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William E. Hartsfield

Arbitration Attorney at Dallas, TX

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  • Licensed for 47 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1976
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Arbitration
    70%
    Since 1989, chair or panelist in over 900 arbitrations. Member, American Arbitration Assn Commercial, Employment and Labor Panels; FMCS Arbitrator Panel; FINRA Arbitration Panel; and American Health Law Assn ADR Panels.

    36 years, 900 cases

  2. Mediation
    20%
    Since 1989, mediator in over 330 disputes. Member, American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel; FINRA (formerly NASD and NYSE), National Mediation Panel; and American Health Law Assn ADR Panels.

    36 years, 330 cases

  3. Corporate and incorporation
    5%
    Over 25 years handling corporate matters such as incorporations, mergers, acquisitions, sales of assets. Clients included individual physicians, physician practices, health care providers, third party plan administrators, staffing firms, franchisors, franchisees, internet businesses, software developers, software licensors and licensees, manufacturers, restaurants and hotels.

  4. Intellectual property
    5%
    Over 25 years handling trademark, service mark, licensing and noncompetition matters. Clients include franchisors, franchisees, software developers, software licensors and licensees and internet businesses,

    43 years

An experienced arbitrator, mediator and attorney in employment, labor, commercial, franchise and health matters who is on the panels of the American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the National Mediation Board, and the Coal Arbitration Services, District 22 and serves as an Independent Hearing Examiner for the Texas Education Agency.

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William E. Hartsfield
6440 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 825
Dallas, TX, 75206

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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder/Director
  • Hamilton & Hartsfield, P.C.
  • 1994 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • University Of North Texas
  • 2009 - 2015
  • Shareholder/Director
  • Miller, Hiersche, Martens & Hayward, P.C.
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Of Counsel
  • Miller, Hiersche, Martens & Hayward, P.C.
  • 1988 - 1990
  • Associate General Counsel
  • TGI Friday's Inc.
  • 1981 - 1988
  • Associate
  • Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal
  • 1977 - 1981
  • Briefing Attorney
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • 1976 - 1977
  • Ltjg.
  • U.S.N.R., Judge Advocate General Corps
  • 1973 - 1976
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Education

  • Harvard University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • Texas A&M University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1973

Associations

  • National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Board of Governors Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • National Mediation Board Arbitrator Panel
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Arbitration Panel
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • International Mediation Institute Panel
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • FINRA Mediation Panel
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • FINRA (formerly NASD) Arbitration Panel
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • American Health Law Association, ADR Panel
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • College State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • American Arbitration Association Arbitration Panel
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1977 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow
  • N/A
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • Coal Arbitration Services, District 22
  • Arbitrator
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Independent Hearing Examiner
  • 2009 - 2015
  • DART Authority Trial Board
  • Hearing Officer
  • 2008 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who Legal, Texas 2008 (Arbitration)
  • Law Business Research Ltd
  • 2008

Publications

  • Business & Legal Reports
  • HR Audit: How to Evaluate Your Personnel Policies and Practices
  • 1995
  • Business & Legal Reports
  • How to Write Your Employee Handbook
  • 1994
  • Texas Bar Journal
  • Settlement with Employees
  • 1989
  • The Lawyer’s Brief
  • Ways to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • 1989
  • Personnel Law Update
  • More Litigation Over Health Benefits
  • 1989
  • Business & Legal Reports
  • Employee Benefits: Compliance Made Simple
  • 1989
  • American Corporate Counsel Association Docket
  • Wage and Hour Audits
  • 1988
  • Texas Bar Journal
  • Negligent Hiring
  • 1987
  • Business & Legal Reports
  • Employer’s Guide to the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986
  • 1987
  • Texas Bar Journal
  • Preservation of At Will Employment in Texas
  • 1986
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Speaking Engagements

  • Webinar
  • Arbitration Award Writing Best Practices
  • 2021
  • Webinar
  • Witness Credibility and Demeanor: The Elephant in the Virtual Hearing Room?
  • 2021
  • Webinar
  • Video Conferencing in ADR: The Basics
  • 2020
  • Webinar
  • Video Conferencing in Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitrator Authority
  • 2020
  • Southwest/Rockies Regional Conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Red Light - Green Light: Arbitrators and Advocates
  • 2020
  • Southwest/Rockies Regional Conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Police and Fire Civil Service Update
  • 2019
  • Fall Education Conference
  • Decision Writing
  • 2019
  • Texas Labor-Management Conference
  • The Arc of Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration
  • 2018
  • Southwest/Rockies Regional Conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Red Light - Green Light: Arbitrators and Advocates
  • 2018
  • Fall Education Conference 2018
  • Update Your Technology Skills
  • 2018
  • American Arbitration Association Webinar
  • Preparing Your Arbitration Disclosures
  • 2017
  • Southwest/Rockies Regional Conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Measured, Metered and Monitored
  • 2016
  • Franchise Law and Distribution Section Monthly Meeting, Dallas Bar Association
  • Arbitrating Franchise & Distribution Disputes: Tips and Strategies for Success
  • 2016
  • The Magic of Mediation
  • We All Know the Magic of Timely and Great Questions, But Are They Ethical?
  • 2014
  • Southwest/Rockies Regional Conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators,
  • Measured, Metered and Monitored,
  • 2014
  • Mediation Week 2014
  • Stories Mediators Tell: The Good, the Bad, The Ideal!
  • 2014
  • AAM NTX CLE MEETING
  • Ethical Guidelines for the Mediator's Questions
  • 2014
  • 37th Annual Labor-Management Conference
  • Measured, Metered and Monitored
  • 2014
  • New-to-In House Counsel
  • Investigating An Employee's Off Duty Conduct
  • 2009
  • Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Course
  • Winning in Arbitration: A Panel Discussion
  • 2008
  • Southwest Regional Conference
  • How to Do Employment Arbitration Effectively & Efficiently
  • 2005
  • Arbitration Training
  • Arbitration Advocacy
  • 2005
  • Personnel Law Update
  • FLSA and Texas Wage and Hour Update 2004
  • 2004
  • Personnel Law Update
  • Best Practice in FMLA Administration
  • 2004
  • Arbitration Training
  • Representing Your Client in Arbitration
  • 2004
  • Arbitration Advocacy
  • A Guide to Case Preparation & Presentation in Arbitration
  • 2002
  • Management Training
  • Conflict Management for Supervisors & Managers
  • 2001
  • Annual Conference
  • Employment Mediation: A Panel Discussion
  • 2001
  • Personnel Law Update
  • Mediation and Arbitration: Cost Effective Solutions for Improving Employee Relations
  • 1999
  • Personnel Law Update
  • Keeping Disputes Out of Court and Raising Employee Morale: Strategic Use of Peer Review Panels, Mediation and Arbitration
  • 1998
  • Multistate Labor and Employment Law Seminar
  • Mediation in Employment
  • 1995
  • Current Topics
  • Mediation in Employment
  • 1993
  • Construction Law Section Meeting
  • Mediation in Construction Disputes
  • 1991
  • Annual Conference
  • Recent Employment Law Development
  • 1989
  • Annual Conference
  • Wage and Hour Audits
  • 1989
  • Dallas Chapter Monthly Event
  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • 1987
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Dallas Arbitration Lawyer William E. Hartsfield
William E. Hartsfield
Arbitration Attorney
Dallas, TX
Licensed for 47 years