Ron Chapman, Jr.: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Ron Chapman, Jr.

Shareholder and Member of Board of Directors
Dallas,  TX  U.S.A.

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  • Labor and Employment
    University Rice University, B.A., cum laude, 1992
    Law SchoolSouthern Methodist University, J.D., cum laude, 1995
    Admitted1995, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Arkansas
    Memberships Dallas Bar Association (Member, Employment Law Section); State Bar of Texas (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section); American Bar Association.
    BornHouston, Texas, February 21, 1970

    Winner, International Law Office's Client Choice awards for both the entire United States and Texas in the Employment & Labor category (2014). Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers' “Top 100 Best of the Best in Dallas/Ft.-Worth” regardless of subject matter, D Magazine's “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” Dallas Business Journal's “Top Corporate Defenders,” and Employment Law360's list of "preeminent rainmakers." Judicial Clerk to Judge Robert M. Parker, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1995-1996. Author: "Texas Labor Code," Texas Employment Law Handbook, 2007—. Chairman: North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2007; City of Dallas, Civil Service Board, 2008-2011. Order of the Coif. (Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

    Reported CasesDR. Horton, Inc. v. NLRB, 737 F.3d 344 (5th Cir. 2013); Miller v. Raytheon Co., 716 F.3d 138 (5th Cir. 2013); Jusuf v. Southwest Airlines Co., 2008 WL 4948615 (5th Cir. 2008); EEOC v. Jefferson Dental Clinics, PA, 478 F.3d 690 (5th Cir. 2007); Connor v. Sonoco Products Co., 2006 WL 3289049 (5th Cir. 2006); South Central UFCW Unions & Employers Health & Welfare Trust v. Bunge Oils, Inc., 2011 WL 817201 (N.D. Tex. 2011); Jackson v. Blockbuster, Inc., 2010 WL 2268086 (E.D. Tex. 2010); Bell v. Raytheon Co., 2009 WL 2365454 (N.D. Tex. 2009); Cornish v. Palm Beach Tan, Inc., 2004 WL 925553 (N.D. Tex. 2004); Diamond Offshore (Bermuda), Ltd. v. Haaksman, 355 S.W.3d 842 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th District] 2011, pet. denied); Carter v. PeopleAnswers, Inc., 312 S.W.3d 308 (Tex. App.--Dallas 2010, no pet.).

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    The Arbitration Obligations Imposed by the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
    Hera S. Arsen, J.D., Ph.D.,Ron Chapman,Leigh M. Nason, August 6, 2014
    As we discussed yesterday in our blog post, “President Obama Issues Two Executive Orders in 10-Day Period,” this week President Obama issued the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Under this order, federal contractors will be required to disclose labor law violations and...

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    Ron Chapman, Jr.

    8117 Preston Road, Suite 500
    DallasTX 75225


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