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  • Monica Oathout is listed as a Notable Texas Labor & Employment Attorney in the just-released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Businesses. After a lengthy and strictly confidential research process that includes interviews with clients, peers and independent market sources... read more »
  • Dick Schwartz and Heather Kabele obtained summary judgment for a major oil company in an environmental whistleblower case in New Orleans, Louisiana. The plaintiff alleged the company terminated his employment because the employee complained about violations of law... read more »
  • SJGO Wins for Volunteer Fire Department SJGO’s Jim Marrow and Steve Rech prevailed in a jury trial over a fire truck that rolled during an emergency response when it collided with a commercial van. SJGO’s clients, a local volunteer fire department and its... read more »
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT Dick Schwartz recently represented a major oil company in a jury trial of a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) claim in Houston. The jury found in favor of our client. The Court entered a take nothing judgment and awarded the oil company its costs... read more »
  • Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Race and Gender Discrimination Case under Title VII The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed summary judgment obtained by Dick Schwartz in a race and gender employment discrimination case filed... read more »
  • Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in TCHRA Case The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed summary judgment obtained by Monica Oathout on all claims in a Texas Commission on Human Rights Act age discrimination claim filed in the United States District Court... read more »
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT ROGER GREENBERG successfully represented a client in the homebuilding industry in an investigation by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Division under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The DOL questioned whether the client’s managers were exempt from the FLSA’s minimum wage... read more »
  • SJGO Women's Network News . . . On October 17, 2013, the group enjoyed an evening of good food, good friends and fine art at Pinot’s Palette in the Galleria area. We each painted our own unique version of “Playful Pansies” shown in the pictures here. We are looking forward to our next event in the Spring. Details to follow soon. read more »
  • On March 23, Firm attorney Monica Oathout ran as a team in the Houston Bar Association 28 th annual John J. Eikenburg Law Week 8K Fun Run... read more »
  • Summary Judgment in Title VII Case - Monica Oathout obtained summary judgment on all claims in a Title VII lawsuit from Judge Vanessa Gilmore of the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas... read more »
  • Summary Judgment in Trade Secret Case - In a trade secret, covenant not to compete and tortious interference dispute in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeking $28 million in damages... read more »
  • Summary Judgment in oil and gas case. - Ed Junell recently obtained a summary judgment on all claims... read more »
  • Favorable settlement in early mediation - Monica Oathout , and David Finck obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of SJGO's client... read more »
  • Insurance coverage obtained after denial - David Finck successfully obtained coverage for the firm's client after... read more »
  • Environmental Contamination - David Finck and Jim Marrow successfully defended the firm's client, an oilfield services company, from claims brought by... read more »
  • Sexual Harassment/Retaliatory Discharge Claim - SJGO defended its client against a former employee who alleged sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge. The plaintiff alleged she had complained about... read more »


Our goal: Results through excellence and integrity

At Schwartz, Junell, Greenberg & Oathout, LLP, we help people and businesses in the United States and internationally solve their problems in and out of the courts. When appropriate, we will try your lawsuit.

Our attorneys are engaged in all aspects of dispute resolution, business advice, and trial practice. If your business is involved in a dispute, our attorneys have probably handled or tried a case in that area of law.

From the moment we meet, we treat your problems as our own. We know how costly disputes can be, and we strive to resolve your problems as efficiently as possible, consistent with your goals. We help you understand your options, so you can make well-informed decisions.

As a firm, we believe timely communication with you is essential to our joint success. We will keep you advised of developments and seek your participation in all key decisions.

Our goal: Results through excellence and integrity.

As a firm of experienced attorneys serving national and international clients, and member of the International Alliance of Law Firms, we have the people and ability to help you with your needs. Contact us for more information.

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Greenberg & Oathout, LLP

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909 Fannin Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77010

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Awards & Affiliations

  • lexis Nexis
  • Super Lawyers
  • International Alliance Of Law Firms
  • The Best Lawyers In America
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | US News 2015
  • 2014 | Best Lawyers | BEST LAW FIRMS | U.S. News
  • USA | 2014

* These attorneys were recognized by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service:
David Finck - 2006
Roger Greenberg - 2007-2011
William Junell, Jr. - 2003-2013
Heather Kabele - 2008-2011
Steven Rech - – Rising Star 2004 - 2005,Super Lawyer 2012, 2013
Richard Schwartz - 2003-2014

** These attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers as among "The Best Lawyers in America":
William Junell, Jr. – Commercial Litigation 1999-2015
Richard Schwartz – ADR 2007-2015, Commercial Litigation 2008-2015, Labor and Employment 2011-2015, Arbitration 2011-2015, Mediation 2011-2015
Steven Rech - Commercial Litigation 2015
Roger Greenberg - Commercial Litigation 2015

*** Monica Oathout is listed as a Notable Texas Labor & Employment Attorney in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA

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