Kenneth J. Yerkes, Partner
Ken Yerkes, Chairman of the Labor & Employment Department, has spent over 25 years successfully fighting for his clients' business objectives at the bargaining table; in federal and state court matters; in arbitrations; and on the ground, in plants across the country, through proactive training, counseling, and union-avoidance campaigns. Ken's ability to transform complex matters into workable strategies has earned him his clients' trust and also acclaim as one of the country’s recognized leaders in labor and employment law. It is no surprise, then, that Ken is a Fellow in both The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America, and has received the highest rating in every edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Ken has been interviewed and quoted in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal; Inside Counsel Magazine; and Law 360.
- Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kenneth J. Yerkes:
- Final Rule Expands Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave for Military Family Members and Airline Crew Employees (Posted On Mon, 2013-03-04 19:22)
- EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance Regarding Employer’s Use of Arrest and Conviction Records in Making Employment Decisions (Posted On Sat, 2012-04-28 04:08)
- D.C. Circuit Enjoins Enforcement of NLRB Notice Posting Rule (Posted On Thu, 2012-04-19 06:07)