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Education

B.A., University of Chicago (2010)

J.D., University of Illinois College of Law (2013)

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Member, Missouri State Bar Association

Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certified.

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James Huff is an Attorney with the Firm. James has a broad legal background with extensive experience in labor and employment law, including significant background in human resources matters including employee contracts, regulatory compliance, labor relations, policy implementation, and talent management. He has successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements for management against a variety of labor organizations, including Teamsters, AFSCME, teachers’ unions, police unions, and firefighter unions. James has defended clients in State and Federal court from employment contract claims, tort claims and constitutional claims. An experienced public speaker, James presents and organizes numerous professional development seminars on topics such as employee management, public relations, and compliance with State and Federal labor and employment laws.

An alumnus of University of Illinois College of Law where he served as President of the College of Law Trial Team, James also coached the Illinois Mock Trial team and served as President of Phi Alpha Delta. At the Federal Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Illinois, James was named Lead Counsel and developed litigation plans for 8th amendment 1983 cases in the Seventh Circuit District Court. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, at the University of Chicago. A native of northern Illinois, James and his wife make their home in Metro East, Illinois.

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