HOUSTON – Attorney Fran R. Aden is bringing her expertise in commercial litigation and labor and employment law to the Houston office of Hicks Thomas LLP, where she is joining the firm as Senior Counsel.
A true courtroom lawyer, Ms. Aden represents employers in both state and federal courtrooms, including cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. She also handles all aspects of commercial litigation, representing clients in the energy, health care, retail/restaurant and insurance industries.
“We are very excited that Fran is joining our team,” says Hicks Thomas co-founder John B. Thomas. “She brings a diverse resume and impressive courtroom experience to our firm and will be a great fit.”
Ms. Aden began her legal career as an associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP where she handled matters ranging from business litigation to toxic torts and served on the firm’s hiring committee. Most recently, she practiced as an associate with Hunton & Williams LLP, where she focused on labor and employment matters.
A 2005 South Texas College of Law honors graduate, Ms. Aden served on the law review and was part of the school’s National Advocacy Moot Court Team. She earned her undergraduate marketing degree from the University of Texas.