Jayde Ashford Brown

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Dallas

1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4719
F: +1.214.659.4401
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Jayde Ashford Brown

Associate

Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4719
F: +1.214.659.4401

Jayde Ashford Brown represents employers in labor and employment matters arising under federal and state law, including, but not limited to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Texas Labor Code. Jayde represents employers before federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies. In addition to litigation, Jayde counsels clients on best practices related to employment policies, employee classifications, and compliance with various federal and state employment laws.

During law school, Jayde was a Judicial intern with the Honorable Judge Jane Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Representative Experience

The following represents experience prior to joining Andrews Kurth:

  • Assisted in successfully defending employers against allegations of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, failure to accommodate, defamation, breach of contract, and other violations of state and federal law
  • Handled all aspects of case management as lead associate on multiple cases; managed collection, review, and production of documents in multiple cases; managed document-review and internal litigation support staff on projects  
  • Drafted and assisted with drafting various motions; prepared and responded to various pretrial motions; drafted and responded to written discovery; drafted position statements and mediation statements; assisted with depositions; assisted with hearings in state and federal courts
  • Conducted employment related trainings to managers and hourly employees on employment law issues
  • Drafted and updated numerous Employee Handbooks; assembled comprehensive, multi-state guide to employee leaves of absence; drafted fifty-state survey regarding laws governing covenants not to compete; prepared various publications and presentations discussing employment issues
  • Independently handled numerous pro bono cases relating to immigration matters; assisted colleagues with various matters requiring Spanish language skills; won firm’s 2014 Most Valuable Translator Award for 123 hours of pro bono service

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