With more than 30 years of experience, Tullos Wells represents management in the full range of labor and employment matters and heads a comprehensive sports and entertainment practice. Routinely handling a broad array of legal issues for numerous professional and amateur sports franchises, broadcast television and radio stations, and entertainment venues, Tullos serves as general counsel to the National Basketball Association (NBA) San Antonio Spurs, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) San Antonio Stars, American Hockey League (AHL) San Antonio Rampage and the NBA Development League (D-League) Austin Toros.
Tullos has specific experience in union avoidance and managing relationships, collective bargaining and handling unfair labor practice charges, including federal and state court trials, arbitrations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and other federal and state administrative agencies. He also trains managers around the country in labor relations issues. In addition, Tullos devotes substantial time and attention to his role as honorary consul to Canada in San Antonio and as founding chair and vice-chair of the Lone Star Rail District, building a commuter rail system between Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
Tullos has also represented clients for a number of years in government investigations, including investigations relating to government contracts claims brought under the False Claims Act, investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and negotiations with the government in connection with government contracts. He has also worked with various government contracting issues such as obtaining contracts, teaming, outsourcing and privatization, contract performance, allegations of fraudulent and other misconduct, and proposed suspensions and debarments.
Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization