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Adam C. Doerr

St. Louis

P 314-827-3945 F 314-827-3940


Adam C. Doerr


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.

Adam’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. His 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.

Adam 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, Adam 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


  • 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)