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Virginia Mixon Swindell


P 713-568-7850 F 713-650-0405


Virginia Mixon Swindell


Virginia Mixon Swindell is a Principal in the Houston, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Swindell has successfully represented employers in individual and class litigation, appeals, and administrative agency proceedings in all types of employment disputes, including breach of contract, state law wrongful discharge, whistleblower retaliation, discrimination and harassment, FMLA leave and disability management, Fair Labor Standards Act, and ERISA claims. Ms. Swindell also has represented management in labor litigation and arbitration, including in disputes over interpretation of collective bargaining agreements. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Swindell also represented clients in commercial and securities investigations, litigation and arbitration.

Ms. Swindell also enjoys helping her clients prevent lawsuits. She regularly counsels employers regarding discipline and performance management, disability and military leave management, and wage and hour compliance. Ms. Swindell prepares and reviews employee handbooks and policies and conducts audits of human resources processes, including FLSA classification audits. Ms. Swindell also assists clients with internal investigations of employee complaints and misconduct.

While attending law school, she was an Articles Editor on the Houston Law Review. Ms. Swindell interned with the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and clerked for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Southwest Association of Bank Counsel
  • Texas State Bar