Shelisa E. Brock
Shelisa Brock is an associate based in Labor & Employment who has represented clients across a variety of industries in both state and federal court as well as before federal and state employment practice agencies.
Experienced in all phases of litigation, Shelisa has represented clients in a wide range of labor and employment law, including matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour disputes. She has also represented clients in union grievance proceedings.
In her advisory role, Shelisa counsels clients on employee policies and procedures, covenants not to compete, layoffs, executive contracts, and other matters affecting the employer-employee relationship. She also assists clients in investigating allegations of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.
B.A., with honors, University of Texas at Austin
J.D., University of Texas School of Law
- Breach of contract
- Employment disputes
- Raiding disputes
- Partnership disputes
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
- Personal injury
- Wrongful Death
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Labor and Employment Law – Management, 2023
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2023
- “Top 40 Under 40,” The National Black Lawyers, 2019
“Introduction to Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Retaliation Claims,” TexasBarCLE’s 31st Annual Advanced Employment Law Course (January 2023)
- Susan G. Komen Dallas County Board of Directors, Member
- South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc., Member
- Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, Volunteer
- Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder Program, 2018
March 23, 2023Attorney News
Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2023 Texas Rising Stars
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 63 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2023 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list, which recognizes only 5% of Texas attorneys who either are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
November 17, 2022Newsletters
JW Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter – November 2022
View Jackson Walker’s November 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
August 18, 2022Newsletters
Labor & Employment Dispatch: August 2022
View the August 2022 edition of the Labor & Employment Dispatch.
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
April 21, 2022Newsletters
JW Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter – April 2022
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November 9, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker Wins Release for Client Serving Life Sentence
In partnership with the Buried Alive Project, a national nonprofit launched to help free prisoners sentenced to life without parole for nonviolent drug offenses, Jackson Walker sought a reduction in the life sentence of Robert Dale Gray, who received a mandatory life sentence without parole in 1997 for a third felony drug conviction.
May 8, 2020Insights
Dallas County Amends COVID-19 Public Health Control Order as State Enters Phase Two of Open Texas Plan
On May 8, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an amended public health control order to more closely align with recent statewide orders issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
April 28, 2020Insights
Governor Abbott Announces Phase One to Open Texas After COVID-19
On April 27, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott announced that he intends to allow the state’s stay at home orders to expire on April 30, paving the way for ramping up the Texas economy again in three phases.
December 16, 2019Attorney News
The National Black Lawyers Lists Jamila Brinson, Shelisa Brock, Judy Bennett Garner, and Trey McDonald Among the “Top 40 Under 40”
An invitation-only network of the top black attorneys from each state, The National Black Lawyers supplies members with professional resources for increasing their knowledge and building referral connections. Members are plaintiff and defense lawyers from across the nation who practice in over 30 areas of law.
October 26, 2016Insights
The First Amendment: Without a Friend in the 2016 Election Cycle?
By Shannon Zmud Teicher | With Election Day less than two weeks away, it’s an interesting time for the First Amendment. Unlike the Second Amendment where party lines appear strong, the 2016 presidential candidates’ stance on First Amendment issues and the press is complex, highly individualized, and sometimes at odds with party association.