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Employer Rights: Representation of management exclusively with respect to employment discrimination claims under federal, state and local law; other statutory law claims, including wage and hour claims; wrongful termination and retaliatory discharge claims; OSHA investigations and citations; employment agreements, practices and policies; non-competition/protection of business interests . . .
Management Labor Law: Representation of management exclusively with respect to union avoidance; claims before the National Labor Relations Board and in federal and state courts; arbitration proceedings; the negotiation/administration of labor contracts . . .
Trial Work: Representation of management exclusively in cases tried in the federal courts in Illinois and in Illinois state courts; trial experience in cases tried before administrative agencies such as the Illinois Human Rights Commission and the National Labor Relations Board . . .
State Courts of Illinois, 1979
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1979
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1987
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
Year of Birth: 1954
Law School: University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 1979Undergraduate School: Colorado State University, B.A., 1976
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Phi Beta Kappa
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Peoria County Bar Association
- Past Board Member and 1999-2000 President
Central/Southern Federal Districts of Illinois Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
- Member: Section on Labor and Employment Law/Section on Civil Practice and Procedure
- Past Member: Labor & Employment Law Section Council
- Board of Governor's Award 1991
American Bar Association
- Member: Section of Labor & Employment Law/Section of Litigation
Exclusively serving business clients in employment, labor, employee benefits, corporate and tax matters.
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