General Counsel

A general counsel’s role is to manage a company’s legal operations. With substantial in-house experience, Wittliff | Cutter | Austin can provide high-caliber, cost-effective general counsel services, either as a turn-key external solution, or as a supplement to a company’s existing legal operations.


Drafting and/or negotiating commercial leases, employee handbooks, executive agreements, independent contractor agreements, proprietary information and inventions assignment agreements, confidentiality agreements, offer letters, non-competition/non-solicitation agreements, separation agreements, equity compensation plans, employee vacation policies, vendor agreements, and insurance policies.

Conducting trademark applications, and employment discrimination investigations/risk assessments.

Advising clients on issues relating to litigation management, employment practices, insurance coverage, unfair business practices, subpoena responses, protection of proprietary information, shareholder liability, corporate governance, and trademark/brand protection.

Relevant Law:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Texas Payday Act
  • Texas Business Organizations Code
  • Texas Securities Act
  • Securities Act of 1933
  • Trademark Act of 1946

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