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Designated Legal Counsel

The IBEW has a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) Designated Legal Counsel Program. The IBEW FELA designated counsel are experienced trial lawyers from across the country who specialize in handling cases brought under FELA. All attorneys are members of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA) and have agreed to the IBEW Rules of Conduct for FELA Designated Legal Counsel (DLC). They have represented members of IBEW railroad local unions for many years and proven to be trustworthy and competent. The designated legal counsel are also experienced in "Whistleblower" cases under the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA).

As of July 3, 2019, the IBEW Designated Legal Counsel in and near System Council No. 9's jurisdiction are:

Joe Bauer

The Bauer Law Firm

St. Louis, Missouri

314-259-7070

George Cahill

Cahill & Perry, P.C.

New Haven, Connecticut

800-654-7245

Charles Goetsch

Charles Goetsch Law Offices, LLC

New Haven, Connecticut

866-316-6825

Bill McMahon

Hoey & Farina, P.C.

Chicago, Illinois

888-425-1212

John Kujawski

Kujawski & Associates

O'Fallon, Illinois

800-624-4571

James McEldrew

McEldrew Young

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

215-545-8800

Will Moody

The Moody Law Firm, Inc.

Portsmouth, Virginia

800-368-1033

William Myers

The Myers Firm,

        Attorneys at Law, P.C.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

888-290-6888

Howard Spier

Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso

        & Spier, P.A.

Miami, Florida

800-775-6511

Jerry Schlichter

Schlichter, Bogard & Denton

St. Louis, Missouri

800-873-5297

While there are many good attorneys throughout the country, the IBEW Designated Legal Counsel listed above specialize in FELA and FRSA law and are familiar with the railroad industry. Should you find yourself in a position needing an attorney to handle an on-duty injury or for whistleblower protection, it is highly recommended you contact one of them.

Last Updated 12/11/2019

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