Brian C. Hey

Papers and Presentations

Transgender Rights in the Workplace The National Business Institute, October 25, 2017
Marijuana in the Workplace: Here's How Employers Should Deal With It (St. Louis, Missouri), June 30, 2017
NLRB Update: Employee Handbooks and Union Elections (St. Louis, Missouri), February 16, 2016
Employment Discrimination Claims from Start to Finish The National Business Institute, May 8, 2015
Employment and Labor Law 101: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls of EEO, FMLA, ADA, and Collective Bargaining APWA Conference, May 1, 2015
Commonly Used Employer Policies That May Violate Employeesí Section 7 Rights St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2013
Five Steps Every City Should Take Regarding Public Sector Bargaining (St. Louis, Missouri), January 17, 2013
Recent Trends in Municipal Law The National Business Institute, October 18, 2012
Creating an Enforceable Arbitration Agreement The Missouri Bar Labor & Employment Symposium, November 4, 2011
The Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts The Missouri Bar Judicial Conference 2010 Annual Meeting, October 1, 2010

Brian C. Hey Partner


Mr. Hey represents the interests of city governments and the interests of management in all areas of labor and employment law. His experience includes representation of several Missouri municipalities as well as restaurants, manufacturers, insurance companies, and mass transit companies. Mr. Hey has litigated before state, federal, and administrative courts throughout the country and has substantial experience in litigating disputes involving arbitration agreements.

Mr. Hey routinely advises municipal clients on a wide range of employment and labor law, including general questions related to municipal law and the Missouri Sunshine Act. Prior to joining McMahon Berger, Mr. Hey held the title of City Attorney for several Missouri municipalities.

Mr. Hey advocates for his clients in all facets of employment law, including employment discrimination claims under Title VII and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, the American with Disabilities Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act. He is involved in litigating employment discrimination claims as well as investigating and responding on behalf of management to employee claims before administrative agencies. Mr. Heyís practice also includes drafting personnel language for city employee handbooks, employment contracts, and severance agreements.


Truman State University

Truman State University



University of Missouri Columbia

University of Missouri, Columbia



Admitted To Practice

  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations

The Missouri Bar Member
Missouri Municipal League Missouri Municipal League
American Bar Association Member, Employment and Labor Law Litigation Sections
Society for Human Resource Management Member

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