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Mary Nix


Mary Goodrich Nix is a Partner at LPHS with 25 years of experience handling complex commercial litigation. She frequently handles non-compete and trade secret litigation for publicly traded and privately held companies, including Fortune 500, middle market companies, and startups in a variety of industries.

Ms. Nix has extensive courtroom experience, including multiple jury trials, bench trials and injunction evidentiary hearings. She has arbitrated numerous cases throughout Texas and in other parts of the country. Mary is frequently called upon to assist companies when key employees move between competitors. In her work related to confidential information and trade secret protection, she advises clients in the identification of confidential information, trade secrets and other intellectual property assets and options for protection.

Ms. Nix is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has worked successfully with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), theTexas Workforce Commission (TWC) and several other federal, state and local government agencies when a client is the subject of a complaint. Advocacy in this area includes responding to the complaint, negotiating where appropriate and advocating for her clients in administrative hearings.

Frequent matters she handles include allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference claims, Title VII claims, claims related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and alleged violations of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Equal Pay Act (EPA) and alleged Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) violations.

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