Peter R. Bulmer: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Peter R. Bulmer

Shareholder
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 787-4949

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Practice Areas

  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour
 
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1981
 
Law SchoolCreighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986 Editor-in-Chief, Creighton Law Review
 
Admitted1986, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1987, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit; 1993, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan and U.S. Supreme Court; 1998, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; 1999, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 2001, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 2005, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
 
Memberships 

bar & professional association memberships
Human Resource Management Association of Chicago
Chicago SHRM
Society for Human Resource Management

 
Born1959
 
Biography

Peter R. Bulmer is a Shareholder in the Chicago, Illinois office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Bulmer represents management nationwide in all facets of employment and labor law. He counsels management on employment matters and preventive measures to avoid litigation and, where litigation cannot be avoided, he defends employers before state and federal administrative agencies and courts. He also represents employers in prosecuting and defending claims of unlawful competition.

Mr. Bulmer has been named one of Illinois' “Super Lawyers” (a distinction accorded no more than 5% of Illinois lawyers) each year since the inception of that award, and has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America each year since 2012. He is also Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated (“highest level of professional excellence”).

Mr. Bulmer is a featured speaker and author on employment law topics and a past chair of a national association of labor and employment lawyers.

Mr. Bulmer is admitted to practice in Illinois, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Northern District of Indiana, the Districts of Nebraska and Colorado, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Bulmer earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D., cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Creighton Law Review.

Honors,Awards,Pro bono activities
•Volunteer, Peace Corps, 1981-1983 (Zaire, Africa)
•Named an Illinois Super Lawyer every year since 2005
•Selected for inclusion in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated (“highest level of professional excellence”)

published works

Books

Employment & Labour Law . First ed.
Global Legal Insights, 2012. [Contributing Author - U.S.A. chapter] The Developing Labor Law (cummulative supplement) . Fourth ed.
Bureau of National Affairs, 2002. [Contributing Editor] Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Practical Guide .
CCH Incorporated, 2000. [Co-Editor] Labor Law Basics .
American Compensation Association, 1996. [Co-Author] Alcohol and Drug Testing in the Workplace, (chapter) The Americans With Disabilities Act: Access and Accommodations .
Paul Deutsch Press, 1992. [Author]

Articles

Leveling the Playing Field with Non-Competes
Executive Counsel (Dec 2011/Jan 2012) [Author] The Supreme Court Rules on Retaliation
The Illinois Manufacturer (February 28, 2003) [Author] Discrimination by National Origin
The Illinois Manufacturer (June 1, 2003) [Co-Author] Healthcare Privacy: A Primer on the HIPAA Act
The Illinois Manufacturer (June 1, 2003) [Author] Defending Against the ADA's Direct Threat
The Illinois Manufacturer (June 1, 2002) [Author] Redifining Disability
The Illinois Manufacturer (February 1, 2002) [Author] A Call to Arms: What Emloyers Need to Know About Military Leave
The Illinois Manufacturer (December 1, 2001) [Author] Supremes Look at Workplace Law
The Illinois Manufacturer (December 1, 2001) [Author]

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

•Volunteer, Peace Corps, 1981-1983 (Zaire, Africa)
•Named an Illinois Super Lawyer every year since 2005
•Selected for inclusion in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated (“highest level of professional excellence”)

 
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Peter R. Bulmer

150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500
ChicagoIL 60601




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