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R. Cantrell Jones

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5475
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R. Cantrell Jones is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

Mr. Jones has expertise in complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law, internal investigations, regulatory compliance, and ethics. He has extensive executive leadership, management, and organizational skills honed by leading and managing multiple legal offices throughout the United States and Europe.
 
Mr. Jones worked at the Air Force Legal Operations Agency in the Labor and Employment division. He represented the Air Force in labor and employment negotiations and trials involving civilian contractors. Mr. Jones has experience with Title VII, wage and hour, and collective bargaining negotiations and litigation. He drafted pleadings, conducted investigations, counsel clients, negotiated settlements, and led all phases of litigation. Mr. Jones had the highest win/clearance rate in the division.

R. Cantrell Jones is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office.

Mr. Jones has expertise in complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law, internal investigations, regulatory compliance, and ethics. He has extensive executive leadership, management, and organizational skills honed by leading and managing multiple legal offices throughout the United States and Europe.
 
Mr. Jones worked at the Air Force Legal Operations Agency in the Labor and Employment division. He represented the Air Force in labor and employment negotiations and trials involving civilian contractors. Mr. Jones has experience with Title VII, wage and hour, and collective bargaining negotiations and litigation. He drafted pleadings, conducted investigations, counsel clients, negotiated settlements, and led all phases of litigation. Mr. Jones had the highest win/clearance rate in the division.

Education

  • M.B.A., University of Oxford, (2006)

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law (2001)
  • M.A., Human Resource Management, Troy State University (2001)

  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy (1993)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Florida
  • Maryland (inactive)

Courts

  • Illinois State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Board of Directors
  • National Black MBA Association
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association