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Sheppard Mullin Expands In Houston With Prominent Labor And Employment Litigator Angeles Garcia Cassin


Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Angeles Garcia Cassin has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group. Cassin was most recently a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig.

Cassin is a skilled labor and employment and commercial disputes trial attorney. She defends companies against claims of discrimination, retaliation, unpaid wages and misappropriation of trade secrets in addition to representing companies in breach of contract and related commercial claims. Cassin’s employment counseling practice focuses on the healthcare, retail and e-commerce sectors. She advises clients and defends against claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. She also handles litigation related to Title VII discrimination and retaliation as well as workers' compensation retaliation claims.

“We are delighted to be growing our Houston office with Angeles,” said Luca Salvi, chair of Sheppard Mullin. “Angeles is a dynamic and talented practitioner and her focus on healthcare, retail and ecommerce fits perfectly with the strategic strengths in our labor and employment practice and will benefit our clients in Texas and firmwide. Angeles, along with new partners Doug Swill, Megan Rooney and Mike Wilson, expands our healthcare team in two key markets and nationally.”

A fluent Spanish speaker, Cassin uses her language skills to represent international clients in other types of commercial disputes.

Denise Giraudo, co-leader of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group, added, “Our market-leading practice is known across the country for our successes inside and outside of the courtroom, and Angeles’ experience counseling and advocating on behalf of large, international healthcare providers, retailers and ecommerce businesses will be a very welcome addition to our existing and new clients.”

Cassin received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center where she was a member of the Houston Law Review.  

About Sheppard Mullin’s Labor and Employment Practice

With over 140 attorneys nationwide, our Labor & Employment practice group has expertise in all matters affecting the workplace, including wage and hour, class, collective and representative actions, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employment agreements, executive compensation, union management relations, and benefits. Additionally, our immigration and international labor practices provide global organizations with support within the U.S. and abroad. The strength and depth of our full-service practice is rooted in the ability to deliver pragmatic solutions, value and top-notch labor and employment law counseling.

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