Rachel Ziolkowski Ullrich

Rachel Ziolkowski Ullrich

Counsel / Dallas

Rachel Ziolkowski Ullrich is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Rachel represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including jury trials, arbitrations and a variety of administrative hearings (EEOC, Texas Workforce Commission, Department of Labor and other state and federal agencies). She also provides training and counseling services to clients in all areas employment law including employee discipline and terminations, medical leave and workplace accommodation issues, policy creation and implementation and creation and enforcement of restrictive covenants such as non-disclosure, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements.

Rachel has represented companies in a wide range of industries including retail, hospitality, oil & gas, automobile dealerships, assisted living, printing, insurance, manufacturing, aviation, technology and non-profit.

Representative Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment in the Southern District of Texas – Corpus Christi Division on behalf of a national retailer on claims for FMLA retaliation and interference, disability discrimination, age discrimination and sex discrimination.
  • Extensive trial and arbitration experience, most recently having tried a reverse discrimination case on behalf of a major Dallas employer to a unanimous defense verdict.
  • Represented clients in complex employment disputes alleging discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, including drafting and filing motions and pleadings in state and federal court.
  • Represented clients before federal and state administrative agencies such as the EEOC and the Texas Workforce Commission, including responding to EEOC complaints and drafting position statements.
  • Represented clients before the Department of Labor in wage and hour investigations conducted by the Department.
  • Represented clients in wage and hour collective actions claims.
  • Provides counseling and advice to clients on reductions in force and other termination issues.
Honors & Awards
  • "Texas Rising Stars," Super Lawyers magazine