The Blankenship Firm

Texas Employment Law

Lance Blankenship - San Antonio TX Employment Lawyer

Lance C Blankenship

Managing Attorney

Mr. Blankenship is a highly experienced employment attorney that represented local businesses and national companies as lead employment counsel in working for a Statewide law firm for more than a decade. He then shifted his focus to assisting employees in the fight against these companies for their employment rights in a large Plaintiff’s firm.  Now he brings this experience to you on an individual basis, with more personal contact, and at truly reasonable cost.

He is admitted to practice in the State of Texas, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. Mr. Blankenship brings his experience of having overseen the Employment Law Section and cases for a Statewide defense firm to now assist workers and small businesses. Mr. Blankenship has worked with large public and private entities, in both corporate and insurance defense claims, as well as for individuals, with issues arising out of:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, national origin, sex)

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (including accessibility violations and standards)

  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act

  • Texas Commission on Human Rights Act

  • Older Worker’s Benefits Protection Act

  • OSHA investigated industry Claims

  • Nursing & Medical Staff Retaliation Claims

  • Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Family and Medical Leave Act

  • National Labor Relations Act

  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

  • State Unemployment Claims

  • Retaliation for Worker’s Compensation Claims

  • Covenants Not to Compete

At Blankenship Law PLLC, Mr. Blankenship continues to engage in administrative proceedings and litigation, except now he fights for employees’ rights. In his prior practice, Mr. Blankenship has also provided services and engaged in litigation on personal injury, real estate, construction and other professional liability matters.
Mr. Blankenship earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Trinity University and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University. He is a member of the Austin and San Antonio Bar Associations

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2003

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2004

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2004

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas

    • J.D. – 2003

  • Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

    • B.S. – 1998

    • Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member

  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member

 

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