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Rod Tanner attorney, Tanner and Associates, P.C.Rod Tanner

Practice Areas   Education   Certification/Specialty
Bar Admissions   Professional Associations and Memberships   Honors and Awards   Publications

Current Employment


Managing Shareholder, Tanner & Associates, P.C., Fort Worth, Texas

Practice Areas


Civil Trials and Appeals in Federal and State Courts
Labor Law
Employment Law
Class Actions

Education


B.A. with Honors, English Literature, The University of Texas at Austin (1973)
J.D., The University of Texas School of Law (1976)

Certification/Specialty


Board Certified Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization




Bar Admissions


State Bar of Texas (1976)
United States Supreme Court (2005)
Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1981)
Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1995)
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas (1980)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (1981)
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (1995)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (1998)

Honors and Awards

Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (2006-2007)
Appears in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White 1996-2007)
Named “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Recognized as one of Texas’ top 16 labor and employment attorneys
Texas Lawyer (Feb. 2001)
Recognized as best labor and employment attorney in Tarrant County, Texas
Fort Worth Business Press (May 2001)

Professional Associations and Memberships


Co-Chair, National Employment Lawyers Association Labor Law Committee (2005-2007)
Past Chair, State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section (1995-1996)
Past Chair, Tarrant County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section (1998-1999)
Founding Member, Texas Employment Lawyers Association
Member, Tarrant County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
Member, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
Member, American Trial Lawyers Association (Employment Rights Section)
Member, American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
Member, Dallas County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)

Publications and Oral Presentations


Contributing Author, Texas Employment Law (James Publishing, Inc. 2006)
Chapter 18 – Procedures and Remedies Under Texas Commission on Human Rights Act  Chapter 24 – Discrimination Based on National Origin, Religion and Other Grounds

Author – Recent Developments in Religious Discrimination Law
State Bar of Texas Advanced Employment Law Course (2007)

Author/Speaker – Religious Discrimination Law
Texas Employment Lawyers Association Annual Employment Law Conference (2006)

Author – Application of National Labor Relations Act to Non Union Workplaces, The Employee Advocate (Spring/Summer 2006)

Author/Speaker – Developments in Religious Discrimination Law
National Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference (2006)

Author – Neutrality Agreements and Voluntary Recognition
The University of Texas School of Law Thirteenth Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (2006)

Author/Speaker – Non Competition Agreements
Tarrant County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference (2006)

Conference Chair, Employment Law Update, Tarrant County Bar Association (2006)

Author – Non Traditional Labor Law
State Bar of Texas Advanced Labor and Employment Law Course (2006)

Author/Speaker – Recent Developments Under National Labor Relations Act
State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section (2005)

Author/Speaker – Recent First Amendment Developments in Employment Cases
Texas Employment Lawyers Association Annual Employment Law Conference (2005)
 
Chair, Planning Committee – The University of Texas School of Law Twelfth Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (2005)

Author/Speaker – Brave New World of Employment Discrimination Law After Desert Palace
Tarrant County Bar Association (2005)

Author – To §9(B) Or Not §9(B), Texas Lawyer (2005)

Co-Author – Discovery Tactics in Employment Cases
Texas Employment Lawyers Association Annual Employment Law Conference (2004)

Author/Speaker – Texas Commission on Human Rights Act: Procedures and Remedies
State Bar of Texas Legal Assistants Division (2004)

Author – Employees May Sue for Constructive Discharge Under Title VII
Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin (2004)

Author/Speaker – Constructive Discharge
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (2004)

Speaker – Economic Activity Under National Labor Relations Act
American Bar Association Regional Institute (2003)

Author/Speaker – Texas Employment Tort Law Developments
Texas Employment Lawyers Association Annual Employment Law Conference (2003)

Author/Speaker – State Employment Tort Law Developments
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (2003)

Author/Speaker – Recent Developments Under National Labor Relations Act
State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Update (2003)

Author/Speaker – State Tort Law Update
Tarrant County Bar Association Seminar (2003)

Author/Speaker – State Employment Tort Law Update
National Employment Lawyers Association/Dallas Chapter Annual Seminar (2003)

Author/Speaker – Post Sturgis Developments Under National Labor Relations Act
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Southern Regional Conference (2002)

Speaker – Mock Trial of Non Competition/Confidentiality Agreement Case
State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section Seminar (2002)

Author/Speaker – State Tort Law Update
The University of Texas Law School Labor and Employment Law Conference (2002)

Author/Speaker – Fair Labor Standards Act Update
State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Update (2002)

Author/Speaker – Discipline and Privacy in The Workplace in An Electronic Age
National Academy of Arbitrators/Industrial Relations Research Association – North Texas Chapter Annual Labor-Management Conference (2002)

Author/Speaker – Selected Federal Labor Law Issues
Northern District of Texas/ABA Federal Law Clerks Training Conference (2001)

Author – Recent Developments In Employment Class Actions
National Employment Lawyers Association/Dallas Chapter Annual Seminar (2001)

Author/Speaker – Recent NLRA Developments Affecting Nonunion and Unionized Employers
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (2001)

Co-Author/Speaker – Recent Developments in Employment Law
Baylor University School of Law General Practice Institute (2001)

Author/Speaker – Taking the Deposition of Key Witnesses
State Bar of Texas Advanced Labor and Employment Law Course (1999)

Author/Speaker – Remedies in Employment Cases
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (1999)

Author/Speaker – Federal and State Case Law Update
National Employment Lawyers Association/San Antonio Chapter Annual Seminar (1999)

Author/Speaker – Ghettoes in the Workplace: Race and Gender Segregation
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (1998)

Author/Speaker – NLRA at the Millennium: Selected Issues
Tarrant County Bar Association Annual Labor and Employment Law Update (1998)

Author/Speaker – Dealing with Rambo Litigators
National Employment Lawyers Association/Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter (1997)

Author/Speaker – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Fort Worth Paralegal Association (1997)

Author – Anatomy of A Strike, Texas Lawyer (1997)

Course Director – State Bar of Texas Advanced Labor and Employment Law Course (1996)

Author/Speaker – Electromation and Beyond: Employee Participation Programs Under the National Labor Relations Act
The University of Texas Law School Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (1994)

Author/Speaker – An Overview of the ADA: An Introduction and Legislative Background
South Texas College of Law, Americans with Disabilities Act Seminar (1992)

Author – The Judge, the Philosopher and the Personal Privacy Exemption of the Freedom of  Information Act, Privacy and Public Disclosures Under Freedom of Information Act, No. 11

Tarlton Law Library Legal Bibliography Series (1976)
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