Ian A. Wright centers his legal practice on labor and employment issues affecting clients both in Texas and across the United States. With a focus on defense, Ian helps employers resolve issues related to discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and compliance under various statutory schemes, including Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, and the FMLA. He assists clients with cases of all sizes, ranging from single plaintiff litigation to large class and collective actions.
Committed to public service, Ian is also an active member of the firm’s pro bono practice and local groups committed to ensuring social justice. During law school, Ian served as articles editor of the Houston Law Review; as a student attorney for the University of Houston Law Center’s Civil Practice Clinic, where he served indigent clients; and as a mediator through a partnership between the Mediation Clinic and the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center.
University of Houston Law Center, 2016, J.D., cum laude
University of St. Thomas, 2008, B.A., Liberal Arts: English and Biology, cum laude
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)
Member, Planned Parenthood Young Leaders Steering Committee
Member, Order of the Barons
Former President, Evening Law Students Association
Former Co-Chair, If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, Houston Chapter
Recipient, LEX Award for the highest grade both semesters in first year legal research and writing