Devon D. Sharp

Dallas

Shareholder

500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7539
E: dsharp@munsch.com

Devon is a member of the Litigation section and the Labor & Employment special industry group in the Dallas office of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, PC. Her practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation, with an emphasis in employment law.

Devon represents clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies in disputes involving a variety of employment laws and regulations, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Texas Payday Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).

Additionally, Devon regularly counsels employers and executives on non-compete agreements, protection of confidential information and trade secrets, development of employee handbooks and policies, and general compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulations.

Devon also represents companies and individuals in a broad range of commercial disputes, general contract litigation, insurance coverage litigation and franchise litigation.

Devon is active in Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC), a volunteer organization made up of female lawyers, judges, and law students from across DFW. ASC's mission is to support local nonprofit organizations whose programs benefit women, children, and families. Additionally, from 2011 to 2013, Devon served as Associate Liaison to the Munsch Hardt Management Committee, an elected position.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University
    • Graduated summa cum laude
    • Minor in Spanish
  • Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2017

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

  • Attorneys Serving the Community, 5K Committee Co-chair, 2010 - 2015; Meeting Arrangements Committee Co-chair, 2010 - 2013; Luncheon Arrangements Committee Co-chair, 2013 - 2014; Charity Selection Committee Co-chair, 2013 - 2014
  • Dallas Bar Association, Appellate Law, Business Litigation, and Labor and Employment Law Sections, Member
  • Dallas HR, Member
  • Dallas Summer Musicals Associate Producers, Board of Directors, 2010 - Present; Events Co-chair, 2011 - 2012; Vice President, 2013; President-Elect, 2014; President, 2014 - 2015
  • State Bar of Texas, Appellate Law, Labor and Employment Law, and Litigation Sections, Member
  • Women in Hotel Investments, Member

ARTICLES

January 2015
Updates to OSHA’s Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements

Devon Sharp’s latest post to An Employer’s Navigator.

December 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Docket – Cases to Watch

An Employer's Navigator

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