Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Adds Labor and Employment Shareholder Eugene A. Boyle from Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg
September 4, 2018
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Eugene A. Boyle has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Labor & Employment practice area in Chicago.
Mr. Boyle counsels and defends companies nationally in all facets of labor and employment law, regularly advising employers across many industries on a broad spectrum of employment law issues. He has extensive experience negotiating complex employment agreements, separation agreements, outsourcing agreements and non-compete and confidentiality agreements. He provides general advice and counsel in connection with all areas of employment regulation and compliance with state and federal laws, including training and policy development, wage and hour law compliance, workforce reductions, and state and federal plant closing laws.
He also has significant traditional labor law and labor relations experience. Mr. Boyle has negotiated many CBAs and regularly provides advice with respect to contract administration and grievance-handling. He has handled numerous labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice and representation cases before the NLRB and injunction proceedings in state and federal courts. His practice also includes dispute resolution, litigating employment claims on behalf of management all across the country.
“We are thrilled to have Gene join our L&E team at Vedder,” said Douglas M. Hambleton, Operating Shareholder of Vedder Price. “He’s an extremely talented attorney with a broad background in both traditional labor and employment litigation. He has the right experience and approach to help expand our current capabilities and to serve our clients with the business acumen to which they are accustomed.”
“I’m excited to contribute to our existing Labor and Employment capabilities and to lend my traditional labor experience to best serve our clients in Chicago and nationwide,” said Mr. Boyle.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Boyle was a Partner in Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. He earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law and his B.A. from Lawrence University.
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