O’Brien Law Firm sues Brinqa LLC for unpaid commissions for 2 former employees
In April 2019, the O’Brien Law Firm sued Austin-based Brinqa LLC, a cybersecurity risk management company headed by Amad Fida and Hilda Perez, over allegations that Brinqa failed to pay these two former employees hundreds of thousands of dollars of commissions due. Brinqa appears to be trying to engage in a common practice that the O’Brien Law Firm sees with many companies – once an employee leaves employment, the company will do what it can to keep from paying them commissions or bonuses from sales that closed during their employment. However, when the sale has been made and the commission has been earned, the employee should be compensated for the value that they brought the company through their successful work and efforts. The O’Brien Law Firm continues to work hard to ensure that Texas employees are paid every cent that they have earned under the law. That case is Cause No. D-1-GN-10-002024, in the 53rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas. Brinqa is currently represented in the lawsuit by the Austin employment law firm of Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P.
In May 2020, all parties resolved the dispute on confidential terms.