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James S. Petrie • Shareholder

Vedder Price • Chicago, Illinois

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Vedder Price
222 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
phone 312/609-7500
fax  312/609-5005


James S. Petrie is a shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm?s labor and Employment practice area. He represents corporations on employment law matters, including employment discrimination, employee benefits, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, labor contract administration, union avoidance and NLRB proceedings. He has served as lead outside trial counsel for the U.S. Postal Service in FLSA litigation.

Mr. Petrie is a contributor to publications covering labor law matters. He is a frequent lecturer at employment law seminars and before professional associations.


  • College: A.B., University of Connecticut, 1958
  • Law School: J.D., University of Chicago, 1961

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1961
New York, 1978
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (including Trial Bar), 1962
U.S. Court of Appeals: 7th Circuit, 1968
U.S. Court of Appeals: 6th Circuit, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals: 8th Circuit, 1990
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The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.

Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(c)(2).

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• Employment Law
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