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Dallas

1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4645
F: +1.214.659.4401
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Jason R. Regas

Associate

Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4645
F: +1.214.659.4401

Jason Regas is a Board Certified Labor and Employment attorney with experience representing corporate clients in management-side labor and employment litigation involving Title VII, the FLSA, the ADA, the FMLA, the NLRA, the ADEA, OSHA, workers compensation under Section 451 of the Texas Labor Code, covenants not to compete, trade secrets and employment related torts. Jason manages every aspect of litigation from single plaintiff cases to collective/class actions.

Jason also counsels clients on best labor and employment practices relating to hiring and termination decisions, employment policies and employee investigations, the OFCCP and related AAP obligations for federal contractors and subcontractors, WARN and OWBPA obligations in connection with reductions-in-force, employment agreements and proper classification of employees (e.g. exempt/non-exempt, employee/independent contractor, etc.).

Additionally, in connection with Jason's degrees in Accounting and Finance, as well as his statistical background, Jason often reviews and counsels clients on pertinent labor representations of purchase sale agreements and regularly conducts audits and statistical analyses pertaining to promotional, hiring, termination and compensation data.

Representative Experience

Jason has first or second chaired litigation in both state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies, as well as arbitrations before AAA and JAMS. Recently, Jason served as lead counsel for a vacation resort company, obtaining a take nothing judgment following a trial in arbitration. Jason's other representative experience includes:

  • As part of a trial team for a large private equity investment advisor in litigation involving fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative, defamation and contractual claims, Jason assisted in the recovery of $2.8 million in attorney’s fees for his clients and a take nothing verdict in favor of his clients in which the recovery sought against them was approximately $200 million;
  • As lead counsel, successfully defended clients against claims of officer and director liability under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act before the United States Department of Labor;
  • As lead counsel, successfully defended employer against claims of FMLA entitlement, discrimination and retaliation claims in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas;
  • Assisted in successfully defending employer against claims of alleged Fair Housing Act violations;
  • Successfully set aside a default judgment entered against client involving claims of employer negligence related to a workplace injury.

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