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Steve Kardell Jr.

Steve Kardell Jr.

Kardell Law Group
  • Employment Law, Securities Law
  • Texas
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Biography

For more than 40 years, Mr. Kardell has dedicated his practice to complex employment law issues with a focus on whistleblower law and corporate internal investigations.
He has represented executives and employees in the first cases brought in the state and federal courts in Texas dealing with non-retaliation rights under a corporate code of ethics. He has also represented a number of Wall Street whistleblowers who have disclosed improprieties that led to the financial markets implosion, including Richard Bowen, the Citibank whistleblower whose testimony before Congress is generally credited as the stimulus for the current Department of Justice prosecutions of major Wall Street banks.
He was a founding Member, SMU Dedman School of Law Multistate Labor and Employment Law Seminar, 1985-2004 and a former Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the State Bar. He is also Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law.
He is a former Adjunct Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, where he was a founding member of the Multistate Labor and Employment Law Seminar, 1985-2004. (Courses: Corporate Governance and Compliance; Law Technology) and is formerly Co-Editor in Chief of the Texas Association of Business Employment Law Handbook (James Publications). He developed the first corporate compliance class at the law school level.
Served as an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange on corporate codes of conduct and corporate ethics litigation.
Steve is the author of the authoritative treatise Whistleblower and Bounty Law.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Securities Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 11098400
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner and Founder
Kardell Law Group
- Current
Mr. Kardell has dedicated his practice to complex employment law issues with a focus on whistleblower law and corporate internal investigations. He routinely handles high-stakes Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and qui tam cases. He has also represented a number of Wall Street whistleblowers.
Partner
Clouse Dunn
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He has represented executives and employees in the first cases brought in the state and federal courts in Texas dealing with non-retaliation rights under a corporate code of ethics. He has also represented a number of Wall Street whistleblowers who have disclosed improprieties that led to the financial markets implosion, including Richard Bowen, the Citibank whistleblower
Education
University of Houston Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Awards
Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Best Lawyers
D Magazine
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 11098400
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Candid Discussion on the Effects of COVID-19 on Employment Law https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2020/06/11/a-candid-discussion-on-the-effects-of-covid-19-on-employment-law/
Whistleblower and Bounty Law
ALM
Speaking Engagements
Arkansas Bar Association, Labor and Employment, Little Rock, AR
Annual meeting, Whistleblower Law presentation.
Certifications
Labor and Employment Law
Texas State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Kardell Law Group
4514 Cole Ave
# 600
Dallas, TX 75205
Telephone: (214) 616-4654
Monday: 9 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Notice: Because many of our clients are working M-F, we provide weekend and evening consultations.