Brenna

R. Lermon

Associate
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

Brenna’s practice focuses on general commercial and employment law arbitrations and litigation in state and federal court. She also regularly represents employers in responding to government agency investigations. A substantial portion of her practice consists of giving employers day-to-day operations advice and drafting employment contracts, handbooks and other policies. Brenna regularly takes depositions, argues motions in state and federal court, and has successfully defended clients in four jury trials, including actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Title VII and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA).

Since beginning her legal career, Brenna has published numerous employment law related articles, and has traveled the state speaking to employer groups. Brenna is a member of the University of Houston Law Center Young Alumni Committee and the University of Houston Law Center Upper Level Mentor program.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Brenna worked in both the Labor & Employment Litigation and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups at an international law firm.

Education

Admissions

  • Memberships

    • Houston Bar Association
    • Houston Young Lawyers Association
    • State Bar of Texas
    • University of Houston Law Center (Upper Level Mentor)
    • University of Houston Law Center Young Alumni Committee

Overview

Brenna’s practice focuses on general commercial and employment law arbitrations and litigation in state and federal court. She also regularly represents employers in responding to government agency investigations. A substantial portion of her practice consists of giving employers day-to-day operations advice and drafting employment contracts, handbooks and other policies. Brenna regularly takes depositions, argues motions in state and federal court, and has successfully defended clients in four jury trials, including actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Title VII and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA).

Since beginning her legal career, Brenna has published numerous employment law related articles, and has traveled the state speaking to employer groups. Brenna is a member of the University of Houston Law Center Young Alumni Committee and the University of Houston Law Center Upper Level Mentor program.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Brenna worked in both the Labor & Employment Litigation and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups at an international law firm.

Experience

  • Title VII + TCHRA Defense

    Assisted in defending against a sex discrimination claim in a jury trial that resulted in a unanimous jury verdict dismissing all claims against our client.

  • FLSA Defense

    Assisted in the successful appeal before the Fifth Circuit, which ruled that the district court erred by denying an energy industry service provider’s motion to compel arbitration

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  • FLSA Defense

    Assisted in defending against a single plaintiff FLSA jury trial that ended in a complete verdict for our client on all issues.

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