Speaking Engagements


  • Upcoming: The Role of HR Professionals in Protecting  Company Trade Secrets, HR Southwest Conference, October 16, 2018. 
  • Upcoming: The Rise in Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Litigation – What Does it Mean for Texas Employers?, 2018 Dallas Employment Law Breakfast Briefing, Fall 2018.
  • Author, Massachusetts Adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & smith LLP Client Alert, September 17, 2018. 
  • The Role of HR Professionals in Protecting Company Trade Secrets, Dallas HR Summit, September 5, 2018.
  • Ethics in Claims: Utilizing Social Media, LBBS Client Presentation, August 2018. 
  • Intellectual Property Considerations in Artificial Intelligence, July 25, 2018, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP Webinar.
  • Author, Companies With No-Poaching Agreements Must Consider Whether They are Worth the RiskLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP Client Alert, July 24, 2018.
  • Google and Amazon – A Detailed Look at How Tech Giants Protect Their Trade Secrets, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, June 22, 2018. 
  • The Challenges of Protecting Trade Secrets in the Oil & Gas Industry, June 20, 2018, Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section.  
  • Author2018 Mid-Year Non-Compete Update, Lewis Brisbois & Bisgaard & Smith LLP Client Alert, May 23, 2018. 
  • Maintaining Your Company’s Competitive Edge: Litigation Lessons from 2017, Association of Corporate Counsel, DFW Chapter, Annual In-House Symposium, April 27, 2018.
  • Author, A Litigator’s Perspective of Physician Non-Competes – The Dos and Don’ts, March 21, 2018.
  • Obtaining Evidence from Social Media and Mobile Devices, February 2018, Lewis Brisbois Associate Training.



  • Guest Expert, “Brokers Try to Protect Client Relationships,” Business Insurance (December 2016)
  • Houston pilot alleges discrimination at United Airlines,” Houston Chronicle 9/15/16
  • Author, “Ethical Concerns in Ex Parte Communications with Adverse Employer’s Employees,” American Bar Association (Fall 2016)
  • Author, “Federal DTSA: A New Avenue for Trade Secret Enforcement,”Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (October 2016)
  • Workplace Harassment Training Seminar (September 2016)
  • Guest Expert, “First Amendment Protects Public Workers’ Rights for Perceived Protected Activity,” Westlaw Journal Employment (May 2016)
  • Guest Expert, Phil Hullet and Friends Show podcast, “Perception of Discrimination” (Los Angeles, 2016) (at 54th minute)
  • Guest Expert, Legally Sound/Smart Business podcast,”Texas Gym Tests the Limits of Unfair Competition” (Houston 2016)
  • Speaker, “Electronic Discovery, Including Social Media, Preservation and Sanctions,” Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation Section,(May 6, 2016)
  • Guest Expert, “After Scalia’s Death, Outlook Unclear for Some Employment Cases,” Westlaw Employment Journal (March 2016)
  • Co-Author, “The Days of Spilling Trade Secrets in Litigation Could be Numbered,” Texas Lawyer (March 3, 2016)
  • Guest Expert, “Supreme Court to Consider if Cop’s Demotion Violated First Amendment,” Westlaw Employment Journal (February 2016)
  • Guest Expert, “Employers Walk a Fine Line in Accommodating Alcoholic Workers,” Business Insurance (January 2016)
  • Author, “Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act…Where Are We Now?,” News for the Bar – Texas State Bar Litigation Section (Winter 2016) 


If you would like for me to speak at your company or conference on the topic of employment law, trade secrets, non-compete agreements or other relate topics, call (214) 722-7108, email Leiza.Dolghih@LewisBrisbois.com or fill out the form below:



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