Adam L. Bartrom, Associate
Adam Bartrom of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department collaborates with businesses to handle disputes and to create preventive strategies of all sizes. Adam dedicates his practice to representing management interests on the employment and traditional labor fronts.
On the employment side, Adam routinely represents employers in state and federal courts and administrative agencies, such as the DOL, EEOC and other federal, state, and local administrative agencies. Adam has also effectively represented employers against claims of misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, wrongful discharge, unfair labor practices, as well as harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Adam’s broad experience includes handling matters brought pursuant to Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, ERISA, NLRA, OSHA and other state and federal laws. In addition to litigation, Adam counsels clients on everyday employment issues dealing with leaves, wages, discipline, and terminations. Adam also provides training seminars for clients on various topics to further litigation avoidance goals.
On the traditional labor side, Adam helps clients with labor strategies and the full range of matters associated with organized workforces. Additionally, Adam guides and represents clients through grievance, arbitration, and unfair labor practice proceedings. Adam's advice regularly appears on the firm’s Traditional Labor Blog.
Adam graduated summa cum laude from Saint Joseph’s College with a degree in political science and earned his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School. Adam was recently named a "Rising Star" in 2011 by Indiana Super Lawyers.
Adam is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana and before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He has also represented clients before courts in numerous other jurisdictions including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota, and North Carolina.
- Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Articles in the National Law Review database by Adam L. Bartrom:
- D.C. Circuit Calls Out National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) For “Interpretive Leap” (Posted On Tue, 2013-05-07 12:19)
- Overcoming Criticism, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act Moves Forward (Posted On Fri, 2013-04-12 04:33)
- NLRB Bypasses DC Circuit Rehearing and Intends to Proceed to Supreme Court (Posted On Fri, 2013-03-15 10:22)
- House Introduces Bill - Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (Posted On Thu, 2013-03-14 19:19)
- New Hampshire Right to Work? Not So Fast (Posted On Tue, 2013-02-19 15:11)
- If At First You Don't Succeed: Obama Renominates National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Recess Appointments (Posted On Sat, 2013-02-16 08:04)
- U.S. House Panel Report on NLRB's Pro-Union Bias Says What Employers Have Long Been Thinking… (Posted On Sun, 2012-12-23 16:07)
- Study Shows Companies Have Had More NLRB Election Success in 2012 (and Other Intriguing Statistics) (Posted On Sun, 2012-11-25 13:52)
- In the Spirit of DR Horton, ALJ Extends Protections to Job Applicants (Posted On Thu, 2012-11-01 14:12)
- It’s Official - The First NRLB Decision Striking Down a Social Media Policy (Posted On Mon, 2012-10-01 07:05)
- Husband Organizes; Wife Gets Fired. NLRB Orders Reinstatement (Posted On Sun, 2012-09-30 12:08)
- "Context Matters" Reasons the Board as it Forgives Workplace Vulgarity and Lying (Posted On Wed, 2012-09-26 20:02)
- Unionizing Academia Continues... (Posted On Fri, 2012-08-31 17:07)
- NLRB Tosses Employer's Investigation Confidentiality Rule (Posted On Mon, 2012-08-06 00:03)
- Federal Judge Refuses to Change His Decision Invalidating the Ambush Election Rules (Posted On Mon, 2012-07-30 15:09)
- Supreme Court Asks The Feds to Weigh In On Illinois Union Fees System (Posted On Tue, 2012-07-03 11:09)
- NLRB Defends Mini-Bargaining Units; Says That is Nothing New (Posted On Mon, 2012-06-11 00:10)
- Employer Groups Join the Fight In Support of Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions (Posted On Sun, 2012-06-10 08:52)
- The NLRB's Acting General Counsel Wants To Access Your Company's Intranet (Posted On Sat, 2012-05-12 03:16)
- Operating Engineers Local 150 Lay Out Their Legal Arguments Against Indiana's Right to Work Law in Court (Posted On Sat, 2012-04-14 00:05)
- Indiana Supreme Court Affirms Ambiguity, Unenforceability of Pollution Exclusion in CGL Policies- Litigation/Environmental Alert (Posted On Mon, 2012-03-26 18:42)
- Senate Democrats Insist That They Need a Little “RESPECT;” Seek to Narrow Definition of “Supervisor” (Posted On Sun, 2012-03-18 16:59)
- In the Wake of Indiana's Passage of the Right to Work law, Questions Remain Unanswered (Posted On Tue, 2012-02-14 01:08)
- NLRB Again Delays Employer Notice Posting Deadline to April 30 (Posted On Thu, 2011-12-29 03:00)
- New Facebook Cases - No Protected Concerted Activity, But Is It Surveillance?? (Posted On Wed, 2011-12-28 01:00)
- Ninth Circuit Remands Board Decision Regarding Employee's Profanity-Laced Tirade Against Owner (Posted On Fri, 2011-12-23 06:00)
- Boeing and the Union Reach a Tentative Agreement to End Contentious Battle Over Cross-Country Relocation (Posted On Sun, 2011-12-04 01:26)