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Robert Kilgore

Of Counsel, San Antonio
San Antonio
t: 210.819.2904
f: 210.227.5421


Bob Kilgore is Of Counsel in the firm's San Antonio office. For more than 30 years he has helped employers throughout Texas who have been accused of wrongdoing by their employees or various governmental agencies.

This includes federal and state court litigation and administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, United States Department of Labor (DOL), and Texas Workforce Commission.

He serves as lead counsel in traditional discrimination litigation as well as benefits (ERISA), compensation (FLSA), and non-compete/trade secret litigation. Bob also advises and represents management in labor relations, including negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and union avoidance strategies.

As part of his claims avoidance counseling services, Bob has developed and conducted numerous pro-active management and supervisor training seminars, as well as audited company pay practices, policies, procedures, and handbooks.

Bob is “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in Texas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America since 2014.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Labor & Employment Sections)
  • State Bar of Texas (Member, Litigation and Labor & Employment Sections)
  • San Antonio Bar Association (Member, Federal Courts Committee; Chair, Civil Pro Bono Appointments Committee)
  • Certified (Labor & Employment Law), Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (South Texas Chapter Attorney)

Community Activities

  • Ordained Ruling Elder, San Pedro Presbyterian Church


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • "NLRB’s Expanding Agenda" - Sterling Education Services
  • "2015 Labor and Employment Update" - National Cotton Ginners Association
  • "Union Avoidance" - Texas Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Education [TSHHRAE] 
  • "Employer, Do You Have Any Rights Left? Or, What Have the Feds Done, and What You Can Do About It" - Associated Builders & contractors – South Texas Chapter
  • "She Said What??? Effective Workplace Investigations" - Fisher Phillips LLP One Day, Many Solutions – San Antonio
  • "OSHA Update: New Haz Com and Chemical Label Rules" - Vacation Resorts International Annual Meeting
  • "Prevailing Wage Compliance" - National Air Duct Cleaners Association Annual Meeting 
  • "OSHA Safety and Health" - Hospitality Lawyers Annual Conference 
    2.10.14 - 2.11.14
  • "Assessing the Changing Landscape: The Supreme Court’s Recent Labor & Employment Decisions" - Texas Lawyer In-House Counsel Summit – San Antonio


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Court Admissions

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