Robert Chadwick is a Partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary's Dallas office. Mr. Chadwick has almost 40 years of experience in a variety of areas that entail him representing companies, fiduciaries and directors and officers in the areas of labor and employment, workplace safety and health (OSHA), ERISA investigations and litigation, D&O disputes and other miscellaneous professional liability matters. He is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1990-Present). His skill set includes drafting policies and agreements, counseling as to compliance and risk management, and providing legal representation in negotiations, claim resolution, investigations, litigation, class actions and appeals.
As a part of his D&O practice, Mr. Chadwick defends corporations, limited liability companies, and officers and directors of various legal entities in business disputes, including claims for unfair business practices, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, interference with contractual relations, tortious interference with business relations, and breach of contract.
His writings, quotations and accomplishments have been featured on television and in international publications, such as the Wall Street Journal and the World Intellectual Property Organization's SME Newsletter, national publications, such as the National Law Journal, Bloomberg Law, Insurance Journal, National Underwriter Magazine, Journal of American Law, PLUS Journal, Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, and Benefits Law Journal, and local publications, such as Texas Lawyer and Dallas Bar Headnotes. He has contributed to Bloomberg BNA publications Employment Discrimination Law and Fair Labor Standards Act.
Mr. Chadwick is also a mediator and is currently an arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA"). He is also an active member of the Addison Rotary Club. He was President of the Club from 2018- 2019, and President of the Addison Rotary Foundation from 2008-2010.