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Alicia Sienne Voltmer joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP in September 2018. Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble®, she advises employers, from start-up companies to Fortune 500s, in a wide variety of employment matters. She has handled client mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings, and court proceedings involving state and federal laws including the ADA, ADEA, EPA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, NLRA, Title VII, the TCHRA, the OWBPA, and other laws. In addition, she routinely counsels clients on day-to-day employment matters, including reductions in force, disciplinary actions, accommodations, hiring, and firing. She provides training to employees and managers and drafts and reviews client-specific policies, handbooks, restrictive covenants, and arbitration, employment, and separation agreements.

Alicia provides employment guidance, including related to due diligence matters, in connection with mergers and acquisitions and represents restaurateurs and restaurant groups, from single- to multi-unit concepts, with navigating labor and employment issues.

She has been a featured speaker on labor and employment law topics before local, state, national and international audiences, has appeared as an employment law commentator on the local affiliates of Fox and NBC News, and has published numerous legal articles.

Alicia earned a full swimming scholarship to Southern Methodist University, where she was a two-time Academic and Athletic All-American, and graduated with a double major in Political Science and German, magna cum laude. Following graduation, she earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree from SMU and her J.D. degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego.



  • IS-00362.a: Multihazard Emergency Planning for Schools
  • IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents –Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship
  • IS-906: Basic Workplace Security Awareness
  • IS-907: Active Shooter, What Can You Do
  • IS-912: Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, San Diego, CA, 1994

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Labor & Employment, 2022-2023
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management, 2021-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2019
    • Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations, 2019
    • Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions) - Defense, 2019
    • Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling, 2019
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, “Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars,” 2004-2009
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 4.8 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are Certification Marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation 
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • Member, Texas Bar College
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Board Member, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 2017-Present
  • Board Member, Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation
  • Chair, Greater Dallas Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA), 2023-Present
    • Vice Chair, 2018-2022
    • Board Member, 2010-Present
    • Executive Committee Member 2018-Present
    • Executive Advisory Committee Member, 2015-2016
    • Co-Chair, Membership Committee, 2017-2018
  • Member, Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit (BAFFC)
  • Former Board Member, Companions for Life
  • Former Board Member and Corporate Secretary, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, 2012-2016
  • Former Board Member, Dallas Civil Service Commission
  • Former Board Member, Feral Friends


  • J.D., California Western School of Law
  • M.L.A., Southern Methodist University
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Southern Methodist University
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit