HOUSTON (February 18, 2014) - McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Kimberly M. James and Tamecia G. Harris have joined the firm’s Houston office.  Both attorneys will handle labor and employment and other general business and corporate matters.

“We are thrilled to continue to grow our labor and employment team in Houston with the addition of these two exceptional attorneys,” said Kyle Ferachi, Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford’s Houston office. 

Kimberly James has joined the firm as Of Counsel and has nearly 20 years of experience representing private entities, public and private schools, community colleges, universities, municipalities and other governmental entities in labor and employment law, real estate, and other corporate matters.  She has defended clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Commissioner of Education, and in state and federal courts.  Ms. James also conducts training for clients on a variety of employment and management issues.  She received her J.D. from Texas Southern University in 1995 (with honors, member of Law Review) and her B.A. from Texas Southern University in 1991.

Tamecia Harris has joined the firm as an Associate and has experience handling labor and employment matters, including wrongful termination, negligence, whistleblower retaliation, discrimination and wage disputes.  She has also conducted client training on employment topics including healthcare reform, sexual harassment and other personnel matters.  Ms. Harris received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 2012, her M.B.A. from the University of Houston Bauer College of Business in 2012, and her B.S. from the University of Houston in 2009. 

“Joining McGlinchey Stafford was the perfect fit for me and my clients,” said Kimberly James.  “I am excited about the opportunities and support that the firm provides to laterals for professional growth, as well as the additional legal resources available for my clients.”

About McGlinchey Stafford

McGlinchey Stafford is a full-service law firm providing innovative legal counsel to business clients nationwide. Guiding clients wherever business and law intersect, McGlinchey Stafford’s 180 attorneys are based in eleven offices in California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio and Texas.  For more information, visit www.mcglinchey.com.