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Victor N. Corpuz

Principal
Dallas

P 214-520-2400
F 214-520-2008
CorpuzV@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Victor Navasca Corpuz is a Principal in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining the firm in June 2000, he has handled workers’ compensation retaliation cases, all claims of discrimination under Title VII, FMLA, ADA, and ADEA and their state law equivalents and cases under the FLSA.

After law school, Mr. Corpuz practiced for eleven years in insurance defense, handling medical malpractice cases, wrongful death cases, and employment law litigation. Mr. Corpuz is a frequent writer and speaker on employment-related topics.

Mr. Corpuz was born in Manila, Philippines. He is an avid golfer, a huge Dallas Mavericks fan, a coach to his son’s soccer and baseball teams, and plays the piano in his spare time.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association
  • Dallas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Drake University Law School, Current Board of Counselors
  • Texas Minority Counsel Program, previous member of Steering Committee

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT), volunteer adult literacy teacher (1994-2000)
  • North Texas Committee for Culture and the Arts, former Secretary to Board of Directors
  • Saint Rita’s Catholic Church in Dallas, Texas, Pianist for Contemporary Choir (1990-2003)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Published Works

  • "Evaluating Disabilities and Accommodation under ADAAA," Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes, pg. 5 (December 2012) [Co-Author]
  • "Employment Litigation – Claims, Defenses and Practical Tips," University of Houston Law Foundation (February 2008) [Author]
  • "Defending with Fewer Arrows in Their Quiver: Whether the FDIC and RTC Owe Duties to Officers and Directors of Failed Banks," Tort and Insurance Practice Section Newsletter (Winter 1993) [Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • "Retaliation Update," The Texas Six-Step, a CLE Day for Corporate Counsel (September 2009) [Author]
  • "Old Frustrations and New Challenges: Handling Tricky Leave and Accommodation Issues under the ADA and FMLA," Texas Employment Law and HR Forum (April 2009) [Author]
  • "How to be a Successful Summer Associate and/or First Year Associate," Dallas Asian American Bar Association Career Night (September 2007) [Author]
  • "Why Arbitrate/Mediate? The Critical Factors in Choosing ADR for Employers," Texas Minority Counsel Program (September 2007) [Author]
  • "Are You Thy Brother's Keeper: The Evolving Law of Negligent Hiring and Negligent Retention," Lorman Education Services Seminar - Hiring Issues in Texas (June 2001) [Author]

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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

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WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

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Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has... Read More

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