JASMINE HARDING | ATTORNEY
Jasmine M. Harding is an experienced commercial, employment and personal injury litigator who has repeatedly obtained favorable results for her clients. She has extensive experience in litigating various business disputes in both state and federal courts in Texas.
Jasmine has assisted employers and their leadership in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits and charges of discrimination, wage claims, suits for breach of contract, various employment-related torts, suits for violation of state and federal statutes, and a variety of matters that generally occur in the workplace. Similarly, Jasmine is well-versed in business and civil litigation due to her experience in representing businesses and their board of directors in numerous civil disputes.
In addition to her vast experience in litigating matters across Texas, she further provides advice to large businesses and start-ups regarding their internal procedures and HR questions including employment contracts, trainings, employee handbooks and policies.
Before joining Doyle & Seelbach, Jasmine obtained her law degree from the highest-ranked law school in Texas and was an associate at one of the largest insurance defense firms in Texas with a practice that primarily focused on representing individuals and companies in Texas state courts, federal courts and in administrative proceedings.
Jasmine is also a community servant whose faith drives her to dedicate her time to volunteering with homeless communities, inner city youth, less fortunate families and diversity organizations.
The University of Texas School of Law
Awarded Best Brief at Regional Moot Court Competition
National Moot Court Competition Team
Houston Baptist University
Major: Journalism and Mass Communication/ Minor: Christian Studies
Successfully argued and obtained an award for reasonable and necessary attorneys’ fees on a motion to dismiss for a negligence lawsuit in state court.
Successfully argued and obtained an award for reasonable and necessary attorneys’ fees on a motion to dismiss for an employment discrimination lawsuit in federal court.
Successfully argued a Motion to Strike the Original Petition of the Plaintiff, which ultimately resulted in a complete dismissal of the lawsuit with prejudice.
Successfully represented and advocated for clients before various federal agencies, including the EEOC, TWC and the fair housing office.
Negotiated favorable settlements for a number of employers and businesses in lawsuits alleging breach of contract, discrimination and harassment, fraud and various torts.
Professional and Community Organizations
Member- Travis County Women Lawyers Association, present
Volunteer-Front Steps Homeless Shelter, present
Member- Labor and Employment Law Section, Austin Bar Association, present
Member- Austin Young Lawyers Association, present
Member- Labor and Employment Law Section, Texas Bar Association, present
Member- African American Lawyers' Section, Texas Bar Association, present
Member- Austin Black Lawyers Association, 2015-2016
Mentor -Austin Partners in Education, 2015-2016
Volunteer- CHI Street Homeless Outreach, provides necessities to the Austin Homeless Community, 2015-2016
Speeches and Presentations
A Glance at Employment Law, The University of Texas at Austin, July 27, 2018
Profession Panel, From the Perspective of an Employment Lawyer, The University of Texas at Austin, October 9, 2017
Overview of Employment Law, The University of Texas at Austin, July 13, 2017
Texas State Courts
U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas