Catherine Brown Fryer practices in the areas of employment law, insurance law, and administrative law. She assists clients in all aspects of employment law counseling including issues related to hiring, progressive discipline, terminations, personnel policies and complaints. She assists local government and private entity clients in the implementation of the FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and other federal and state employment laws. She also handles matters before administrative agencies and the EEOC. Her administrative practice includes rulemaking, contested case hearings, and general agency-related matters.

Former General Counsel and Member, State Board of Insurance

Former Chief, Insurance, Banking and Securities Division, Office of the Attorney General of Texas

Former Chair, State Bar of Texas Insurance Trust

State Bar of Texas; Austin Bar Association Labor & Employment Section

Board of Trustees of Employees Retirement System of Texas v. Benge, 942 S.W.2d 712 (Tex.App.-Austin, Mar 27, 1997) (NO. 03-96-000369-CV)

County Maverick v. Texas Ass’n of Counties Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Fund, 852 S.W.2d 700 (Tex.App.-San Antonio, Apr 14, 1993) (No. 04-92-00322-CV)

Durish v. Channelview Bank, 809 S.W.2d 273 (Tex.App.-Austin, Apr 24, 1991) (NO. 3-90-155-CV)

Hammerman & Gainer, Inc. v. Bullock, 791 S.W.2d 330 (Tex.App.-Austin, Jun 20, 1990) (NO.3-89-158-CV)

New Braunfels Nat. Bank v. Odiorne, 780 S.W.2d 313, 10 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 1352 (Tex.App.-Austin, Nov 08, 1989) (NO. 3-88-297-CV)

State v. Allstate Ins. Co., Inc., 654 S.W.2d 45 (Tex.App.-Austin, Jun 15, 1983) (NO. 13,709)

Ergon, Inc. v. Dean 649 S.W.2d 772, 223 U.S.P.B. 546 (Tex.App.-Austin, Apr 06, 1983) (NO. 13,744)

Lincoln Nat. Life Ins. Co. v. State, 632 S.W.2d 227 (Tex.App.-Austin, Apr 22, 1982) (NO. 13,606)

Beall v. Strake, 609 S.W.2d 885 (Tex.Civ.App.-Austin, Dec 17, 1980) (NO. 13,329)

Beacon Nat. Ins. Co. v. Texas State Bd. Of Ins., 598 S.W.2d 694 (Tex.Civ.App.-Austin, Apr 23, 1980) (NO. 13096)

Beacon Nat. Ins. Co. v. Texas State Bd. Of Ins., 598 S.W.2d 616 (Tex.Civ.App.-Austin, May 30, 1979) (NO. 12967)

Commissioner of Ins. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 579 S.W.2d 553 (Tex.Civ.App.-Austin, Mar 28, 1979) (NO. 12911)