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Lawrence L. Summers • 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

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Since joining Vedder Price in 1973, Lawrence L. Summers has represented a wide variety of large and small businesses on all aspects of labor and employment law, including employee benefits matters and litigation. He has been lead counsel in several precedent-setting employment law cases, has extensive experience as lead negotiator in collective bargaining for employers and industry associations, and has represented employers in numerous arbitration and NLRB representation and unfair labor practice proceedings.

Mr. Summers is the author of a chapter entitled “Workplace Violence: Its Scope, Employer Liability and Prevention” that appeared in the Practising Law Institute?s 31st Annual Institute on Employment Law, Volume Two. He also authored a chapter entitled “Wrongful Discharge: Contract, Public Policy, and Tort Claims” that appeared in the Practising Law Institute?s 29th Annual Institute on Employment Law, Volume One.

Education

  • College: A.B., Indiana University, 1970
  • Law School: J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University School of Law, 1973

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1973
U.S. District Court: Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar, 1973
Northern District of Indiana, 1975
Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
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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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Practice Areas

• Employment Law