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).
    BornHouston, Texas, February 21, 1970

    Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Employment Law360's list of nation's 10 Rising Stars in Employment Law, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in Dallas, Top Corporate Defender. 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, 357 NLRB No. 184 (2012); 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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    Fifth Circuit Rejects NLRB's D.R. Horton Decision
    Ron Chapman,Christopher C. Murray, December 5, 2013
    In a major win for employers, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, on December 3, 2013, rejected the highly controversial D.R. Horton, Inc. decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

    Employers Should Reassess Strategy in Light of New Rulings from the Supreme Court
    Ron Chapman,Dallan F. Flake, August 12, 2013
    The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued two landmark rulings affecting the viability of arbitration as an alternative to costly litigation. As a result, every employer of every size needs to reassess whether the protections an arbitration agreement can afford are worth the potential...

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    Ron Chapman, Jr.

    8117 Preston Road, Suite 500
    DallasTX 75225


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