The Oklahoma City Metro Employer Council recently named Crowe & Dunlevy director Adam Childers chairman of the council. Childers has been a member of the council since 2013.
The Oklahoma City Metro Employer Council is a cooperative educational effort of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Workforce Oklahoma partners and Oklahoma City area human resource professionals.
Childers is co-chair of Crowe & Dunlevy’s Labor & Employment practice group and serves as an administrative law judge at the Oklahoma Department of Labor. Since joining the firm in 2000, he has successfully represented management in cases brought by employees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and Oklahoma’s workers' compensation laws. Additionally, Childers has expertise in Oklahoma’s non-compete, non-solicitation and misappropriation of trade secrets statutes and the Oklahoma Open Meeting and Open Records Acts.
Childers is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Barristers, the Board of Visitors for the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Academy for State Goals. Childers is admitted to practice in all state courts in Oklahoma, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, the Western District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
He has been recognized as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer for the past five years and is listed in Chambers USA. Childers received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and his Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Oklahoma.
Posted on Tue, April 1, 2014
by Crowe & Dunlevy