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Angeles Garcia Cassin focuses her practice on commercial litigation and labor and employment matters. In her preventative employment practice, she advises clients and defends against claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Angeles also handles matters related to Title VII discrimination and retaliation as well as workers’ compensation retaliation claims. As a commercial litigator, Angeles helps represent companies with disputes over non-compete agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract.


  • Employment litigation
  • Defending clients in claims alleging misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Non-compete litigation
  • Breach of fiduciary duty



  • Defense of wage and hour exemption from overtime claims – jury trial
  • Defense of three plaintiffs’ Title VII same-sex discrimination and retaliation claims
  • Prosecution of breach of fiduciary duty and theft claims against a senior employee – jury trial
  • Defense of breach of contract claim by customer on behalf of large bank – jury trial
  • Language Assistant, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel, 2009-2010
  • Judicial Intern, Chief Judge Jeff Bohm, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2021-2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2021-2023
  • Recipient, Houston Bar Association, President’s Award for Outstanding Service, 2019
  • Director, Wellesley College Alumnae Association Board of Directors, 2021-2025
  • Member, Houston Bar Association, 2013-Present
    • Member, Labor & Employment Section, 2014-Present
    • Member, Gender Fairness Committee, 2016-2017
    • Member, Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee, 2016-2017
  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, 2014-Present


  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2013
    • Board 50 Symposium Editor, Houston Law Review
    • Contracts Tutor, Professor Seth J. Chandler
    • Criminal Law Tutor, Professor Geraldine Szott Moohr
  • B.A., Political Science and Spanish, Wellesley College, 2009
    • Recipient, Excellence in Leadership Award
    • National Hispanic Merit Scholar
  • Texas
  • Spanish, Fluent