Terry’s more than 30 years’ experience means that he’s rarely surprised. There’s no cookie-cutter response to labor and employment law, but his wisdom provides solutions that are not only legally sound, but that advance business goals as well. Terry concentrates much of his practice on labor and management relations. As former field attorney with the NLRB, he brings invaluable insight to clients.
A part of the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Education industry, Terry exhibits depth and breadth which this multilayered group demands; his understanding of the industry enables him to turn obstacles into opportunities. Employment contacts, regulatory issues, worker safety matters, and wage and hour disputes are all well within Terry’s scope. He is adept at union avoidance techniques, and represents employers in collective bargaining, arbitration, and complaints in front of the NLRB. He is also a certified mediator through the Missouri Supreme Court.
Much of Terry’s experience was earned inside courtrooms in a variety of state and federal courts across the country, including appellate courts. He’s able to assist national companies with state-by-state regulatory landscapes. A founding member of the 8th Circuit Bar Association, Terry is frequently sought after by clients and outside organizations for speaking engagements and training. He’s approachable, realistic, and knows how to get employers the information they need in a way that will be most beneficial.
Aside from L&E law, Terry is active with wildlife associations in the St. Louis area, including a board member of the World Bird Sanctuary and a member of the Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited, both of which aim to educate about and protect Missouri’s local wildlife.