Daniel Lenhoff  »  Senior Associate
Daniel Lenhoff is board-certified in Labor and Employment Law. Now an exclusively management-side attorney, he has previously represented clients on both the plaintiff’s and defendant’s side, with experience in traditional labor law and employment law. He has successfully advised and represented clients in disputes under collective-bargaining agreements, state and federal law, and agency grievance procedures. He uses his experience contesting disputes in formal proceedings to help employers prevent issues from reaching that point and to succeed when those disputes do go to court.

Representative Experience


  • Litigated collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and advised clients on Department of Labor investigations under the Act.
  • Litigated actions based on, and advised clients on, ERISA plans.
  • Litigated actions based on, and advised clients on, disputes under federal employment statutes and various states’ employment statutes.
  • Prevailed in numerous labor arbitrations contesting both discipline and contract interpretations.
  • Advised clients on labor contract negotiations.
  • Advised clients on trade secrets, confidentiality, and covenants not to compete.
  • Represented clients before state and federal administrative agencies.

Court Admissions

  • State of Texas, U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Texas, the Western District of Texas, and the District of New Mexico

Background and Education

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Associate, David Van Os & Associates, Austin, Texas, Union and Plaintiff’s side Labor and Employment Firm
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Cathy Cochran, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2011 (Texas Law Review)
  • Rice University, B.A. Biology, 2005 (Century Scholar)