ROBERT E. CRAWFORD, JR., JD

ROBERT E. CRAWFORD, JR.

General Counsel

Experience with Active Relationships

  • Participated in the development of all AR curricula
  • Assisted presentations of classes for military and civilian populations
  • Co-facilitated Train the Trainer events
  • Assisted in operations, quality control and in management plans and protocols for Active Relationship Center personnel
  • Primary responsibility for all legal issues related to the Active Relationships Center

Education

Juris Doctor Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Order of the Coif, Member of the Board of Editors-Journal of Air Law and Commerce

Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) with High Honors
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Eta Sigma


Honors

Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Finalist – “Best Solo General Counsel” in Dallas -Dallas Business Journal

Career History: Attorney & Military

  • Retired: Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel – Chaparral Steel Company – Midlothian, Texas
  • Shareholder (Past Chairman of the Corporate Securities Practice Group) – Winstead P.C., Dallas, Texas
  • Captain, U.S. Air Force (Staff Judge Advocate)

Representative Responsibilities as General Counsel

Active Relationships

  • Reviews and negotiates all contracts, including, without limitation, customer agreements, licenses, vendor agreements and consulting agreements
  • Supervision and coordination of intellectual property protection

Chaparral Steel Company

Legal representative with primary responsibility for all legal issues and supervision of environmental reporting and compliance:

  • Responsible for transitioning Chaparral from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Texas Industries to a publicly traded company
  • Reviewed and negotiated all contracts, including, without limitation, customer agreements, technology licenses, vendor agreements and consulting agreements
  • Supervision and coordination of litigation and intellectual property protection
  • Supervision and coordination of the auction, due diligence and negotiation process resulting in the acquisition of Chaparral

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association

Community and Civic Involvement

  • Co-Founder, H.A.R.P. Project for Hispanic Healthy Marriages
  • Co-Founder, Alliance for North Texas Healthy and Effective Marriages
  • Board Member, F.A.R. Foundation for Healthy Relationships
  • Director, Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Secretary, Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

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