Ashton Carlo Bachynsky

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Partner

Location: Houston, Texas
Phone: 713-225-9600
Fax: 281-727-0053
Email: Email Me

 

Mr. Bachynsky has successfully represented numerous employees in a wide variety of employment matters including wrongful termination, race discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblower, retaliation, age, sex, and disability discrimination, severance and employment agreements, and non-competition agreements.

Mr. Bachynsky has also represented businesses and individuals in claims for breach of contract, minority shareholder oppression, defamation, partnership disputes, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, workplace injuries, and trademark infringement. Mr. Bachynsky has also successfully handled a number of class action suits involving the Dallas Cowboys, Pizza Inn, Motorola, Domino’s, Blimpie, Hartford Insurance Company, and others.

Mr. Bachynsky has been named by Texas Monthly Magazine as a “Texas Rising Star” in 2007, 2008 and 2010. “Texas Rising Stars” constitute the top 2.5 percent of up and coming attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics.

Mr. Bachynsky attended The University of the South, Sewanee, in Tennessee for two years before obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston. He obtained his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston where he made the Dean’s list and won mock trial competitions where he was named a top ten speaker. Mr. Bachynsky also served as the Articles Editor on the Corporate Counsel Review. During his last year of law school, Mr. Bachynsky served as a law clerk for Glickman & Hughes, L.L.P. Upon graduating from law school in 1997, Mr. Bachynsky accepted a position with Glickman & Hughes, L.L.P. as an attorney and became a partner in 2006. Mr. Bachynsky was a named partner in Glickman, Carter & Bachynsky, L.L.P. from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Bachynsky is currently a partner in Carter & Bachynsky, L.L.P.

Areas of Practice

50% Business Disputes and Litigation
50% Employment Disputes and Litigation

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1997
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2010

Education

South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
J.D. – 1997
Honors: Dean’s List
Law Journal: Corporate Counsel Review Journal, 1996
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
B.A. – 1993
Major: Business Administration
Sewanee, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
(1988-1990)

Published Works

Claims of Conscience/Sarbanes-Oxley (co-author), State Bar of Texas, 2005
Champion of the Overprivileged: Tricks and Traps in Representing Corporate Executives (co-author), Houston Bar Association, 2009
Protecting Your Client’s Privileged Information from Discovery, Advanced Evidence and Discovery Institute, July, 2000

Representative Cases

Defense of employee in trade secret case against former employer

http://setexasrecord.com/stories/510618003-dupont-dismisses-trade-secrets-suit-against-former-chemist

Class action against the Dallas Cowboys for unsolicited faxes

http://bankrupt.com/CAR_Public/021119.mbx

Class action on unsolicited faxes

https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/1759012/omnibus-intern-inc-v-at-t-inc/

References

Twisted X, Inc.
Taylor Technical Services, Inc.
Ergos Technology, Inc.
Paragon Hospital Services

Classes/Seminars

Champion of the Overprivileged: Tricks and Traps in Representing Corporate Executives, Houston Bar Association, 2009 – Present

Honors and Awards

Texas Rising Star, 2007, 2008, and 2010. “Rising Stars” constitute the top 2.5 percent of up and coming attorneys under the age of forty as selected by their peers and through independent research of Law & Politics.
Completed four marathons, 2007 – 2010
Excellent Avvo rating, January 1, 2010 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas, Member, 1997 – Present
Houston Bar Association, Member, 1997 – Present

Fraternities/Sororities

Chi Psi