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FMG opens new office in Dallas, Texas



Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, a leading nationwide litigation law firm with over 260 attorneys, is pleased to announce the opening of its Dallas, Texas office and that Tim Soefje, Bob Chadwick, and Robin Foret have joined the Firm as Partners. FMG now has twenty-six offices which collectively are located in fourteen states. FMG’s newest attorneys join the firm from the law firm of Seltzer, Chadwick, Soefje & Ladik, PLLC.

The group handles an array of high exposure litigation with a particular focus on employment, construction, professional liability, financial services, and catastrophic tort. The new office is located at 5851 Legacy Circle, 6th Floor, Plano, Texas, and the phone number is 513.766.9479.

Tim Soefje is a Partner and Office Chair. Mr. Soefje represents professionals in professional negligence claims, including defending architects, engineers, design professionals, land surveyors, lawyers and law firms, accountants, medical professionals, insurance agents/brokers, real estate agents/brokers, title companies, directors and officers, and other professionals. He also handles complex and catastrophic injury disputes, with a particular focus on construction-related claims.

Bob Chadwick joins as Partner and is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He represents management, fiduciaries, professionals, and C-suite executives in labor and employment law, workplace safety and health (OSHA), ERISA investigations and litigation, executive compensation, and professional liability. Mr. Chadwick also is currently an arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Robin Foret is a Partner is Board Certified in labor & employment Law and also focuses on complex litigation cases. She represents businesses and insureds in all aspects of employment law, catastrophic tort, trade secrets, copyright infringement, breach of employment agreements, FINRA-related securities matters and FINRA arbitrations, whistleblower claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, non-competition and non-solicitation covenants, employee embezzlement and white collar matters.

Ben Mathis, FMG’s Managing Partner, said, “This is another great addition for our firm. We have known and worked with Tim, Bob, and Robin for a number of years and are very pleased they chose to join us. Texas has been a priority market for us, and we anticipate growing the Dallas office quickly and building a Texas footprint that adds to our core practice areas.”