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  • Education
    • J.D., magna cum laude, Saint Louis University School of Law, 1998
    • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1995
Jon Bierman understands that while businesses typically wish to avoid litigation, if they do find themselves in a fight they want an advocate who will vigorously represent their interests. Consequently, Jon designs and assists in the implementation of litigation avoidance strategies and utilizes his litigation experience to protect clients’ rights when necessary. He also assists employers in developing powerful union avoidance strategies and in defending their corporate assets from assaults by union labor. Jon is committed to obtaining the best possible results for clients and has significant experience representing clients in the printing, packaging, and manufacturing industries in the following areas:
  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Union arbitrations
  • Union organizing campaigns
  • Labor negotiations
  • Non-compete and other restrictive covenant litigation
  • Obtained arbitrator’s award in favor of the employer in a contract interpretation case tried against the teamsters for a printing industry client with multi-million dollar implications.
  • Obtained arbitrator’s award in favor of another printing industry client relating to the imposition of health care contribution surcharges.
  • Successfully negotiated a significant number of union employers out of multi-employer pension fund obligations while minimizing withdrawal liability.
  • Fended off several union organizing campaigns.
  • Tried to successful conclusions a number of state law cases including covenants not to compete and employment contract disputes.
Publications & Presentations
PolsinelliAtWork.com Blog
October 20, 2016
Publications & Presentations
PolsinelliAtWork.com Blog
June 7, 2016
Publications & Presentations
PolsinelliAtWork.com Blog
January 12, 2016
Publications & Presentations
PolsinelliAtWork.com Blog
October 1, 2015
webinar Webinars
February 13, 2014
eAlerts Alerts
January 28, 2014
Publications & Presentations
Social Networking Sites Can Expose Employers to Liability
Connections - Published by AAIM Employers' Association
Co-Authored by Jon Bierman and Elisa Reinsmith
July 2010
Publications & Presentations
Fair Labor Standards Act Treatise
Contributing Author
Jan 25, 2010
Publications & Presentations
Age Discrimination in Employment Act Treatise
Past Events