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Victor N. Corpuz

Principal
Dallas

P 214-520-2400 F 214-520-2008
Victor.Corpuz@jacksonlewis.com

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Victor N. Corpuz

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

  • "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]