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Tracey R. Wallace


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


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.
  • Represents major airlines in grievance arbitrations under the Railway Labor Act.
  • 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.

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
  • Lambda Legal, Co-Chair of the National Board
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Texas Minority Counsel Program
  • WHO (Women Helping Others) Vice-Chair

Speeches and Presentations

  • “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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March 9, 2018
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Tracey Wallace Discusses Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

March 9, 2018

Tracey Wallace discusses implications of religious accommodation policies and how to handle employee requests in "Lenten Season Highlights Struggle for Reasonable Accommodations," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

February 22, 2018
Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business

Tracey Wallace Discusses Workplace Internal Investigations Due to Alleged Sexual Misconduct

February 22, 2018

Tracey Wallace discusses corporations facing workplace misconduct allegations and hiring large law firms to investigate as a strategy to regain trust and credibility in "Big Law’s Moment in Corporate America’s #MeToo Reckoning," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

December 1, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

December 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017.  This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,... Read More

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Executive Series: Internal Investigations in the Weinstein and #MeToo Era

February 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

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Predictive Scheduling Laws

Talley Parker and Tracey Wallace discuss the recent developments surrounding predictive scheduling laws and what employers can do to meet predictive scheduling regulations. 

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