Paul H. Burmeister is Shareholder of Davis & Campbell L.L.C. in Chicago, where he focuses on employment and labor law. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Mr. Burmeister received his B.A. and M.A. in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Amanda R. Clark is a Partner at Asher, Gittler & D’Alba, Ltd., in Chicago, where she concentrates in labor and employment law. She received her B.S. from North Park University and her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Kenneth R. Dolin is a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, in Chicago, where he concentrates in labor relations and employment law. He is a member of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and he has authored several pieces on labor law, including for The National Law Journal. Mr. Dolin received his B.A. with honors from the University of Wisconsin, his J.D. with honors from the University of Illinois College of Law, his MiLR Fellowship from Cornell University ILR School, and his LL.M. from New York University School of Law.
Amy Moor Gaylord is a Partner at Akerman LLP in Chicago, where she focuses on labor and employment. She is an Elected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and she has been recognized by Super Lawyers (2019 – 2021). She is President of the Chicago chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association. Ms. Gaylord received her B.A. from Cornell University and her J.D. with honors from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Thomas Y. Mandler is a Partner at Akerman LLP in Chicago, where he concentrates in labor and employment law. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (2009 – present) and has been recognized in the Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Lawyers’ Hall of Fame by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon (2016 – present). He was a member of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Board of Directors (1982 – 1995), of which he served as Chair (1993 – 1994) and on its Executive Committee (1988 – 1995). Mr. Mandler received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, where he was a member of the Iron Cross Honor Society, and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was the Associate Editor of the Law Forum.
Richard A. Russo is a Partner at David & Campbell L.L.C. in Peoria, where he concentrates in management-side labor and employment law, municipal law, and civil litigation. He serves as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Council (2021 – 2022) and is a certified arbitrator for the Central Illinois Better Business Bureau. He has been recognized as a Rising Star in Employment & Labor Law by Illinois Super Lawyers (2010 – 2018) and was named Arbitrator of the Year in 2008 by the Central Illinois Better Business Bureau. Mr. Russo received his B.A. cum laude from Augustana College and his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Mark L. Stolzenburg is a Shareholder of Vedder Price P.C. in Chicago, where he focuses on employment and labor law. Mr. Stolzenburg received his B.A. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he was the Executive Articles Editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly.