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Polsinelli PC

Labor & Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 2MissouriUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable firm with an accomplished team of experts in Kansas City. Particularly active in the traditional labor space, where the firm regularly assists clients with union negotiations and NLRB-related issues. Also holds a strong aptitude for litigation including wage and hour class actions, OSHA lawsuits and disputes involving contract breaches, trade secrets and discrimination issues. Clients include companies in the transportation, healthcare and manufacturing sectors.

Strengths

"The firm's legal services are of the highest quality," says a client.

Another client praises the firm for its "breadth and depth of experience" and adds: "The lawyers are collegial and willing to involve the right person for each matter."

Work highlights

Represented Red Rock Packaging in a case concerning misappropriation of trade secrets following the resignation of its former bookkeeper and office manager who subsequently went to work for a competitor.

Notable practitioners

Denise Drake is one of the preeminent labor and employment attorneys in Missouri and chairs the practice at Polsinelli. Her broad practice includes handling discrimination matters, wage and hour cases and class actions.

Terrence Kilroy has a strong reputation in the market for his traditional labor law practice. He has particular expertise in collective bargaining negotiations and is also adept at providing clients with general employment advice.

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Overview

Employers, whether large or small, face an ever-growing web of workplace regulations and potential entanglements with employees. At Polsinelli, we have more than 50 full-time Labor and Employment attorneys who understand the complexity and sensitivity of employee relations and workplace issues.

As exclusively management counsel, our attorneys have extensive experience providing employers with cost-efficient advice and aggressive defenses on employment and labor law matters. We have represented Fortune 500 corporations and privately owned entrepreneurial firms.  We have a broad range of practice areas and services, including:

  • ​Employment Advice and Training
  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Immigration
  • OFCCP / Affirmative Action
  • OSHA
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secret Litigation
  • Traditional Labor
  • Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions


Labor & Employment

Polsinelli PC

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Location

900 West 48th Place

Suite 900

Kansas City

Missouri

USA

MO 64112

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Missouri: Kansas City & Surrounds

Labor & Employment


Denise K Drake
Band 1
W Terrence Kilroy
Band 2