Stacey Cho Hernandez is a Partner and trial lawyer at Carter Arnett. Stacey focuses her practice on complex business disputes and labor and employment litigation. Stacey has tried cases to verdict in state and federal court. Stacey has also represented clients in appeals and original proceedings before the Texas Courts of Appeals and federal courts of appeals.
Stacey has experience representing individuals, corporations, and government entities in all phases of employment-related defense litigation including administrative proceedings, state court and federal court. Stacey regularly advises clients concerning compliance with employment-related statutes and has served as counsel in cases involving claims asserted under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Federal Labor Standards Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, Texas Whistleblower Act, Texas Payday Act, and Texas Labor Code. Stacey also conducts internal investigations, reviews and prepares policies and procedures, and provides training for employers.
Stacey also has a wide array of experience in representing plaintiffs and defendants in commercial disputes involving antitrust, breach of contract, breach of covenants not to compete, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, negligence, tortious interference with contracts, and trademark infringement.
Prior to joining Carter Arnett, Stacey served as judicial intern to Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson at the Supreme Court of Texas and to the Hon. Paul D. Stickney in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Stacey also has experience relating to international criminal trials, which she gained while interning for the Office of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.