John F. Melton, Austin Employment Attorney
Austin employment lawyer John F. Melton has been Board Certified in Labor and Employment law since 2008 and has been listed as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2011, an honor reserved for the top 5 percent of lawyers in Texas.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Mr. Melton graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1996 and The University of San Diego School of Law in 1999. He has been licensed as an attorney in the State of Texas by the Texas Supreme Court since 1999.
Since that time, Mr. Melton has represented hundreds of employees in litigation with their employers and former employers and has developed an excellent reputation in that area, as well as a reputation for handling tougher personal injury cases that he is occasionally referred from former clients or lawyers.
Mr. Melton has obtained numerous verdicts and settlement totaling in the millions of dollars. These cases include numerous overtime class actions lawsuits, age, race and gender discrimination lawsuits, sexual harassment claims, trucking accidents, and other personal injury cases.
Mr. Melton is licensed in federal court in the Western District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas and Southern District of Texas. He is a Fellow Member of the Texas Bar Foundation—an honor reserved for the top 1 percent of lawyers in Texas, a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association.