Derek Braziel represents plaintiffs in collective action and class action litigation concerning rights asserted under the FLSA and commensurate state laws governing wages. Although based in Texas, Derek has a national practice and has represented employees from across the nation. Since exclusively focusing his practice on wage and hour cases, Derek has recovered more than $120 million in unpaid wages for his clients.
Derek received his B.B.A. from Baylor University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Howell Cobb of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
Derek is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He was recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly from 2003 to the present, and was selected by D Magazine as one of Dallas’ Best Lawyers from 2004 to 2013