Derek D. Rollins
Partner

Dallas

Expertise and Experience
Derek Rollins’ principal areas of practice are commercial and bankruptcy-related litigation (including adversary proceedings), with a special focus on automobile dealerships, financial institutions, and creditors’ rights. Mr. Rollins routinely represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Such disputes regularly involve claims for breach of contract, lender liability, deceptive trade practices, business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, interference, and employment-related matters involving trade secrets, non-compete, and non-solicitation.

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Creditors’ Rights
Bankruptcy
Employment Law

Activities
Mr. Rollins is a member of the Dallas and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Texas, and the National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC).

Education
Texas A&M University

Law School
Southern Methodist University

Bar Admissions
Texas, 2001

Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas

Fun Facts
Derek likes to spend his free time traveling with friends and family. He also enjoys playing Texas Hold ‘Em, which he says has proven useful for litigation matters. He also claims to be the biggest Parrothead in Texas – not only has he seen Jimmy Buffett more than 30 times, he joined the Margaritaville troubadour on-stage for a performance in Los Angeles.

Tel: (214) 780-1400
Fax: (214) 780-1401
Email: drollins@shackelfordlaw.net