Jennette E DePonte

Jennette E DePonte

McCathern, PLLC
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Insurance Claims ...
  • Texas
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Jennette E. DePonte is a Partner at the McCathern office in Frisco, Texas. Mrs. DePonte has an extensive litigation and trial background, having tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in Texas. Her practice focuses on litigation involving employer-employee relations. Specifically, she has litigated tort and non-subscriber claims, employment-related torts, ERISA claims, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour claims and collective actions, and civil rights claims under state and federal law.

Mrs. DePonte has defended national and regional employers in a wide range of employment-related issues, represented employers before numerous federal and state agencies, and handled trials and appeals in federal and state courts. Recently, she achieved a major arbitration victory for a large, global retail client. She also provides clients with general advice and counseling on a variety of employment and human resources matters. Mrs. DePonte attained Board Certification from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) in Labor and Employment Law in 2007 and in Civil Trial Law in 2012.

Mrs. DePonte earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 and she received her law degree from the South Texas College of Law in 1996. She was named by D Magazine as a Dallas’ Best Lawyer for Labor & Employment Law in 2014, 2016, and 2017 and is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association (DBA).

South Texas College of Law
J.D. (1996)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1988)
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Professional Experience
McCathern, PLLC
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Civil Trial Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Labor and Employment Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 00795935
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Jennette DePonte Profile on McCathern Website
McCathern Website
Contact & Map
McCathern, PLLC
One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Toll-Free: (214) 741-2662
Telephone: (214) 741-2662
Fax: (214) 741-4717