Bob Stewart has extensive employment law/labor law trial experience in federal and state courts (jury and non-jury), as well as before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and arbitrators. Throughout his career, counseling clients on virtually all aspects of the employment relationship, successfully to avoid litigation, has also been a focus. Another significant aspect of Bob’s practice has been assisting employers in dealing with labor unions, both during collective bargaining, strikes and union organizing campaigns.Since 2000, Bob has been a guest lecturer in Prof. Rohlik’s Labor Arbitration Seminar at Saint Louis University School of Law.
Other Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh, Eighth and Tenth Circuits
Experience — As an experienced litigator, Bob has recently tried a multiple plaintiff, eleven (11) day hostile environment jury case (State Court), as well as a single plaintiff, seven (7) day whistleblower case (Federal Court).Bob is equally experienced in managing employers’ responses to union organizing campaigns. Bob recently managed the legal work in campaigns in two large bakeries (800 and 600 employees) in which the employees rejected union representation by nearly 3 to 1. In another recent matter, following trial, Bob secured the dismissal of a petition on the basis that the petitioned-for maintenance unit was inappropriate.