Partner, Chicago Office
Robert Riley’s practice is concentrated in advising and representing units of local governments, corporations and insurers in labor and employment matters. Bob has litigated civil rights cases, complex commercial cases and defended personal injury and property claims. He has represented numerous public employers in collective bargaining negotiations, grievance arbitrations and unfair labor practice cases.
Bob joined Robbins Schwartz in 1989. He began his legal career in labor and employment law in 1980, representing public sector employees, including PATCO (air traffic controllers) employees terminated as a result of a national job action. He also represented numerous individual employees in discrimination and First Amendment cases. From 1984 to late 1989, he litigated large, complicated commercial and insurance fraud and arson cases throughout the Midwest including cases in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin.
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