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Byergo, Anthony B.

Contact Information:

Name: Byergo, Anthony B.
Address: 4717 Grand Avenue, Suite 300 Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: 816-471-1301
Fax: 816-471-1303
Practice Region: Kansas City, KS

Bar Admissions

District of Kansas: - (2005)
Others: Illinois (1990); Missouri (2005); USDC for N.D.Ill. (1990); USDC for W.D.Mo. (2005); USCA for DC, Third, Seventh, and Tenth Circuits (various dates)
In Good Standing: Yes

ADR Experience

Experience: I have served as counsel in excess of 50 mediations involving employment litigation in over 16 years of practice in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City and in an in-house capacity for two Fortune 50 companies. Additionally, in my traditional labor practice, I have extensive ADR (negotiation, mediation, and grievance and interest arbitration) experience, including the successful negotiation of over 50 collective bargaining agreements (on occasion with the involvement of FMCS mediators).
Lead Mediator Sessions: 0
Co-Mediator Sessions: 0
Counsel for a Party Sessions: 12 litigation mediations plus other ADR

ADR Training

Course Info: Univ. of Missouri-Columbia Law School, Center for Study of Dispute Resolution, Mediation Training in Civil Cases, June 7-9, 2006 (20.5 CME hours)
Total CME Hours: 20.5
Approved Mediator for Civil Cases by the State of Kansas: No

Legal Experience

Experience: Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Kansas City, MO Shareholder Jan. 2005 to present Armstrong Teasdale, LLP Kansas City, MO Of Counsel Jan. 2004 to Jan. 2005 Sprint Corporation Overland Park, KS Director/Chief Labor Counsel Aug. 2002 to Dec. 2003 Kmart Corporation Troy, MI Director/Labor Relations Counsel June 2000 to Aug. 2002 Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson Chicago, IL Associate (Attorney) Sept. 1990 to Aug. 1993; Jun. 1994 to April 2000 Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC Boston, MA Associate (Attorney) Aug. 1993 to Jun. 1994
Active Litigation: 16 Years
0% representing Plaintiffs
100% representing Defendants
95% in Federal Courts
5% in State Courts
Other Experience:  
Education: J.D., Northwestern Univ. Law School (Chicago), cum laude, 1990 Order of the Coif Articles Editor, Northwestern University Law Review B.S.F.S., Georgetown Univ. (Washington, DC), 1987
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Fee Structure

Rate: Hourly rate -- $250/hour to be divided equally by the parties unless some other arrangement. Reduced rate may be available for matters involving public sector and not for profit entities. Ordinary expenses for travel, etc., are charged at actual cost.