William

P. Finegan

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Bill’s practice focuses on assisting clients in their efforts to avoid employment-related disputes and defending against employment-related claims. Bill works with employers in all phases of the traditional labor area, with significant experience counseling management in union organizing efforts, collective bargaining negotiations, contract and strike management, and all other issues involving the labor management relationship. He also works with companies and individuals on executive employment agreements and non-compete agreements.

Bill has more than 28 years of experience as a trusted advisor to clients in a wide array of industries and businesses, ranging from technology to services and consumer product providers, manufacturing to healthcare, civic and charitable entities to finance and investment organizations. Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1995, Bill works tirelessly to achieve creative, but practical solutions for HR Professionals who seek to protect their company’s best interests and do the right thing by their employees in any employment dispute.

He and his wife, Holly, have three children, Patrick, Charlie and Gracie. 

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Employment Law – Management (2014-2018); Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Litigation – Labor & Employment (2013-2018)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association (Development of the Law Under the NLRA Committee Member)
    • Dallas Bar Association, Employment Law Section
    • Holy Trinity Seminary (Former Member of Board of Advisors)
    • National Health Lawyers Association
    • Serra Club (Former Governor of Region 46e)
    • Society for Human Resources Management

Overview

Bill’s practice focuses on assisting clients in their efforts to avoid employment-related disputes and defending against employment-related claims. Bill works with employers in all phases of the traditional labor area, with significant experience counseling management in union organizing efforts, collective bargaining negotiations, contract and strike management, and all other issues involving the labor management relationship. He also works with companies and individuals on executive employment agreements and non-compete agreements.

Bill has more than 28 years of experience as a trusted advisor to clients in a wide array of industries and businesses, ranging from technology to services and consumer product providers, manufacturing to healthcare, civic and charitable entities to finance and investment organizations. Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1995, Bill works tirelessly to achieve creative, but practical solutions for HR Professionals who seek to protect their company’s best interests and do the right thing by their employees in any employment dispute.

He and his wife, Holly, have three children, Patrick, Charlie and Gracie. 

Experience

  • Labor & Employment Counsel

    Represented a data analytics company in all labor and employment issues concerning the company’s sale to a publicly-held property management software company.

  • Labor & Employment Due Diligence

    Represented a garden and home furnishing store with labor and employment issues arising out of a potential capital transaction.

  • Workforce Reduction Agreements

    Represented a multinational telecommunications company’s in-house counsel and human resources team in the reduction of its U.S. workforce and the 

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