Robert W. Burns
Shareholder

Location: Green Bay
T: 920.431.2224
F: 920.431.2264
318 S. Washington Street, Suite 300
Green Bay, WI 54301
Assistant: Barbara Hermann
T: 920.431.2244

Education

  • J.D., Willamette University
  • B.A., cum laude, St. Norbert College

Professional Activities

  • Member, American and Brown County Bar Associations
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • Master, Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society
  • Former President, Wisconsin School Attorneys Association

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Employment Law – Management, and Labor Law – Management (2010-2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Green Bay, Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2015, 2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Green Bay, Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2012, 2014)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine (2012-2016, 2005-2008)
  • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2012)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • St. Norbert College (1998) Distinguished Service to the College Award; Ambassador Award (1992-1993)

Robert W. Burns
Shareholder

Main Bio | Notable Representations | Leadership

Biography

Bob assists clients with a wide variety of issues which arise in the workplace. He represents employers in labor negotiations, discrimination defense, disability and ADA issues, wrongful discharge or employment contract disputes, non-compete issues and other sensitive personnel transactions. He also provides advice on a wide variety of school law issues.

Bob works with businesses and governmental entities as general or special counsel. He represents employers of all sizes, including those with union and non-union workforces.

Representative Clients

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Municipalities
  • Public and private corporations

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Employment Law – Management, and Labor Law – Management (2010-2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Green Bay, Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2015, 2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Green Bay, Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2012, 2014)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine (2012-2016, 2005-2008)
  • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2012)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • St. Norbert College (1998) Distinguished Service to the College Award; Ambassador Award (1992-1993)

Education

  • J.D., Willamette University
  • B.A., cum laude, St. Norbert College

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