Laura Hilton HallmonPartner, Fort Worth

Ms. Hallmon is a 1996 graduate of Baylor University and received her Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University School of Law in 1999. While in law school, Ms. Hallmon clerked for the Civil Division of the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, the law firm of Fielding, Barrett & Taylor, L.L.P., the Child Support Enforcement Division of the Office of the Attorney General, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas and the 213th Judicial District Court of Tarrant County. Ms. Hallmon was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in May of 1999 and is also admitted to practice before each of the U.S. District Courts for the four Districts of Texas, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ms. Hallmon began her practice with the Law Offices of David Fielding in March 1999, becoming a partner in January 2005. In September 2015, after nearly 11 years of serving clients together as Fielding, Parker & Hallmon, Ms. Hallmon, Mr. Fielding and Mr. Parker brought their labor and employment law practice to Cantey Hanger. A career-long employment law litigator, Ms. Hallmon strives to offer her clients practical solutions to the variety of challenges that arise in the modern workplace, specifically focusing her practice on the prosecution and defense of a variety of state and federal employment law matters, including harassment and discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour disputes and restrictive covenants prohibiting competition. In addition to providing representation in litigation and a wide range of administrative proceedings and investigations, Ms. Hallmon also counsels clients on litigation avoidance through effective employment practices and compliance.

Principal Practice Areas

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1996
  • Fielding, Parker & Hallmon, LLP (January 2005 – August 2015)
  • Law Offices of David Fielding, LLP (March 1999 – December 2004)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Baylor Line Foundation (originally Baylor Alumni Association)

    – President-Elect, June 2017-Present
    – Executive Committee, June 2016-Present
    – Board of Directors, June 2016-Present

  • Baylor University, Board of Regents, Interim Alumni Regent Nominee, 2017
  • Arlington Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Baylor Scott & White Health Research Institute, Institutional Review Board, 2014-Present
  • Girls Inc. of Tarrant County’s Summer SMART Camps Facilitator, 2014
  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, 2012-Present
  • Junior League of Arlington, 2009-Present
  • Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, 2007-Present
  • Leadership Fort Worth, 2007-2008
  • Associate Member of the Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of Court, 2002-2003
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 1999-Present

    Labor and Employment Law Section
    – Board of Officers, 2002-2006
    – Section Chair, 2005-2006
    Women’s Section
    – Board of Officers, 2001-2006
    – Section Chair, 2005-2006
    National Adoption Day Committee, 2002-2004

  • American Bar Association, 1999-Present