Derek Flynn’s practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and advice and counseling to a broad range of businesses and high net worth individuals. Derek is also a seasoned litigator having tried over sixty first chair jury trials to verdict. Derek has represented clients in a wide range of litigation issues, including contracts, construction defects, real estate disputes, employment claims, securities law violations, sports law issues and complex commercial business disputes. Derek has also represented clients before the Texas State Securities Board, Securities and Exchange Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Workforce Commission, Department of Labor, Department of Justice and the NFL Players Association.
Derek has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, a Thompson Reuters legal publication. Texas Super Lawyers in an honor bestowed on two-percent of Texas attorneys. Derek is also AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, the gold standard in attorney ratings that recognizes lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards.
Derek is a native Houstonian but splits his time between our Houston and Austin office and has deep passion for both cities. Derek is a father of three and enjoys coaching his children in a broad range of sports. When he isn’t involved in some aspect of his children’s’ extracurricular activities, Derek enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and cooking, especially barbeque.