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.), 2023-2024
- Labor and Employment Law – Management, 2023-2024
- Patent Law, 2024
- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2024
- 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
August 24, 2023Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s August 2023 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
March 23, 2023Podcasts
JW Fast Takes Podcast | ~7.5 minutes
Jamila Brinson and Shelisa Brock are both first-generation attorneys who have found their place at Jackson Walker, helping provide for their families and mentoring those who are new to the legal profession. In this Fast Takes episode, Courtney White speaks with Jamila and Shelisa about their upbringings and journeys to practicing law.
April 24, 2023Newsletters
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March 23, 2023Attorney News
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
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August 18, 2022Newsletters
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
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November 9, 2021Client Results
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.