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Education

B.A., Business Administration, Concentration in Management, Truman State University (1998)

J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law (2003)

Certificate in Employment Law, Saint Louis University School of Law (2003)

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Member, The Missouri Bar and The Illinois State Bar Association

Member, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and American Bar Association

2008-2010 Evaluator and Judge, Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition

2007 Participant, First Annual BAMSL YLD Trial Academy Trial Advocacy Competition

Admitted to practice in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa and before the United States District Courts for Missouri (Eastern and Western), Illinois (Southern and Northern), the Southern District of Indiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th and 8th Circuits.

Publication, Matthew B. Robinson, Reasonable Accommodation vs. Seniority in the Application of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 47 St. Louis U. L.J. 179 (Winter 2003)

Publication, Robert W. Stewart, Burton D. Garland, Jr., Matthew B. Robinson, An Exception to the Employment At Will Doctrine: Missouri's Retaliatory Discharge Doctrine, The St. Louis Bar Journal (Winter 2008)

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Matthew Robinson is a Principal of the Firm concentrating in the practice of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on litigation. Matt has represented clients in over 125 employment-related lawsuits in federal and state courts. Matt often handles more complex lawsuits such as prosecuting and defending trade secret, non-compete, and non-solicitation lawsuits and collective action lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Matt also regularly works with clients concerning labor relations matters. Matt negotiates collective bargaining agreements, arbitrates grievances, and advises clients concerning labor-management issues.

Matt also routinely advises construction companies concerning issues relating to prevailing wage laws for Missouri, Illinois, and Federal projects.

Matt continually navigates federal and state employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act, the Missouri Uniform Trade Secrets Act, the Missouri Wage, Hour, and Dismissal Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act.

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