1. Greg McAllister

    Greg McAllister’s clients rely on him for results under pressure.  He represents employers and individuals regarding noncompete/nonsolicit, trade secrets, overtime, business disputes, and executive compensation.  His clients often request or defend against temporary restraining orders (TROs) and injunctions. He advises companies and individuals regarding employment/business agreements. 

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Mr. McAllister’s career began at a premier Dallas litigation firm and later became partner at the world’s largest employment firm, before coming to Rogge Dunn Group. Throughout his practice, Mr. McAllister has learned clients MUST have lawyers that are:

  • responsive,
  • strategic, and
  • able to start with an end goal.

Those lessons aligned with his experience playing and coaching football, which also taught teamwork and tenacity. He applies these lessons and his passion to his legal practice every day.

Representation & Results

Unanimous defense jury verdicts in class/collective action lawsuits regarding overtime under Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Obtaining and defending against TROs and injunctions in lawsuits regarding noncompetition, nonsolicitation, lift-outs, and trade secrets

Favorable summary judgment orders, including as plaintiff (breach of contract) and defendant (dismissals of FLSA lawsuit and disability discrimination/retaliation lawsuit)

Favorable arbitration orders as claimant and respondent in various industries (such as energy, construction, FINRA, waste management, and telecommunications)

Orders granting pre-suit depositions under Texas’s Rule 202

Dismissal (and attorneys’ fees) under Anti-SLAPP law as defendant; as plaintiff, defeated motion to dismiss filed under Anti-SLAPP (i.e., Texas Citizen Participation Act)

Dismissal for Florida client sued Texas lawsuit (argument based on contract’s forum selection clause)

Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements regarding claims for breach of contract, noncompetes, trade secrets, FLSA (collective actions and single plaintiff), discrimination; and other torts

Litigating state and federal matters involving discrimination, trade secrets, noncompetition, FLSA, special appearances and executive compensation

Investigating claims regarding whistleblowers, kick-backs, discrimination, overtime, and joint employer claim

Responding to charges by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

  • B.B.A.: California Lutheran University, 2000
  • Juris Doctor: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude, 2011
    • Editor, International Law Review
  • Named, Rising Star, Texas, Super Lawyers, 2015-2021
  • Named, Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars, Texas, Super Lawyers, 2018-2021
  • Named, D Best Lawyers, D Magazine, 2020-2021
  • Alumnus, Leadership Dallas Class, Dallas Regional Chamber, 2019
  • Named, One to Watch, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2015
  • Recipient, Spirit of Habitat Award, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, 2014
  • Dean’s List, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • Ziegler Fellowship, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • First Place, Mock Trial Competition, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • Nominee, Scholar-Athlete of the Year, California Lutheran University
  • State of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Publications
  • Show Me The Money: Recent Developments Regarding Damages In Employment Cases
    Journal of the Corporate Counsel Section, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1
    May 2019
  • Greg McAllister Accepted into Leadership Dallas Class of 2019
    Dallas Regional Chamber
    August 10, 2018
  • Show Me The Money: Recent Developments Regarding Damages In Employment Cases
    State Bar of Texas
    January 2018
  • Texas Amends its Uniform Trade Secrets Act
    ASAP
    June 12, 2017
  • DAYL Presents $44K to Habitat for Humanity, EPIC
    Texas Lawbook
    March 2016
  • Chamber hears presentation on pros and cons of social media
    Herald-Banner
    June 21, 2015
  • DAYL Presents $50,000 to Dallas Habitat and EPIC
    Texas Lawbook
    February 2015
  • TMI on Social Media? How to Keep Company Policies Lawful
    Texas Lawbook
    February 2015
  • DAYL’s Ones to Watch
    Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    February 1, 2015
  • Shift in the Law Means It’s Time to Review Nonsolicitation Covenants
    Texas Lawyer
    April 2014
  • Dallas Bar Association’s Home Project Builds its 23rd Home
    Texas Lawbook
    February 2014
  • Texas Litigators’ Guide to Departing Employee Cases
    Texas Lawyer
    January 2014
  • A Volunteer Gives Back to the Community
    Framework
    December 2013
  • Texas Employment Law Update
    Labor & Employment Section – Dallas Bar Association
    October 2013
  • Pitfalls of Departing Employees
    Dallas Bar Association
    August 2013
  • Social Media and the Law
    WFAA – Channel 8 News
    June 2013
  • Lawyers armed with hammers are building in South Dallas
    The Dallas Morning News
    March 5, 2013
  • Employees’ Emails Highlight the Importance of Effective Policies
    Dallas Bar Association
    November 2012
  • Texas Employment Law Update
    Labor & Employment Section – Dallas Bar Association
    October 2012
  • Show Me The Money: Recent Developments Regarding Damages In Employment Cases
    State Bar of Texas
    July 26, 2012
  • What happens if an employer asks for your Facebook password?
    Law Firm 4.0 Blog
    March 2012
  • Texas Employment Law Update
    Labor & Employment Section – Dallas Bar Association
    October 2011
  • The Complete Lawyer
    Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    April 2011

 

Speaking Engagements
  • Practical Tips for Obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order Against Former Employees; West/Thomson Reuters; Jan. 2021
  • Employers’ Strategies for Litigating Lawsuits
    Engage Workspace
    October 2019
  • Labor & Employment Law: Panel Discussion
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    September 2019
  • Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Training
    Company Presentation
    February 2019
  • Employee Handbooks: Policy Updates You Need To Make
    Vertical Alliance Group
    October 2018
  • Employers’ 2018 Resolutions: April Weigh-in
    Rockwall County Bench Bar Conference
    April 2018
  • Labor & Employment Law: Panel Discussion
    UNT Dallas College of Law
    April 2018
  • Labor & Employment Law: Panel Discussion
    Texas A&M School of Law
    March 2018
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Employment Disputes
    Texas A&M School of Law
    March 2018
  • Supervisor’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Correcting Harassment and Discrimination
    Association of Legal Administrators – Dallas Chapter
    January 2018
  • Mediating Employment Disputes
    Texas A&M School of Law
    October 2017
  • Supervisor’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Correcting Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
    Vertical Alliance Group
    September 2017
  • Life Cycle of Departed Employee Litigation
    Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
    April 2017
  • Hit with an EEOC Charge – Now What?
    Vertical Alliance Group
    February 2017
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: What to Expect in 2017
    Client HR Team Presentation
    February 2017
  • Business of Practicing Law
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    February 2017
  • Labor and Employment Law Panel
    UNT Dallas College of Law
    January 2017
  • FLSA in 2017
    DallasHR Legal Exchange Conference
    January 10, 2017
  • Six Ways to Prepare Your Company for the New Overtime Rule
    Texas Trucking Association
    October 2016
  • The Department of Labor’s Voluntary Agreements
    Dallas Bar Association, Franchise and Distribution Law Section
    October 2016
  • Preparing for Change: DOL’s Final Rule on Overtime
    Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce
    July 2016
  • Employers’ 2016 Resolutions: Mid-year Check
    Attorney VENUE, Dallas, TX
    June 2016
  • Independent Contracting Under Attack
    Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
    May 2016
  • Labor and Employment Panel
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    March 2016
  • Operation Blue Shield: Power of One
    Dallas Bar Association
    December 2015
  • Pro and Cons of Social Media in the Workplace
    Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce
    June 2015
  • Law Practice Management
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    March 2015
  • Law Practice Management
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    January 2015
  • Spoliation standards in Texas
    Firm Presentation
    August 2014
  • When Social Media and the Workplace Collide
    Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    June 2014
  • Social Media: Employment Law and Ethics
    St. Mary’s University School of Law, Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni Chapter
    March 2014
  • Law Practice Management
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    January 2014
  • Social Media: Litigation and Legal Ethics
    Dallas Bar Association
    June 2013
  • Law Practice Management
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    February 2013
  • Social Media: Employment Law and Ethics
    Firm Presentation
    January 2013

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