Palaeos ATW



5447 Jackwood
Houston, Texas 77096
Phone: 713-667-7002

Legal Practice:

Augustus T. White
2004 - present: Private practice of commercial and employment law. In recent years, my practice has tended to emphasize ERISA litigation, litigation relating to trade secrets and covenants not to compete, employment discrimination claims, and arbitration.

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin
1986-1989 & 1997-2004: Shareholder: 1200 Smith, Suite 1400, Houston, Texas, 77002. Private practice of employment law.

Youngblood & White
1995-1997: Partner. 1800 West Loop South, Suite 1800, Houston, Texas. Private practice of employment law, medical malpractice and benefit claims.

Keck, Mahin & Cate
1989-1994: Partner: 1001 Main, Suite 2400, Houston, Texas 77002. Private practice of employment law.

Vinson & Elkins
1981-1986: Associate: 1001 Main, Houston, Texas 77002. Private practice of employment law.


American Arbitration Association
1992- Current: AAA employment panel. Approximately 12 arbitrations, including benefit disputes, discrimination claims, non-subscriber personal injuries, and employment contracts

National Arbitration and Mediation
2004-Current: NAM employment panel. Two arbitrations relating to claims of discrimination and wrongful discharge.


Owner & Co-author: Palaeos is a large (1000+ pp.), web site concerned with phylogeny, paleontology, evolution, and earth history. It is frequently used as a supplemental resource for university courses related to these fields.


Yale Law School
J.D. 1981, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut.

Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D. (Biology) 1980, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. National Institutes of Health Pre-doctoral Fellow and Johns Hopkins Fellow. My graduate work related to DNA cloning experiments and gene isolation, a field which was then in its infancy.

New College
B.A. (Biology) 1973 New College, Sarasota, Florida.

Selected Publications and Media:

White, A.T. & M.A. Kazlev 2002-present), Palaeos,

White, A.T. (2000), Would you, could you in a box?: Hox genes and the rhythm of evolution. Lecture: Fla. Gulf Coast Univ.

White, A.T. (1999-2002), The Vertebrate Notes (former site)

White, A.T. (1998), The Boston fee party: Beck rights and project labor agreements, 19 J. Lab. Res. 89.

White, A.T. (1997), Litigation: Where has it been and where is it going? 18 J. Lab. Res. 65.

Northrup, H.C. & A.T. White (1996), Subsidizing contractors to gain employment: Construction union "job targeting", 17 Berkeley J. Employ. & Lab. Law 62

Northrup, H.C. & A.T. White, (1995), Construction union use of environmental regulation to win jobs: Cases, impact and legal challenges, 19 Harv. J. Law & Public Policy 55.

White, A.T., Employment arbitration in the non-union workplace, in Dispute Resolution at Work, Texas Employment Law Council Annual Meeting, June 29, 1994, Houston, Texas

White, A.T., Employment arbitration in the non-union workplace, in Fifth Annual ADR Institute, State Bar of Texas, September 30, 1993, Houston, Texas

Ono, M., M.D. Cole, A.T. White, & R.-C. Huang (1980), Sequence organization of cloned intracisternal a particle genes. Cell 21: 465.

Brade, W.P., A.T. White & L.S. Hnilica (1974), Early acetylation of mouse kidney histones after injection of folic acid. Deutsche Pharm. Gesell. 282 supp.: R12 (abstr.)

References: available on request.

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