Dan G. Hartsfield: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Dan G. Hartsfield

Dallas,  TX  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Technology and Telecom
University University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with honors, 1979
Law SchoolSouthern Methodist University, J.D., 1982
Admitted1985, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1985, Texas - N.D. Tex.; 1996, Texas - E.D. Tex.; 2012, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2002, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2006, Texas - S.D. Tex.; 2001, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Dan Hartsfield is a Principal in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For more than 25 years, Mr. Hartsfield has represented employers on a national basis.

For more than 12 years, Mr. Hartsfield chaired the labor and employment practice group at his previous firm. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice is exclusively devoted to the representation of management in individual, class and collective actions under SOX, Title VII, ADEA, ADA and FLSA. He is regularly involved in whistleblower, wage/hour and employment litigation and in union organizational and decertification issues, labor contract negotiations, strike planning, unfair labor practice cases, and labor arbitrations.

Mr. Hartsfield has a national labor and employment practice that is exclusively devoted to the representation of management. Mr. Hartsfield has focused his practice on advising clients in managing in both a union and union-free environment. He has represented management before the National Labor Relations Board, state and federal agencies and courts, and in arbitration proceedings.

In addition to a full labor agency litigation and labor arbitration caseload, Mr. Hartsfield counsels human resources professionals in the development of state-of-the-art proactive policies, procedures and protocols designed to retain the best talent, exit poor performers, and create an environment that produces highly effective work teams.

He has presented on labor law subjects, class actions, affirmative action and reductions in force and is a frequent speaker before professional, trade and business associations on several employment law and labor relations topics.

Honors and Recognitions

Chambers USA (2004 - present)
D Magazine, “Best Lawyers in Dallas”

Published Works

• Federal Contractor Affirmative Action Compliance, Employment Discrimination Law, 3rd Edition (American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, 2002) [Author]

In the News

August 17, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

October 8, 2014

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Named in 2014 Edition of Who's Who Legal

October 8, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, NY (October 8, 2014) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce nine of the firm's attorneys have been recognized in this year's Who's Who Legal list in the “Management Labour & Employment” category. Orange


January 20

Arlington, TX

Ninth Annual MCHRA Employment Law Symposium

January 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM CST
Cacharel Restaurant & Grand Ballroom
2221 East Lamar Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76006

Jackson Lewis is once again partnering with the Mid Cities Human Resource Association to present their 9th (Board Certified, Labor Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)


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Dan G. Hartsfield

500 N Akard, Suite 2500
DallasTX 75219


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