Tracey R. Wallace


P 214-520-2400 F 214-520-2008


Tracey R. Wallace


Tracey R. Wallace is a principal in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.


  • Defends and tries complex employment cases in federal and state courts.
  • Defends school districts and colleges in teacher contract disputes, tenure disputes, severance negotiations, allegations involving discrimination, student litigation, allegations involving violations of the IDEA as well as advice and counsel.
  • Labor practice involves advising and representing clients in collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, union organizing attempts and corporate campaigns.
  • Represents a broad range of state, national, and international clients in the full spectrum of employment- and discrimination-related matters.
  • Represents management in discrimination lawsuits involving race, sex, age, religion, pregnancy, and disability; restrictive covenant claims; class and collective actions; EEOC and other agency charges; unemployment compensation claims; workers' compensation claims; and wrongful termination claims.
  • Drafts manuals and policies for companies; trains employees; and conducts harassment investigations.
  • Defends Fortune 500 corporations from lawsuits involving claims of race discrimination, sex discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and Americans with Disability Act and National Origin discrimination.
  • Represents corporations in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor.

Honors and Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, “Labor Law - Management" (2022)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Inns of Court
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Committee for a Qualified Judiciary
  • Dallas Bar Association, Fellow
  • Dallas Bar Association, Minority Participation Committee member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Publications Committee member
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • National Employment Law Counsel
  • Texas Minority Counsel Program

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Lambda Legal, Past Co-Chair of the National Board
  • WHO (Women Helping Others) Past Vice-Chair
  • Equality Texas (Advice and Counsel)


  • “Intersectional Lives, Intersectional Experiences:  How Transgender Women of Color Laid the Groundwork for Modern Equality Laws,” ABA 15th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference (Los Angeles, CA, November 2021) (presenter)
  • “Managing Workforces In Our Current Social/Political Climate,” 2021 NELC Annual Virtual Conference (May 2021) (presenter)
  • “Legal Update: Sex Discrimination and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity,” ABA 12th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference (San Francisco, CA, November 2018) (presenter) 
  • “LGBTQ-What Every Employer Should Know,” Jackson Lewis Texas Half Day Symposium (Dallas, September 2018) (presenter)
  • “Predictable Scheduling”, National Employment Law Council (New Orleans, LA, April 2018) (presenter)
  • “Executive Series: Internal Investigations in the Weinstein and #MeToo Era,” Webinar (February 2018) (presenter)
  • “LGBT Issues in Employment Law:  Marriage Equality Meets A New Administration,” State Bar of Texas CLE (Austin, December 2017) (presenter)
  • “LGBTQ-What Every Employer Should Know,” NRF Employment and Benefits Meeting (Washington, D.C., October 2016) (presenter)
  • “Equal Pay Act”, Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference (Washington, D.C., August 2016) (presenter)
  • “Breaking Through Unconscious Bias,” POWER/Opening Doors for Women (Dallas, Texas, November 2015) (panelist)
  • “Benefits,” Out and Equal Conference (Dallas, Texas, October 2015) (panelist)
  • “Workplace Violence Seminar – Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence,” Dallas Area Rapid Transit (Dallas, Texas, January 2014) (presenter)
  • “Diversity and Inclusion,” State Bar of Texas (Texas, June 2013) (presenter)
  • “LGBT,” Texas Minority Counsel Program (Texas, October 2012) (presenter)
  • “Fair Labor Standards Act,” Chubb Executive Risk (Texas, April 2011) (presenter)
  • “Winning Before Trial – 5 Super Liens,” Texas Bar (Texas, March 2009) (presenter)
  • “Texas Supreme Court updates and Automatic Liens,” Liberty Mutual Insurance Company (Texas, August 2008) (presenter)


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