Robert Kilgore: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Robert Kilgore

Of Counsel
San Antonio,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(210) 819-2904

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Employee Defection and Trade Secrets
  • Government Solutions Practice Group
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • NLRB Practice
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Employment Policies and Procedures
Contact InfoTelephone: (210) 819-2904
Fax: (210) 227-5421
University Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, B.B.A., 1979
Law SchoolSouthern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, TX, J.D., 1982
Admitted1982, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Activities

American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Labor & Employment Sections)
State Bar of Texas (Member, Litigation and Labor & Employment Sections)
San Antonio Bar Association (Member, Federal Courts Committee; Chair, Civil Pro Bono Appointments Committee)
Certified (Labor & Employment Law), Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Associated Builders & Contractors (South Texas Chapter Attorney)


Bob Kilgore is Of Counsel in the San Antonio office. For over thirty years he has helped employers throughout Texas who have been accused of wrongdoing by their employees or various governmental agencies.

This includes federal and state court litigation and administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, United States Department of Labor, and Texas Workforce Commission.

He serves as lead counsel in traditional discrimination litigation as well as benefits (ERISA), compensation (FLSA), and non-compete/trade secret litigation. Bob also advises and represents management in labor relations, including negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and union avoidance strategies.

As part of his claims avoidance counseling services, Bob has developed and conducted numerous pro-active management and supervisor training seminars, as well as audited company pay practices, policies, procedures, and handbooks.

Bob is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and is listed in 2014 Texas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.


Twists And Turns For Texas' Health Care Employers
July 30, 2014


San Antonio Breakfast Academy with Fisher & Phillips LLP
November 19, 2015

NLRB's Expanding Agenda (Sterling Education Services; April 8, 2015)

2015 Labor and Employment Update (National Cotton Ginners Association; January 5, 2015)

Union Avoidance (Texas Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Education [TSHHRAE]; November 21, 2014)

Employer, Do You Have Any Rights Left? Or, What Have the Feds Done, and What You Can Do About It (Associated Builders & contractors - South Texas Chapter; October 28, 2014)

She Said What? Effective Workplace Investigations (Fisher & Phillips LLP One Day, Many Solutions - San Antonio; May 1, 2014)

OSHA Update: New Haz Com and Chemical Label Rules (Vacation Resorts International Annual Meeting; April 29, 2014)

Prevailing Wage Compliance (National Air Duct Cleaners Association Annual Meeting; March 6, 2014)

OSHA Safety and Health (Hospitality Lawyers Annual Conference; February 10-11, 2014)

Assessing the Changing Landscape: The Supreme Court's Recent Labor & Employment Decisions (Texas Lawyer In-House Counsel Summit - San Antonio; September 12, 2013)


Ordained Ruling Elder, San Pedro Presbyterian Church


Eighty-Four Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015

Quotes and Soundbites

Businesses Unsure About Proposed Changes in OT Rules
July 2, 2015

The Source: Labor Department Proposes Expanding White-Collar Overtime Eligibility
July 2, 2015

Gay Marriage Ruling Will Impact Employers
June 26, 2015 (Board Certified, Labor Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)


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Office Information

Robert Kilgore

300 Convent Street
San AntonioTX 78205


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