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Librado Arreola is a Shareholder at Asher, Gittler & D’Alba, Ltd., in Chicago, where he focuses on traditional union side labor law and employee benefits law. He is a member of the American, Illinois State, and Chicago Bar Associations. Mr. Arreola received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
Derek G. Barella is a Partner at Winston & Strawn, in Chicago, where he concentrates in labor and employment relations. Mr. Barella received his B.S. cum laude from Ball State University’s School of Business and his J.D. cum laude from Indiana University School of Law.
Barry M. Bennett is a Partner at Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokichin, in Chicago, where he practices in the areas of labor and employment law, representing unions and individual employees. Mr. Bennett is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, is included in the list of Illinois Super Lawyers published by Law & Politics and Chicago Magazine, and has been named a Leading Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network. He received his A.B. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Paul H. Burmeister is a Partner with Davis & Campbell, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in labor and employment matters. Mr. Burmeister is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the Illinois State Bar Association. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Robert S. Cervone is a Partner at Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokichin in Chicago, where his practice is concentrated in traditional labor law, including labor contract negotiations, arbitration, and litigation before state and federal courts, the NLRB, and various state administrative labor agencies. Prior to entering private practice, he served nine years with the NLRB. Mr. Cervone received his J.D. ranked second in his class from Sturm College of Law — University of Denver, where he received numerous awards for academic achievement.
Paul J. Cherner is Of Counsel at Klein Dub & Holleb, Ltd., in Highland Park, where he focuses on labor and employment law. He is a member of the Wisconsin, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Cherner received his B.A. from Temple University and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Kenneth R. Dolin is a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in labor and employment law. He was named in Best Lawyers in America from 2011 through 2019 and was listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Labor & Employment in Illinois. He is also a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Mr. Dolin received his B.A. with honors from the University of Wisconsin, his J.D. cum laude from the University of Illinois, his M.I.L.R. from Cornell University, and his LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University.
Josiah A. Groff is an associate at Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokichin in Chicago, where he represents unions, benefit funds, and individual employees and has experience handling a variety of labor and employment law matters, including administrative proceedings before the NLRB, the IELRB and the EEOC, as well as labor arbitrations. He also has experience in collection of fund contributions. He received his undergraduate degree from Goshen College and his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.
John Rearden, Jr., is an attorney at Oliver Close, LLC, in Rockford, where he concentrates in labor and employment law and business law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and was Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section Council. Mr. Rearden received his B.A. with honors from Eastern Illinois University, his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his J.D with distinction, Order of the Coif, from Emory University.
David L. Streck is an attorney with Pactiv LLC in Lake Forest. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
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