Darren S. Harrington


Darren S. Harrington focuses his practice in the areas of occupational safety matters and employment litigation. Darren has been recognized as one of the top employment lawyers in the U.S., and his 20-plus years of experience make him an asset to his clients. Harrington has an extensive background in representing employers in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) matters. Additionally, he has experience representing companies in trade secret and Fair Labor Standards Act matters, anti-discrimination cases, and traditional employment and labor litigation.

Licensed In

  • Texas


  • J.D. The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • B.B.A. Southern Methodist University
  • B.A. Southern Methodist University


  • Best Lawyers in Dallas Ranking, D Magazine 2018-2019

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter, “Unpreventable Employee Misconduct Defense Under OSHA,” DFW RIMS, August 2021
  • Law in the Workplace, “OSHA Memo Permitting Discretion in Enforcement Based on Employer’s Good Faith Efforts During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic,” May 2020
  • Law in the Workplace, “Summary: Executive Order on Delegating Authority Under the DPA with Respect to Food Supply Chain Resources During the National Emergency Caused by the Outbreak of COVID-19,” April 2020


  • Co-Authored: “OSHA Law: Protecting Your Employees and Your Company from Employee Misconduct”, TEXO Association IN FOCUS Magazine Summer Issue, June 2020

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