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The law firm of Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Bruce R. Alper, Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law practice, has been elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.

The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field.

Mr. Alper is a Shareholder at Vedder Price where he has practiced management side labor and employment law for 30 years. Mr. Alper represents a wide range of private sector employers including hospitals, financial institutions, manufacturers and universities. 

Mr. Alper has been recognized by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2006, 2007 and 2008 editions). Most recently, Mr. Alper was recognized by The Legal 500 as part of a report that ranked the firm among the top 10 U.S. Labor and Employment firms. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys.

The twelfth installation of Fellows will be held September 13, 2008 in Denver, CO, to coincide with the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference. With the current installation, the College is represented by over 950 members in 42 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada.