White, Michelle D.

(512) 322-5821

Michelle is a member of the Firm’s Employment Law Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on advising employers in all aspects of employment law, auditing employment policies and practices for legal compliance, and conducting workplace investigations.  Prior to law school, Michelle worked for 7 years in human resources, ultimately working as Director of Human Resources for a multi-state private employer.  While in law school, Michelle clerked at Lloyd Gosselink with a primary focus on the Employment Law Practice Group.

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas (2023)
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2023)
  • B.A., Texas A&M University (2013)
  • Counseling public and private sector employers on employment law issues, such as hiring, firing, administration of leave, and FMLA and ADA compliance
  • Reviewing and revising employment handbooks, internal procedures, and employment agreements
  • Conducting workplace investigations, including ethics violations and complaints of harassment and discrimination
  • Auditing management practices, FLSA compliance, personnel forms, policies and procedures, and providing legal interpretations on employment-related matters
  • Drafting and reviewing personnel policies, forms, and agreements
  • “Disability, Pregnancy, and Religion: How to Be Accommodating,” The Lone Star Current, 2023
  • “Episode Two – Employment Law Update,” Listen In with Lloyd Gosselink Podcast, Season 5, 2023
  • “Employment Law Update” Paper at Texas Bar CLE Advanced Government Law CLE, August 2023
  • Texas Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Administrative and Public Law Section
    • Government Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association
Michelle grew up in the Texas Hill Country in Wimberley, Texas on her family’s alpaca ranch.  After moving around the state for school and work, she is excited to be back in the Austin area. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, trying new recipes, and spending time with her husband, her two dogs, and her cat.

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