Mr. Rector is the practice group leader for the firm’s labor and employment law litigation team. Throughout his 20+ years with Foulston Siefkin Mr. Rector has represented clients in a wide variety of employment, labor and ERISA benefit matters. He has a broad base of experience in labor-management relations including union organizational attempts and work stoppages. He has served as chief negotiator for numerous private and public sector collective bargaining agreements and lead attorney on a number of union certification and decertification efforts. In addition, Mr. Rector has extensive experience in advising employers in specialized and general employment and benefit matters and in representing employers in labor arbitrations, OSHA investigations, wage and hour disputes and state and federal claims under the ADA, the ADEA, Title VII, the FLSA, the FMLA, and their state law counterparts. Mr. Rector enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list, The Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA as a leading employment law lawyer in the United States. In 2014 he was named the Wichita Labor Law-Management Lawyer of the Year and in 2013, he was named the Wichita Litigation – Labor & Employment Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Rector is a frequent teacher and speaker at seminars as well as the author of numerous published articles on the subjects of employment and benefits law.