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Adam C. Doerr

Associate
St. Louis

P 314-827-3945
F 314-827-3940
Adam.Doerr@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Adam C. Doerr is an Associate in the St. Louis, Missouri, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents management in labor and employment matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators.

Mr. Doerr’s practice involves representing clients in all phases of litigation, including jury and bench trials, dispositive motions, discovery, pre-trial strategy, and client counseling and best practices. Mr. Doerr’s experience includes investigating allegations of employee and managerial misconduct and representing clients in cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under various civil rights laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Missouri Human Rights Act and Illinois Human Rights Act, among others, as well as wage-and-hour collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. He has also represented clients in appeals, including cases before the Missouri Court of Appeals, Illinois Appellate Court, and Illinois Supreme Court.

Mr. Doerr also trains and counsels clients with respect to labor-management relations matters and best practices, and has successfully represented clients in labor arbitrations, grievance resolutions, unfair labor practice charges, contract negotiations and union organizing campaigns for both private and public sector clients. He has represented clients before labor arbitrators, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

While attending law school, Mr. Doerr received the Robert G. Dowd Appellate Advocacy Award, and went on to place second in the nation in the Andrew’s Kurth National Moot Court Invitational. He also earned the Academic Excellence Award for receiving the top grade in International Law, and spent two semesters representing underprivileged individuals at the law school’s legal clinic.

Recent Litigation Experience:

  • Dismissal of a Petition filed against a healthcare provider alleging medical malpractice;
  • Bench ruling for construction industry employer in wrongful discharge case brought in Illinois state court;
  • Bench ruling in favor of governmental entity involving public sector labor law dispute affirmed on appeal before Missouri Court of Appeals;
  • Dismissal of two separate complaints brought against logistics company alleging unlawful retaliation in violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Associated General Contractors of Missouri
  • Southern Illinois Builders Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • EarthDance Community Supported Agriculture, Member
  • Wounded Warriors, Pro Bono Attorney

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Legal Developments in Drug Testing,” Associated General Contractors of Missouri (St. Louis, Missouri, April 2016) (presenter)
  • “Employee Reviews and Terminations: Best Practices and Legal Pitfalls,” The Equity (Effingham, Illinois, February 2016) (presenter)
  • “Collective Bargaining and the NLRB,” Associated General Contractors of Illinois (Springfield, Illinois, December 2015) (co-presenter)
  • “Negotiating a Better Deal,” Alberici Constructors, Inc. (St. Louis, Missouri, October 2015)  (co-presenter)
  • “Strategic Decision Making,” Alberici Constructors, Inc. (St. Louis, Missouri, May 2014) (co-presenter)
  • “H.R. Professionals’ Guide to the Affordable Care Act,” Associated General Contractors of Missouri (St. Louis, Missouri, October 2013) (co-presenter)

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October 16, 2017
Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Adam Doerr Spotlighted in Up & Coming Awards

October 16, 2017

Adam Doerr is spotlighted in the "Up & Coming Awards" as a young attorney that is making a positive difference in the practice of law in Missouri and whose outstanding contributions have them on the track for success, published by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

December 29, 2016
St. Louis Construction News and Review

Adam Doerr Authors "Trump Administration Already Creating More Business-Friendly Legal Environment"

December 29, 2016

Adam Doerr authors "Trump Administration Already Creating More Business-Friendly Legal Environment," published by St. Louis Construction News and Review. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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February 6, 2017

Missouri Enacts Right to Work Law

February 6, 2017

Missouri has become 28th state to adopt a right-to-work law. Governor Eric Greitens campaigned on promises to sign “right-to-work” law if given the opportunity and the Missouri House of Representatives gave him that opportunity by passing Senate Bill 19 (SB 19) after hours of floor debates on February 2, 2017. Governor... Read More

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NLRB Has Republican Majority: Emanuel Confirmed By Senate
September 26, 2017

Management-side lawyer William Emanuel was confirmed late on September 25, 2017 by the United States Senate to fill the last vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board. Read More

Seattle Ordinance Allowing Ride-Sharing Drivers to Unionize Temporarily Blocked by Ninth Circuit
September 5, 2017

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked enforcement of the City of Seattle’s Ordinance 124968, which grants certain collective bargaining rights to independent contractors who drive for ride-sharing companies like Uber.   The Ordinance, which was effective in January 2016, allows eligible drivers to collectively barg Read More

Bills in Congress Would Short-Cut ‘Quickie Election Rule,’ ‘Micro-Unit’ Reversals
August 28, 2017

With the recent confirmation of Marvin Kaplan to the National Labor Relations Board, the Obama (pro-union) Board is officially transitioning into a Trump (pro-business) Board. With that, Republicans hope, will come a change in the Board’s jurisprudence with respect to labor-friendly rulings by the Obama Board. Read More