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Jane Legler Byrne

Jane Legler Byrne

Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas
Northern Federal District of Texas
Western District of Texas
Eastern Federal District of Texas
Southern Federal District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


Jane Byrne has extensive experience exclusively representing employees in employment related disputes. Ms. Byrne focuses her practice on discrimination litigation, including age, sex, race, disability, and retaliation discrimination, as well as whistleblower, wage and hour, and breach of contract employment disputes. Ms. Byrne represents employees in state and federal trial and appellate courts, arbitrations, mediations, and before state and federal employment agencies.


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
L.L.M. concentrating in civil rights litigation
University of Minnesota Law School
Juris Doctorate, cum laude
Minnesota Law Review Notes and Comments Editor
University of North Dakota
BA, summa cum laude

Professional Activities

Member - National Employment Law Association (NELA)

Member - Texas Employment Lawyers Association (TELA)

Jane Legler Byrne has been AV rated by her peers at

3141 Hood Street, Suite 310
Dallas, Texas 75219
Office: (214) 748-7777
Fax: (214) 748-7778

Practice Areas

  • Age Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Family & Medical Leave Act
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Retaliation Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Veteran/Military Employment Rights
  • Unpaid Overtime/ Misclassification (FLSA)
  • Whistleblower Cases
  • Wrongful Termination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Severance Agreements
  • Disability Discrimination