Martin A. Shellist

Martin A. Shellist

Employment / Labor Attorney
Houston, TX




No Misconduct


Spanish , English

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About Me

I am a trial lawyer dedicated to helping executives and others protect their rights. You worked hard for your position, salary, and benefits (stock, health insurance, etc.), and I'll work just as hard to protect them. Since 1994, our Firm has negotiated thousands of settlements, including severance packages, for executives, "c"-level officers, senior-level management, and others. You will want a...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (30%-45%)

Client Reviews

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Excellent Lawyer

Posted by: Jose almost 2 years ago.

Excellent lawyer, knowledgeable, well- informed, honest, consistent, and patient. I would not hesitate to call him again or recommend him. He...

Martin Shellist is a great labor attorney

Posted by: Elizabeth about 2 years ago.

I would recommend Martin Shellist for any labor related issues. He is extremely knowledgeable and will give you the best recommendation on how to...
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Showing 2 of 7 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

12 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Martin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Jack Todd Ivey
Jack Ivey

Houston, TX

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this lawyer. Highly skilled and qualifed in all matters of employment and labor law.
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1993 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/21/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1994 – present

Shellist Lazarz Slobin LLP


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1993 in Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)

South Texas College of Law


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2011 Super Lawyer

Texas Super Lawyers


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2007- present Member

Texas Employment Lawyers Association

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2011 Trying the Non-traditional Plaintiff's Lawsuit

Continuing Legal Education - Houston, Texas

Speaking Engagements

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2011 How to Try a Lawsuit

at Trying the Non-Traditional Plaintiff's Lawsuit

2011 The Use of Expert Witnesses

at Expert Testimony in Employment Discrimination and Harassment Cases

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