David Yates

Of Counsel
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri, State of Illinois

David’s career has been characterized by an uncompromising commitment to his clients while maintaining the highest professional standards.  For more than 40 years, he has represented and advised management in all aspects of employment and labor matters. He has appeared before Federal and State courts and agencies, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He represents businesses and associations from a variety of industries in union counter-organizing campaigns and collective bargaining. While he has chosen to step back from full-time practice, David continues to work with clients and firm attorneys on a wide variety of matters.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

David Yates

Of Counsel
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri, State of Illinois

David’s career has been characterized by an uncompromising commitment to his clients while maintaining the highest professional standards.  For more than 40 years, he has represented and advised management in all aspects of employment and labor matters. He has appeared before Federal and State courts and agencies, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He represents businesses and associations from a variety of industries in union counter-organizing campaigns and collective bargaining. While he has chosen to step back from full-time practice, David continues to work with clients and firm attorneys on a wide variety of matters.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Education
  • Professional Associations
G.C.G.T.S.
2003
J.D.
1969
B.A.
1966
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Mediator

Awards & Honors

Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year (2015)

St. Louis Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year (2012)

Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers

Martindale Hubbell

Other Professional Experience

St. Louis

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