Ogletree Deakins • San Antonio, Texas
Visibility and Networking
2700 Weston Centre
112 East Pecan Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Burke Huber practices in a variety of areas involving labor and employment law in both federal and state jurisdictions. Mr. Huber’s practice exclusively involves representing management to assist employers in counseling and litigation. Mr. Huber has participated as a speaker for employment law seminars to educate clients and practitioners on issues involving all aspects of Texas and federal employment law. Mr. Huber has represented employers in numerous employment discrimination litigation matters, including hostile work environment, sexual harassment (including same-sex), religious and racial discrimination, workers? compensation retaliation, and non-compete matters and whistle blower claims; ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Sarbines-Oxley and OSHA litigation. Mr. Huber also represents clients during investigations by administrative agencies including the EEOC, Texas Workforce Commission, Department of Labor and NLRB. Recent matters include compelling enforcement of binding arbitration agreements, defense of numerous class action litigation cases brought by the EEOC alleging sexual harassment (including a same sex class action case), and FLSA litigation. Mr. Huber has litigated a number of high profile cases, including Lewis & Hurst Orthodontics, 292 F. Supp. 2d 908 (W. D. Tex. 2003); In re Alamo Lumber, 23 S. W. 3d 577 (Tex. App. ? San Antonio 2000, petition denied); Cupit v. Watts?90 F. 3d 107 (5th Cir. 1996); Richter v. Merchant Fast Motor Lines, Inc., 83 F. 3d 96 (5th Cir. 1996); Bevills v. Merchants Fast Motor Lines, Inc., 876 F. Supp. 129 (N. D. Tex. 1995); Williams v. Merchants Fast Motor Lines, Inc., 876 F. Supp. 127 ( N. D. Tex. 1994). Mr. Huber holds the highest rating assigned by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Huber began his career as Assistant Prosecutor for Kerr County, Texas. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Huber was Director of Human Resources for several major operations, 1974 ? 1984. Mr. Huber’s involvement in human resource management included all areas of labor relations, employee relations, safety and security.
- College: B.S. Sam Houston State, 1976
- Law School: J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1989