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Robert C. Brooks

Robert C. Brooks


Verrill Dana, LLP
Maine, U.S.A.

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Robert C. Brooks provides advice and representation to management on all aspects of the employment relationship. He works with clients engaged in construction, health care, manufacturing, transportation, utilities and other industries throughout the country. Rob has successfully handled matters related to union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, unfair labor practice charges, strikes and arbitration. Rob has a particular focus on negotiating project labor agreements for large-scale construction projects. Rob has also advised public and private entities concerning the lawful use of project labor agreements in the context of a state’s competitive bidding laws. Rob also routinely handles claims for wrongful discharge, discrimination, unpaid wages, breach of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and other disputes before judges, juries and administrative agencies, and has successfully represented clients at all levels of the state and federal court systems. Rob also regularly provides advice and assistance to clients on proper termination procedures, Family Medical Leave Act issues, labor relations, disability issues, stock option and employee benefit disputes, and other matters.


- Provided management counseling and litigation representation to employers throughout the country.
- Drafted and negotiated project labor agreements for construction projects throughout the country. Sample projects include pipelines, bridges, tunnels, highways, manufacturing facilities, marine terminals, water treatment facilities, nuclear waste treatment facilities, and environmental remediation sites.
- Successfully represented employers before state administrative boards, EEOC and courts on issues involving sex discrimination, race, disability and age-related cases.
- Successfully represented employers before the National Labor Relations Board on issues related to unfair labor practices, collective bargaining issues and organizing campaigns.
- Frequent lecturer on issues of labor and employment law.

Bar Admissions

Maine, 1991
Massachusetts, 1991
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1991
First Circuit Court of Appeals, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 2001


University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 1991), cum laude
Harvard University (A.B., 1987)

Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Labor & Employment
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® under Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Labor Law – Management and Litigation - Labor & Employment
Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® under Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation: Defense and Workers' Compensation

Professional Associations

    Maine State Bar Association

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