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Gregory D. Ballew

Partner, Kansas City
Kansas City
t: 816.842.8770
f: 816.842.8767

Overview

Greg Ballew is a partner in the Kansas City office. Greg has successfully defended employers in state and federal court litigation throughout the United States, obtaining summary judgment, judgment and arbitration awards for employers in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Greg also regularly assists employers who have received charges of discrimination from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and similar state agencies and counsels employers regarding discipline/termination issues and compliance with employment laws, including wage and hour laws.

Since 1999, Greg has served as a contributing editor for the American Bar Association (ABA) legal treatise The Developing Labor Law. Greg is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Greg has been named a Kansas/Missouri Super Lawyer.

Experience

Reported Cases

  • Directed Verdict for employer: (S.D.Ind. 1998)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 99C2522, 163 LRRM 2685 (N.D.Ill. Jan. 31, 2000)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 6:99CV310ORL-22B (M.D.Fla. Nov. 2, 2000)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 00C4989, 2002 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 13382 (N.D.Ill. July 24, 2002)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 6:01-CV-1034-ORL-28JGG (M.D.Fla. Jan. 10, 2003)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 4:02CV619RWS (E.D.Mo. Jun. 19, 2003)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 06-2868-STA (W.D.Tenn. Jun. 25, 2008), aff’d, No. 08-5906 (6th Jul. 2, 2010)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 07-2640B (W.D.Tenn. May 1, 2008)
  • Judgment for managers: Case No. 08-0767-CV-W-FJG (W.D.Mo. Feb. 10, 2009)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 1:08CV54-CAM (N.D.Ga. June 16, 2009)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 3:08CV2077 (N.D.Ohio Mar. 30, 2010)
  • Judgment for employer: Case No. 0716CV30725 (Jackson Cty. Circuit Court Aug. 1, 2011)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 10-2273-JTM (D.Kan. Oct. 14, 2011)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 12-2466-CM (D.Kan. April 18, 2014)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 1216CV18312 (Jackson Cty. Mo. Circuit Court Jul. 6, 2014)
  • Judgment for employer: Case No. 1216CV17990 (Jackson Cty. Mo. Circuit Court Nov. 17, 2014)
  • Judgment for management: Case No. 17-00165CVWODS (W.D.Mo. Dec. 5, 2017)
  • Summary judgment for employer: Case No. 216CV02547-JTM (D.Kan. Jan. 26, 2018)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 01-06830 (Orlando, FL Nov. 28, 2001)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 01-10509, 2002 WL 35026850 (Orlando, FL, Feb. 18, 2002)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 01-13922 (Grand Rapids, MI April 15, 2002)
  • Arbitration award for employer: AAA Case No. 11-300-02753-01 (Portland, ME Jun. 18, 2002)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 010614-12128-7 (St. Louis, MO May 8, 2002)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 01-10335, 2002 WL 35022528 (Akron, OH July 10, 2002)
  • Arbitration award for employer: AAA Case No. 1130-0455-02 (Boston, MA Oct. 14, 2002)(award for employer)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 02-16950 (Miami, FL Mar. 25, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 0210658 (Detroit, MI June 19, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 03-03920 (Chicago, IL July 22, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 020523-10747-8 (Memphis, TN Oct. 12, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 03-09429 (Rocky Mount, NC Oct. 25, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 02-0503-09771 (Chicago, IL Nov. 25, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: AAA Case No. 1130001039-03 (Portland, ME Dec. 5, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 030303-06900-7 (Missoula, MT Dec. 13, 2003)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 03-06921-3, 2004 WL 6333227 (Miami, FL Feb. 5, 2004)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 030909-13757-7 (Billings, MT Feb. 16, 2004)
  • Order overruling objections to election: NLRB Case No. 17-RD-1683 (July 30, 2004)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 030415-09300-A (Chicago, IL Aug. 5, 2004)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 04-52137-9600 (Billings, MT Aug. 20, 2004)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 044415-53801-3 (Charlotte, NC April 2, 2005)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 04-0220-52552, 2005 WL 7084526 (Decatur, IL April 14, 2005)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 040714-56211-3 (Miami, FL May 20, 2005)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 060203-01923-8, 2006 WL 7277626 (Toledo, OH Sept. 29, 2006)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 060203-019213-8 (Toledo, OH April 5, 2007)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 060921-05434-7 (Billings, MT Jun. 3, 2007)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 06-05399 (Columbus, OH Aug. 29, 2007)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 060329-02820 (Columbus, OH Dec. 17, 2007)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case (Detroit, MI Feb. 15, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 070104-01357-8 (Toledo, OH May 12, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 070807-59264-A (Pasadena, CA Jun. 20, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 08-53676 (Pittsburg, PA Aug. 4, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 070621-03506-8 (Toledo, OH Sept. 29, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 08-1023-00299-8 (Detroit, MI Aug. 7, 2008)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 080602-56654-3 (Knoxville, TN Feb 23, 2009)
  • Arbitration award for employer: FMCS Case No. 100903-04862-8 (Detroit, MI May 5, 2011)

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars - (2008-2009)
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers - (2015-2017)

Professional Activities

  • Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law (ABA/BNA Books) (1999-present)
  • Contributing Editor, The Fair Labor Standards Act (ABA/BNA Books) (1999)

Community Activities

  • Centurions, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Associated Builders and Contractors

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