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Cases & Results

Each case is individual and unique. Past results are not indicators or guarantors of future results

 



  • Executive Severance Negotiation
    Houston, Texas
    Represented executive in negotiating separation agreement involving severance payments, non-compete provisions, and use of executive’s copyrighted intellectual property.
  • Partner Non-Compete Agreement and Severance
    Houston, Texas
    Represented doctor who was partner in medical group in dispute regarding overbroad non-competition agreement, and negotiated severance agreement with practice group.
    Schreiber | Knockaert was able to dramatically reduce restrictions in non-compete and negotiate favorable settlement for doctor.
  • Wage and Hour / Overtime
    San Antonio, Texas
    Represented multiple employees of oilfield services company who were not paid overtime on long and dangerous jobs.
    Successfully sued company and obtained confidential settlement for overtime owed and attorneys’ fees.
  • Employee Sexual Harassment
    Confidential Settlement
    Houston, Texas
    Represented male administrative employee of school district who was sexually harassed by a female superior and constructively discharged (fired) from employment. Case settled after depositions of plaintiff and supervisor, for five times the amount of pre-suit offer from defendant.
  • Defamation & Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
    Jones v. Deep South Crane & Rigging
    Houston, Texas
    Represented employee in male-on-male sexually based defamation by supervisor, and intentional infliction of emotional distress for bullying by supervisor as way to control workers on heavy-industrial worksite.
    Confidential settlement reached just prior to jury questioning.
  • Retaliation / Wrongful Termination
    Confidential settlement
    Philippe Heusdain v. Spartan Flow Control Services, LLC
    San Antonio, Texas
    Representing former Spartan Flow Control employee who was fired for participating in wage/hour overtime lawsuit against Spartan, when his wife was 8 ½ months pregnant, taking his job, his health insurance and truck on two hours’ notice.
    Confidential settlement reached
  • ERISA – Wrongful Termination
    Confidential Settlement
    Galicia v. Wal-Mart
    Sealy, Texas
    Representing employee with Hepatitis C, who was fired under pretext after utilizing insurance benefits for expensive, prescribed and approved Hep C medicine. Company cut off health benefits and initially contested unemployment, leading to break in treatment with potentially life-saving cure.
    Confidential settlement reached

Representative Pending Cases

  • Wrongful Termination / Civil Rights
    Thome v. YMCA of Greater Houston
    Houston, Texas
    Representing former aquatics manager in pregnancy (sex) discrimination lawsuit, terminated after becoming a single mother, on a pretext, when 8 ½ months pregnant, had accrued vacation and sick leave taken away, along with health care for herself and new baby.
  • Wrongful Termination / Civil Rights
    Singleton v. YMCA of Greater Houston
    Houston, Texas
    Representing former healthy living manager in race and age discrimination, wrongful termination lawsuit.
  • Age Discrimination
    Dr. John McNeely v. UT Health
    Houston, Texas
    Representing anesthesiologist terminated by UT Health to lower costs by hiring a replacement under the age of 40.

Joseph M. Schreiber

Founding Partner

Erik A. Knockaert

Founding Partner