Businesses are facing ever-increasing employment compliance issues in all aspects of employee relations. Being proactive and taking preventative steps to minimize risk is the most effective way to avoid costly litigation. Diana Macias Valdez has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Ms. Valdez provides day-to-day, preventative counseling to employers on a wide range of employment law related matters, including preparation of employment agreements, employee discipline and investigations, guidance on employee terminations, preparation of employee manuals and policies, and advice on wage and hour and employee leave issues. She also provides consulting services to employers regarding compliance and understanding of relevant federal and state laws and regulations, including but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.