Beverly M. Bond
Beverly Bond is Deputy Partner-in-Charge of the Dallas office of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP. She represents clients in a variety of complex litigation on both a local and national level. As national counsel to several global corporations, Beverly manages case strategy, expert development, and trials nationwide. She has significant trial experience and has successfully defended clients in federal and state courts across the country.
Labor & Employment
- Represented numerous large corporations in more than 60 employment cases, including Alcoa, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Rotech Healthcare, and ResCare.
- Participated in all phases of the litigation from inception of a case through trial, including conducting investigations, interviewing employees, deposing plaintiffs, preparing corporate managers for deposition, arguing motions, mediation, and trial.
- Defended wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas Payday Law.
- Defended discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims under federal and state laws, including allegations of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and discrimination based on age, race, and religion.
- Represented employers in matters involving employment contracts and covenant agreements.
- Defended retaliatory discharge cases under Texas Workers' Compensation Act
- Successfully argued motions for summary judgment to dismiss employment claims in both federal and state courts.
- Advises businesses on drafting employment handbooks, policy manuals, and contracts.
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- The Missouri Bar
- Defense Research Institute (DRI)
"Strategy in Written Discovery, Fact and Expert Witness Depositions, and Trial," In House CLE Series (May 2, 2014)
"Preparing and Defending Your Corporate Witness at Trial," In House CLE Series (May 2, 2014)
"Some Mesothelioma Patients Are Living Much Longer - Why, How Often and What's Ahead - Will "Living Meso" Trials Become Common," Perrin Conferences, The Newest Trends in Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma Cases, Chicago, Illinois (June 19, 2013)
Articles and publications
- Davenport, et al. v. Alcoa Inc.
- White v. Alcoa Inc., et al.
- Robert Wayne Henderson v. Asbestos Companies, et al.
- Gilbert G. Llanes, Deceased v. Aluminum Company of America, et al.
- Melba Learn v. Alfa Laval, Inc., et al.
- Richard Manning filed in Houston v. Warren Pumps
- Stanley Racik v. Alfa Laval,Inc.
- James Gallagher v. Union Carbide
J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2001)
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee (1998)
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- HPTY Wins Daubert Motion in Federal Court Take-Home Asbestos Case for Premises Client
- Third Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Trial Court Dismissal Of Claims Against Premises Owner Client In Take-Home Multi-Substance Toxic Exposure Case
- HPTY Obtains Dismissal Order In Federal Court Take-Home Multi-Substance Toxic Exposure Case
- HPTY Wins Bench Trial on Workers' Compensation Affirmative Defense
- HPTY Negotiates Voluntary Dismissal of Personal Injury Claims