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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 two individual defendants in Missouri state court lawsuit alleging a hostile work environment;
  • 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

  • Wounded Warriors, Pro Bono Attorney
  • Southern District of Illinois, Pro Bono Attorney

Speeches and Presentations

  • Labor & Employment Law Updates for All HR Professionals, Missouri Employment Conference (Columbia, Missouri, May 24, 2018) (presenter)
  • Double-Breasted Operations in Today’s Legal Environment, Southern Illinois Builders Association (O’Fallon, Illinois, March 6, 2018) (co-presenter)
  • Labor Law Updates, Missouri Employment Conference (Columbia, Missouri, May 16, 2017) (presenter)
  • “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,” Agricultural Cooperative (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,” General Contractor (St. Louis, Missouri, October 2015) (co-presenter)
  • “Strategic Decision Making,” General Contractor (St. Louis, Missouri, May 2014) (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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December 18, 2018

Is That Robot in the Bargaining Unit?

December 18, 2018

Drones fly over the jobsite, snapping photos of progress and scanning the area for possible safety concerns. A 3D-printer churns out customized parts and scaled models. A remote-controlled robot lays bricks meticulously, with near-perfect precision and five times faster than a human. According to a recent survey by Software Connect,... Read More

December 18, 2018

Union Pulls Rug from Labor Board’s Review of ‘8(f)/9(a)’ Relationships

December 18, 2018

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has suspended briefing in a case on whether National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Section 9(a) bargaining relationships in the construction industry may be established by contract language alone. The union that brought the underlying charge in the matter withdrew the charge. NLRA Section 9(a) vs... Read More

August 8, 2018

Missouri Right-to-Work Rejected by Voters

August 8, 2018

Missouri voters have rejected the state right-to-work law. Senate Bill 19, which would have made Missouri the nation’s 28th right-to-work state, was passed by the Missouri legislature on February 2, 2017, and signed into law by then-Governor Eric Greitens. Labor organizations and their supporters gathered enough signatures to keep the... Read More

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Pearce Nominated for Third Term on NLRB
August 30, 2018

Mark Gaston Pearce has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve a third term on the National Labor Relations Board. Pearce, a 2010 recess-appointee under then-President Barack Obama, was reappointed to a second term in 2013. That term expired on August 27, 2018. Pearce’s nomination now heads to the Senate for consideration. Read More

Missourians Reject Right-to-Work
August 8, 2018

Missouri voters have rejected right-to-work. Senate Bill 19, which would have made Missouri the nation’s 28th right-to-work state, was passed by the Missouri legislature on February 2, 2017, and signed into law by then-Governor Eric Greitens. Read More

Weingarten Rights Not Violated; Employee Lawfully Terminated for Refusal to Take Drug/Alcohol Test
July 18, 2018

An employee’s Weingarten rights have limits, especially as to drug and alcohol testing, where time is often of the essence, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge has held. Fred Meyer Stores, Inc., No. 19-CA-206136 (July 2, 2018). Read More