Oberti Sullivan LLP









Experienced Houston Employment Lawyers

Welcome.  Oberti Sullivan LLP is a boutique law firm of dedicated Houston employment attorneys. Our goal is to provide vigorous, responsive, and peerless representation to employers, employees, and executives in all areas of Texas employment law. 

For employers, we have obtained complete defense victories for all sizes of companies, from small businesses to the Fortune 100.  For executives and employees, we have obtained settlements and verdicts in excess of $15 million.

The Firm's results have earned attention from across the country in multiple media outlets.   We appreciate the accolades received from our clients and peers alike.

Latest and Important News:  

  • April 17, 2015:  Oberti Sullivan to host a powerhouse CLE seminar on the impact of low oil prices on Houston employment law, including the impact on overtime lawsuits, reductions in force, following the WARN Act, and non-compete litigation.
  • March 9, 2015:  Mark Oberti to speak to the Houston Bar Association's Labor and Employent Section on "Employment Law Issues In The Oil Patch"
  • February 28, 2015:  Mark Oberti's article entitled Recent Developments in Retaliation and Whistleblowing Law is published in the Winter 2014 edition of The Advocate, a quarterly journal published by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas.
  • February 17, 2015:  Oberti Sullivan won an appeal for its client, Fast Group Houston Inc., in the case of Wawarosky v. Fast Group Houston Inc., __ S.W.3d __, NO. 01–13–00466–CV, 2015 WL 730819 (Tex.App.--Houston. [1st Dist.], Feb. 17, 2015).  The appellate court affirmed summary judgment in our client's favor, and rejected the plaintiff’s claims of age and race discrimination as a matter of law.  Oberti Sullivan’s winning appellate brief is here, and the Houston First Court of Appeals’ decision is here.
  • February 12, 2015:  Mark Oberti, Ed Sullivan, Micah Heilbrun, and Marjorie Murphy to speak to the State Bar of Texas on the "Top 10 Employment Law Issues In The Oil Patch." 
  • February 11, 2015:  Ed Sullivan quoted in the Houston Chronicle in an article entitled "Strikes put Supervisors on the Front Lines."
  • December 12, 2014: Oberti Sullivan LLP won final summary judgment for its client, Safety Vision, LLC, in Jurach v. Safety Vision, LLC, Civil Action No. H–14–044, 2014 WL 7151470 (S.D. Tex. Dec. 12, 2014), a disability discrimination, retaliation, and ERISA Section 510 case.  The memorandum issued by the court is here.  Final judgment is here.  The case has been appealed.
  • September 2013:  Ed Sullivan was recognized as one of "Top 100 Houston Super Lawyers" for 2013, a Thompson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly
  • February 2013: Texas Lawyer names Mark Oberti "Litigator of the Week" (second time in nine months)
  • February 2013: Oberti Sullivan obtains a substantial jury verdict against Williams-Sonoma in an age discrimination case.


Oberti Sullivan - Specialized knowledge in Texas labor law

We understand that you have questions and you want answers.  Mark and Ed have over 25 years of combined employment law experience. They are experienced Houston employment lawyers who are Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by Texas' Board of Legal Specialization.  They don’t need to learn on the job.  From 2009-present, Mark Oberti has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer," and from 2012-present, Edwin Sullivan has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer."  Super Lawyers is a Thompson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly


Employment labor law counseling for small businesses in Texas

If you engage Oberti Sullivan to represent you or your organization, you will find a different kind of attorney experience.  You can speak to us directly about your case.  We respond to phone calls and e-mails, and provide you with a steady stream of status updates.  We do not load up cases with associates.  When you hire us, you get us.

Oberti / Sullivan offers exceptional value

Sometimes clients are unable to financially justify litigation.  We can promise our clients great value because: (a) our overhead is low; (b) we’ve been handling employment law cases for over a quarter century - meaning that no on the job training is necessary; and (c) we can be flexible in dealing with our clients. We will not charge for domestic long distance telephone calls, any cell phone calls, in-house copies or in-house print jobs, or for Westlaw legal research within our standard plan.   You always receive our early evaluation of your case.


Oberti / Sullivan

Mark Oberti and Ed Sullivan left secure partnerships at a large national law firm and created this firm because they are passionate about what they do.  Day in and day out, they love representing their clients in employment law matters.  The numerous cases we have won for our clients demonstrate that our passion for practicing employment law in Houston makes a difference.






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