Ron Chapman Jr.

Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart P.C.

Mr. Chapman serves on the Firm’s five-member Board of Directors.  He is Board Certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, non-competition and non-disclosure covenants, leaves of absence, employment agreements and policies, union campaigns, collective bargaining, unfair labor practices, and workplace safety.

Mr. Chapman has defended clients in over 25 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including class and collective actions, and regularly provides counseling to help clients navigate both legal and practical considerations.  Representative clients include Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, FedEx Office, Fossil, GameStop, Hertz, Omni Hotels, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, and Valero.


  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., cum laude, (Behavioral Sciences and Political Science) Rice University, 1992

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Publications and Multimedia
The NLRB and Class Action Waivers: D.R. Horton v. NLRB - Podcast
Labor & Employment Law Practice Group Podcast
May 02, 2013