J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, summa cum laude(2009); Order of the Coif; Recipient, Regents Scholarship; Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review; Recipient, Tradition of Excellence Award, Texas Tech Law Review; Member, Phi Delta Phi
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2006, summa cum laude with Highest Honors (2006); Plan I Liberal Arts Honors; Recognized, Distinguished College Scholar
Named “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2014, 2015, 2017
Named as one of Houston's Top Lawyers by H-Town magazine, 2015
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Briefing Attorney, Supreme Court of Texas, Justice Phil Johnson
Julie Offerman’s practice focuses primarily on general civil defense and labor and employment litigation. She has experience representing clients at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts and during investigations by administrative agencies including the EEOC, Texas Workforce Commission, and Department of Labor.
In her labor and employment practice, Ms. Offerman represents employers in Title VII, harassment, age discrimination, ADA, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and non-compete matters. Her practice also includes representing companies in claims involving trademark infringement, violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and general contract disputes.
In addition, Ms. Offerman regularly advises employers on lawsuit avoidance strategies and assists clients with drafting and reviewing employment agreements, policies, procedures, waivers, and releases.
- Houston Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas, Labor and Employment Section
- Attorneys from Six Practice Areas Received Coveted RecognitionJune 2017
- Seven Attorneys from Four Practice Areas Receive Prestigious RecognitionMarch 2015
- Up-and-Coming Attorneys Chosen by Their Peers in Rigorous Selection ProcessMarch 13, 2014
Articles & Publications
- “The Dose Makes the Poison”: Specific Causation in Texas Asbestos Cases After Borg-Warner, 41 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 709 (2009).
- Employment Law from A to Z in Texas, a seminar to human resources managers on strategies designed to avoid employment disputes (Jan. 27, 2011).