Cory Rush

Chair-Elect , Spalding Nichols Lamp Langlois

Mr. Rush is a partner in the Houston office of Spalding Nichols Lamp Langlois. Mr. Rush is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and his practice includes the representation of public and private sector employers in employment and civil rights matters.

Mr. Rush’s practice primarily consists of consulting school districts, charter schools, and junior colleges to avoid litigation through preventative measures and defending public-sector clients through trial and appeal when matters become litigious. Mr. Rush regularly handles lawsuits involving constitutional issues, employment discrimination claims, FLSA claims for overtime and unpaid wages, claims under the FMLA, contract disputes, and tort claims.

Mr. Rush is a course instructor for the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). Mr. Rush is also a frequent speaker on issues affecting public employers, including the Affordable Care Act, the Texas Public Information Act, and the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Mr. Rush received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas in 2007. In 2010, Mr. Rush graduated from South Texas College of Law. Mr. Rush was on the Dean’s List, was a Langdell Scholar, and received the CALI Excellence Award for the highest grade awarded in Constitutional Law.

Mr. Rush is a member of the State Bar of Texas School Law Section, the State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment and School Law Sections, the Texas Council of School Attorneys, and the National Council of School Attorneys.