Ian Cooper and Kameron Murphy presented on August 30 at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s annual employment law update in St. Louis. Ian and Kameron’s presentation focused on employment changes of interest to Missouri employers, including amendments to the Missouri Human Rights Act, changes to Missouri workers”™ compensation law, legislative changes to the project labor agreement statute, and the current status of right-to-work legislation.
Ian P. Cooper serves clients in employment, higher education, commercial, and tort matters. Ian regularly serves as lead counsel in significant cases, including class actions and other complex litigation. Ian has tried numerous jury and bench trials in Missouri and Illinois, and has argued cases before the Missouri Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Missouri and Illinois Courts of Appeal, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits. Ian has also briefed important employment issues before the Supreme Court of the United States. Ian also frequently counsels clients on a wide range of higher education and employment issues, including compliance, training, and litigation avoidance. Ian is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences in the areas of employment law, higher education, and litigation.
Kameron Murphy is a member of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice group and is a frequent presenter on employment law issues. He advises employers on labor relations, wage and hour issues, personnel policies, and in employee discipline and termination matters. He also represents Missouri and Illinois employers on labor law issues including union election campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, grievance resolution and arbitration, and unfair labor practice proceedings. Prior to joining Tueth Keeney, Kameron practiced in commercial litigation for a well-respected mid-size St. Louis firm. He has extensive experience in all phases of litigation in Illinois and Missouri state and federal courts.