Robert C. Kellner - Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Robert C. Kellner

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Bob Kellner chairs the Firm's Employment Law Practice Group. Bob counsels and represents clients in all aspects of employment and labor law, including employment discrimination, personnel policies and practices, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, severance agreements, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, collective bargaining, and National Labor Relations Act matters. He advises clients with respect to a wide range of employee benefits matters and is counsel to multiemployer pension and welfare funds and other employee benefit plans.

Bob chaired the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association (2000-2002). He is a past President of the Maryland Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, (formerly the Industrial Relations Research Association). He served on the Labor and Employment Article Review Committee which recodified Maryland's employment statutes and he has been a member of the faculty for the Maryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL) and other educational seminars.

Bob has been recognized by Woodward and White in the "Best Lawyers in America" for his work in labor and employment law; by the British publisher Chambers & Partners in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers for employment law; and by Maryland Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition for employment & labor law. Bob has lectured and written on numerous labor, employment, and employee benefits issues, including avoiding liability in hiring and firing employees, the ADA, age discrimination, anti-harassment policies and training, reductions in force, severance programs, drug testing and substance abuse policies, claims and appeals procedures under ERISA, contingent workforce, and telecommuting.

The Johns Hopkins UniversityBA 1973Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. 1976
The Shepherd's Clinic, Inc. - William H. M. Finney FoundationThe Sheperd's Clinic, Inc.Maryland State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMaryland Code Revision Committee for Labor and Employment Law ArticleMaryland Chapter, Labor and Employment Relations AssociationMaryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL)International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Client Comments

"Robert (Bob) Kellner is an expert in employment law. He communicates clearly and concisely. Bob gives thoughtful consideration before offering advice. We have tremendous confidence in his abilities; he is our attorney of choice when it comes to employment law. He also offers seminars to management and is a highly effective trainer. Bob has a calming influence!"

-Pam Newland
Henderson-Webb, Inc.

Office Location

The Garrett Building
233 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3332
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Male