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Robert Boonin Appointed Employer/Defense Co-Chair of ABA’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee

September 1, 2020

Robert A. Boonin, Ann Arbor-based member in Dykema’s Labor and Employment practice group, was appointed Employer/Defense Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee. His two-year term began on September 1, 2020.

The Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee is part of the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section. There are typically four co-chairs, one for each of the four identified constituencies: Plaintiffs’ Attorneys; Union Attorneys; Government/DOL; and Employer/Defense Attorneys. As co-chair, Boonin will be responsible for all activities of the Committee, including all of its publications and CLE programming.

In his practice, Boonin concentrates on labor and employment litigation. He has experience in public contract and education law, representing public and private sector clients across the country in over thirty jurisdictions.

He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, a Master’s in Labor and Industrial Relations from the School of Labor and Industrial Relations of Michigan State University, and a B.S. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.