Robin Foret

Partner

Dallas, TX
D 469.895.3005
[email protected]

Overview

Robin Foret is Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP’s Dallas office.  Ms. Foret possesses 28 years of experience representing business and management in diverse areas of labor and employment law, commercial litigation and other business matters.  She is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  She routinely represents clients in a variety of employment-related, professional and commercial matters in state and federal court and before administrative agencies.  Her experience with employment-related matters includes, but is not limited to, theft of trade secrets; copyright infringement, breach of employment agreements; Title VII discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Family Medical Leave Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; and FIRA-related securities matters and FINRA arbitrations; severance agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation covenants; whistleblower claims under the Sarbanes Oxley Act and other statutes; employee embezzlement and white collar crime and worker’s compensation non-subscriber matters.  Ms. Foret has an active litigation practice in the areas of employment, business and other matters. 

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Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Texas

Publications & Engagements
  • “Terminating An Employee On Leave: Timing Is Everything”, Lorman Education, April 16, 2018​
  • “Temporary Staffing Agencies: Are Their Employees Really Your Employees?“, Dallas Bar Headnotes, Dec. 2012​
  • “Background Investigations of Employees and Applicants: Employers Must Proceed With Caution (Fair Credit Reporting Act)”, Dallas Bar Headnotes, April 2007
  • “Sarbanes-Oxley: Whistleblower Provisions: Why Private Companies Should Be Concerned”), Dallas Bar Headnotes, May 2007
  • “Sarbanes-Oxley: Expanding the Scope of the Federal Whistleblower Protection Laws” (with Randall M. Foret), Lorman Education Services, Feb. 2006 & Feb. 2007
Affiliations
  • State Bar of Texas

  • Dallas Bar Association

  • FACC

Awards and Recognition

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Rating AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™.

Classes/Seminars Taught
  • “Texas Sexual Harassment Law, Sexual Orientation and Individual Liability” (with Robert Chadwick)Dallas Bar Association, Nov. 15, 2021 (Dallas)
  • “Employment Law Update”, Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce & Woodlands Bar Association, Nov. 16, 2020)
  • “Employees and Employers, Definitions and Related Provisions of the Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act of 2010”, Lorman Education, Nov. 3, 2010
  • “The New Compliance Requirements: I-9 Forms, No-March Letters & IRCA Discrimination: What Employers Need To Know in 2009”, French American Chamber, April 2009
  • “The Genetic Information and Non-Discrimination Act of 2008: GINA Examined Under the Microscope”, Smith, Frank & Partners, Sept. 2009
  • “Before the Die is Cast: How to Avoid Employment Traps in Mergers & Acquisitions”, Dallas Mergers & Acquisitions Networking Group, 2008
  • “Managing The Employee: From Hiring to Firing”, Lorman Education, Nov. 2007