Jacob M. Monty
For over two decades, Jacob M. Monty has successfully practiced at the intersection of immigration, labor, and employment laws. A nationally recognized authority on issues facing employers with large Hispanic workforces, Jacob has literally written the book on the topic and speaks regularly in English and Spanish on navigating labor and employment matters in industries with heightened immigration scrutiny.
His clients include professional baseball teams, grocery store chains, single establishment and chain restaurants, and leading companies in the construction and facility maintenance fields.Board-certified in Labor and Employment Law, Jacob founded Monty & Ramirez LLP to offer an integrated approach to dealing with Hispanic workforces. He and his bilingual partners address all the critical aspects of employer advocacy, from business and family immigration to union matters, workplace safety, and employment disputes.
Jacob’s practice extends nationwide; he has represented employers in courts and government investigations in California, Illinois, New York, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and throughout Texas.
Jacob is also active in civic and professional leadership. He serves as Outside Counsel for the Mexican Consulate in Houston on employment matters, chairs the Latino-Jewish Alliance, and has been a Board Member of the Greater Houston Restaurant Association. Jacob has also held presidential and gubernatorial appointments to the North American Development Bank, the University of Houston Board of Regents, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission, and the Texas Private Security Board