Todd Shadle

Attorney / Shareholder

Todd Shadle has developed an expertise in labor and employment law based on nearly 30 years of experience in the field. Demonstrating these capabilities, he is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His employment law experience includes counseling and preparation of policies and handbooks, conducting investigations, handling administrative matters before state and federal agencies, and litigating claims that cannot be resolved. These issues include claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, state causes of action, covenants not to compete, and trade secret litigation. Todd also handles complex business disputes including cases involving breach of contract, partnership disputes, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty. Based on recognition from his peers, Todd has been selected as one of the nation’s 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers by Lawdragon Inc., chosen as a Texas Super Lawyer, named among the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine, listed in the Best Lawyers in America, and is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, the organization’s highest ranking for legal ability and ethical standards.

Practice Areas

Employment Law

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Texas
United States District Courts:
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
Western District of Texas
United States Courts of Appeals:
Fifth Circuit
Other Admissions:
State of Massachusetts (inactive)


SMU School of Law, J.D.
Emory University, B.A.

Recognition, Honors, and Achievements

Best Lawyers in America Selection, The Best Lawyers in America© (2024) – Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
"Best Lawyers in Dallas," D Magazine
100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers, Lawdragon, Inc.
Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas, Labor and Employment Law Section
Dallas Bar Association, Member of Courthouse Committee and Community Involvement Committee
Litigation Counsel of America