Fred Leicht served as Chairman of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice group for over 20 years. He is admitted to practice before various state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
Fred's representation for the firm’s clients includes management representation in all phases of labor law, including practice before the NLRB, the EEOC, and the Department of Labor. He represents both large and small companies in labor negotiations, arbitrations, employment counseling, wage and hour matters, union election campaigns, and the development of employment programs designed to guide and protect employer interests.
Fred negotiates collective bargaining agreements on behalf of management, and has negotiated with most of the unions, both in the private and public sectors. He regularly advises clients in regard to practical and legal solutions to all aspects of employment and union-related matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Fred clerked for two years for the Honorable M. C. Matthes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. He was a Lecturer in Law at Washington University School of Law for five years.