Ian Scharfman (Houston, Texas)
Ian Scharfman (Houston, Texas)

Ian Scharfman

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Licensed for 26 years

Serving Houston, TX (view address)

Ian Scharfman

Credit cards accepted

Serving Houston, TX (view address)

About Ian Scharfman

Life
The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC

Areas of Law

  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Age Discrimination
  • Civil Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Fraud
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Employee Compensation
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Equity Compensation
  • ERISA
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Government Agency Practice
  • Civil Fraud
  • Federal Practice
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Non-compete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Outsourcing
  • Reductions in Force
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Personnel Policies
  • Prevailing Wage Litigation
  • Public Sector Employment Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • WARN Act
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Affirmative Action
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employee Leasing
  • Employee Privacy
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employer Liability
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Rights
  • Employment Termination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Executive Transfers
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Human Resources Law
  • International Employment Contracts
  • Civil Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Intentional Torts

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Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 18 reviews
  • Champion Badge Platinum

Communication

4.9

Responsiveness

4.9

Quality of Service

4.9

Value for Money

4.8
  • Discrimination

    Client Review  |  December 02, 2018

  • Labor and Employment

    Client Review  |  October 08, 2018

    Ian Scharfman in an excellent attorney. He is extremely knowledgeable of the Federal and Texas State law; he is honest and candid. He counseled me on my legal options, provided clarity on the applicable laws, and left all decisions regarding my case... Read more

    Ian Scharfman in an excellent attorney. He is extremely knowledgeable of the Federal and Texas State law; he is honest and candid. He counseled me on my legal options, provided clarity on the applicable laws, and left all decisions regarding my case up to me. He did not try to steer my in any particular direction. Ian is a consummate professional, well versed in the law, and also a very nice person. Read less

  • Discrimination

    Client Review  |  August 14, 2018

    Mr. Scharfman did an excellent job in my case. He is not only a good lawyer but also a good negotiator. I fully recommend him to anybody looking for a good lawyer.

    Mr. Scharfman did an excellent job in my case. He is not only a good lawyer but also a good negotiator. I fully recommend him to anybody looking for a good lawyer. Read less

  • Discrimination

    Client Review  |  July 13, 2018

    I highly recommend Mr. Scharfman to anyone who need service in his expertise. He listened to my case carefully whenever I contacted him. He is very responsive, will return email late in the night or even when he is on vacation. I am so happy that... Read more

    I highly recommend Mr. Scharfman to anyone who need service in his expertise. He listened to my case carefully whenever I contacted him. He is very responsive, will return email late in the night or even when he is on vacation. I am so happy that he agreed to represent me, and get the case solved. Read less

  • Labor and Employment

    Client Review  |  September 22, 2017

    Ian Scharfman was very professional in all aspects of my case. He kept me up to date with every detail with how my case was progressing. If you are looking for an Attorney that will seek the best outcome for whatever issue you may have and one that... Read more

    Ian Scharfman was very professional in all aspects of my case. He kept me up to date with every detail with how my case was progressing. If you are looking for an Attorney that will seek the best outcome for whatever issue you may have and one that will go above and beyond to make sure you get the best representation you can find I strongly recommend The Ian Scharfman Law Firm, Ian and his staff are the Best !! Read less

  • Mediation

    Client Review  |  August 27, 2017

    Mr. Scharfman managed to maintain a balance between professionalism and compassion. Without Mr. Scharfman's assistance, I seriously doubt the outcome would have worked out as well as it did. It's worth adding that Mr. Scharfman and his staff defini... Read more

    Mr. Scharfman managed to maintain a balance between professionalism and compassion. Without Mr. Scharfman's assistance, I seriously doubt the outcome would have worked out as well as it did. It's worth adding that Mr. Scharfman and his staff definitely earned their fee. Read less

  • Civil Rights

    Client Review  |  December 31, 2016

    I really enjoyed working with Ian. I found him to be thoroughly professional. I also appreciated the time he took to explain matters pertaining to my situation, particularly how the law applied to my case. He is also very empathetic and thus, genuine... Read more

    I really enjoyed working with Ian. I found him to be thoroughly professional. I also appreciated the time he took to explain matters pertaining to my situation, particularly how the law applied to my case. He is also very empathetic and thus, genuinely invested in helping the client attain justice - not just for him but for the client's welfare! Moreover, his work in his spare time with the Anti-Defamation League and other similar activities demonstrates his real belief in achieving justice. Read less

  • Labor and Employment

    Client Review  |  November 14, 2016

    I had a complex case against the senior officers of a public company. While I had the facts on my side, large corporations are difficult adversaries. Mr. Scharfman was methodical, persistent, and used the highest degree of skill and professionalism... Read more

    I had a complex case against the senior officers of a public company. While I had the facts on my side, large corporations are difficult adversaries. Mr. Scharfman was methodical, persistent, and used the highest degree of skill and professionalism to find a win-win outcome for all parties. {para}He was excellent to work with start to finish. Taking a legal action against a corporation is a high-stress endeavor, and having the best legal representation is invaluable in such a situation. Read less

  • Labor and Employment

    Client Review  |  July 04, 2016

    Ian is a terrific person, excellent communicator and provided me with tremendous advice. He did not over promise, but did advise on the best path forward. My situation felt complicated, but we worked through it and he negotiated with my former empl... Read more

    Ian is a terrific person, excellent communicator and provided me with tremendous advice. He did not over promise, but did advise on the best path forward. My situation felt complicated, but we worked through it and he negotiated with my former employee which resulted in a reasonable settlement. Strongly recommend him Read less

  • Labor and Employment

    Client Review  |  June 01, 2016

    Mr. Scharfman is very reliable, dependent, very credible and reputable and made me comfortable throughout my situation. He was very confident and to the point in gathering information needed to conclude my case. I would highly recommend anyone to Mr... Read more

    Mr. Scharfman is very reliable, dependent, very credible and reputable and made me comfortable throughout my situation. He was very confident and to the point in gathering information needed to conclude my case. I would highly recommend anyone to Mr Scharfman in his expertise in the field of Employment Law. He is the real deal and an excellent lawyer. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Member

Admission Details

Admitted in 1993, Texas

Law School Attended
University of Houston Law Center

Class of 1993
J.D.

University Attended

Emory University
Class of 1990
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
Texas Board of Legal Specialization Labor and Employment Law Exam Commission (2013-2016)
Houston Bar Association (Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2009-2010
Chair-Elect, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2008-2009
Council Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006-2010
CLE Coordinator, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2007-2008)
State Bar of Texas (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section)
District 4 Nominating Committee of the Texas Bar Foundation (Committee Member, 2007-2008, 2012-2013
Subcommittee Chair, 2006-2007)
State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial 2008 Continuing Legal Education Course (Planning Committee)
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation (Chair, 2001-2002
Vice-Chair, 2000-2001
Treasurer, 1999-2000
Trustee)
Houston Young Lawyers Association (Director, 1997-2000
Various Committee Chairs).
Certifications
( Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
Bar Fellowship
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation; Texas Bar Foundation.
Representative Cases
Please see my website for this information at
www.scharfmanlawfirm.com
Credit Cards Accepted
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Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Ian Scharfman was admitted in 1993 to the state of Texas.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Ian Scharfman has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, Ian Scharfman has a 4.9 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, Ian Scharfman will accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Ian Scharfman attended University of Houston Law Center.

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