Gregory D. Ballew: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Gregory D. Ballew

Partner
Kansas City,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone(816) 842-8770

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Labor Arbitration
  • NLRB Practice
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Healthcare
  • Employment Policies and Procedures
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Education
 
University University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, B.A., with Highest Distinction, 1992 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS, J.D., 1995
 
Admitted1995, Kansas; 1997, Colorado, District of Columbia and Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri; Kansas Supreme Court; Kansas Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Missouri; Missouri Court of Appeals
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law (ABA/BNA Books) -1999 to present
Contributing Editor, The Fair Labor Standards Act (ABA/BNA Books) -1999

 
Biography

Greg Ballew is a partner in the Kansas City office. Greg has successfully defended employers in state and federal court litigation throughout the United States and in over 80 labor arbitration proceedings, including cases in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Greg also assists employers who have received charges of discrimination from the EEOC and similar state agencies and counsels employers regarding discipline/termination issues and compliance with employment laws, including wage and hour laws.

Since 1999, Greg has served as a contributing editor for the American Bar Association legal treatiseThe Developing Labor Law. Greg is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

RecognitionMissouri and KansasSuper Lawyers Rising Stars-2008 and 2009

News/Media

Employers Bear Wide Responsibility To Prevent Workplace Harassment
April 15, 2014

Don't Get Clocked by Timesheet Conflicts
September 21, 2011

Five Ways to Enhance Hiring Procedures
August 11, 2009

Newsletter Articles

Tenth Circuit Rules On Termination By Committee
March 1, 2014

Court Rejects Al Capone Defense To FLSA Violations
September 1, 2013

Your School Is Religious - Does That Mean It's Exempt?
July 2, 2012

10th Circuit Slaps Down EEOC Subpoena
April 2, 2012

If They Hate You, They Must Hate Me Too
March 1, 2012

No Bargaining Required Over Hospital's Flu-Prevention Policy
February 1, 2012

Creating and Managing a Diverse Workforce
March 1, 2009

Community


Centurions, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Associated Builders and Contractors

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Win Jury Trial and Important Appellate Ruling Under Missouri Human Rights Act
 
ISLN909633743
 

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Antisocial Media- Union Not Liable For Threatening Facebook Posts
Gregory D. Ballew, April 2, 2014
Imagine if you will, that a company-sponsored website allows employees to post comments. During the course of a union strike, an employee who chooses to cross the picket line posts a comment threatening to kill union members who try to stop him. The company does not disavow the post. Would the...

Tenth Circuit Rules On "Termination By Committee"
Gregory D. Ballew, March 6, 2014
On January 21, a federal appeals court addressed whether an employee terminated by group decision (six managers) can be considered “similarly situated” to employees who were disciplined less severely by a different decisional group, consisting of some but not all of the same managers.


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Gregory D. Ballew

4900 Main Street
Kansas CityMO 64112




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