Carl A. Fitz



  • University of Houston Law Center – Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, May 2017
  • Vice Chair, Moot Court Team
  • Senior Articles Editor, Houston Journal for International Law
  • University of Texas at Austin – Bachelor of Arts in Economics, May 2014
  • Vice President, Texas Forensic Union Debate Team

Representative Matters

  • Carl represents workers in complex wage and hour class and collective actions and arbitrations.
  • Carl has successfully obtained nationwide FLSA conditional certification in numerous cases alleging violations of the FLSA across the country.
  • Successfully negotiated the settlement of numerous cases, including numerous multi-million dollar settlements, involving alleged violations of the FLSA and state wage-and-hour laws. These cases have spanned across numerous industries, including construction, healthcare, oil and gas, staffing and recruiting industries.
  • Successfully obtained summary judgment on employee status of 143 workers misclassified as independent contractors, and on individual liability of the owner and manager defendants. Jones v. Shac LLC, No. 2:15-cv-01382-RFB-NJK, 2019 WL 4246681 (D. Nev. Sept. 6, 2019).

Services and Specializations

  • Contributing author to American Bar Association Fair Labor Standards Act Midwinter Report, 2017
  • “All is Fair in Love and Cyberwar: International Law and Cyber Attacks,” Houston Journal of International Law: Sidebar (2017).
  • ​​US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • US District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • US District Court for the District of Colorado
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted pro hac vice in courts throughout the country, including:
  • Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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