Richard Korn Partner, Fox Galvin, LLC
Richard Korn, a St. Louis native, obtained his undergraduate degree with distinction from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1992. He then attended the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago where he was a member of the Law Review and graduated with the Order of the Coif honor (awarded to those students who finish in the top ten percent of their graduating class).
After practicing law in Chicago for six years, Richard returned to St. Louis where he worked as an in-house lawyer for a Fortune 500 company with over 40,000 employees. In this position, he successfully defended the company in employment-related matters in state and federal courts around the country, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and similar state agencies.
Richard returned to private practice in 2003 and is currently a partner at the law firm of Fox Galvin, LLC, a boutique litigation law firm located in downtown St. Louis. A significant portion of Richard's practice includes representing not-for-profit organizations and small businesses (located in Missouri and Illinois) in employment-related disputes arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Missouri Human Rights Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act. Richard regularly represents his clients before the EEOC, the Missouri Human Rights Commission, and the Illinois Department of Human Rights, as well as in state and federal court. As a part of his practice, Richard also provides employment-related risk management counseling and advice.
Richard also regularly provides "in-service" training to his clients and prospective clients regarding their obligations under the various state and federal employment laws, as well as new or emerging employment law related issues about which they should be aware. Website: http://www.foxgalvin.com LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/richard-korn/10/743/751 Articles The Americans With Disabilities Act: What Every Non-Profit Should Know Is Missouri An Employee-Friendly State—Absolutely! Beware Of Facebook: Employees Have Rights! Harassment Lawsuits: 95 Million Reasons To Prevent Them Ten Ways To Avoid An Employment Discrimination Lawsuit: Part One Ten Ways To Avoid An Employment Discrimination Lawsuit: Part Two Consideration Of Criminal History Information In Employer Decision-Making Under Title VII