David Weiser serves as the Chair of KPWW’s EEOC and Discrimination Practice section, and is Manager of the firm’s Austin, Texas office.
Mr. Weiser is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the District of Columbia. Mr. Weiser’s practice concentrates on representation of employees before state and federal courts, the EEOC, and the MSPB, in both individual and class action litigation.
Mr. Weiser’s class action work includes prominent roles in Durnford v. Dept. of Justice, Lewis v. Dept. of Transportation (FAA), and McConnell v. U.S. Postal Service. Mr. Weiser’s work in individual cases includes representation of employees alleging sexual harassment, EEO retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, and discrimination based on sex, race, national origin, age, religion, and disability.
Mr. Weiser has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Employment Litigation by Texas Monthly magazine in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Mr. Weiser received the Texas Law Fellowships Excellence in Public Interest Award in 2007 and 2011.
Mr. Weiser graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982 (with highest honors, special honors in Plan II, Phi Beta Kappa). He received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1986, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. After law school, Mr. Weiser served as a law clerk to Judge William Wayne Justice (E.D. Texas). Mr. Weiser later was Assistant General Counsel to Texas Governor Ann Richards.
Mr. Weiser is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the Texas State Bar and National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Weiser is a contributing author on employment law matters to the Federal Employee News Digest and related publications.
Mr. Weiser is a Member of the Advisory Council for the William Wayne Justice Center For Public Interest Law at the University of Texas Law School. He was a Co-Founder of the Austin Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Mr. Weiser is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
E-mail: dweiser @ katorparks.com