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Adam R. Young

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5538
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Mr. Young is an associate in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office and a member of the Workplace Safety and Environmental and Labor & Employment practice groups.  He concentrates his practice on the defense of OSHA inspections and citations.  Mr. Young further assists clients with whistleblower litigation, workplace safety counseling, regulatory counseling, OSHA litigation, and related commercial litigation.  Mr. Young has experience in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation.

Mr. Young is an accomplished trial lawyer and has successfully tried OSHA and other employment matters before federal and state courts.  His trial work before Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) judges has resulted in the vacating of OSHA citations and the creation of favorable case law for employers. He has also represented clients successfully at mediations and arbitrations.  Finally, Mr. Young has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Young represents the parents of abducted children pro bono in federal litigation under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The United States Department of State, Office of Children's Issues awarded him a Certificate of Appreciation for his work on behalf of pro bono clients.  Mr. Young was named Seyfarth Shaw’s 2016 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.

Mr. Young is proficient in Spanish.

Mr. Young is an associate in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office and a member of the Workplace Safety and Environmental and Labor & Employment practice groups.  He concentrates his practice on the defense of OSHA inspections and citations.  Mr. Young further assists clients with whistleblower litigation, workplace safety counseling, regulatory counseling, OSHA litigation, and related commercial litigation.  Mr. Young has experience in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation.

Mr. Young is an accomplished trial lawyer and has successfully tried OSHA and other employment matters before federal and state courts.  His trial work before Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) judges has resulted in the vacating of OSHA citations and the creation of favorable case law for employers. He has also represented clients successfully at mediations and arbitrations.  Finally, Mr. Young has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Young represents the parents of abducted children pro bono in federal litigation under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The United States Department of State, Office of Children's Issues awarded him a Certificate of Appreciation for his work on behalf of pro bono clients.  Mr. Young was named Seyfarth Shaw’s 2016 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.

Mr. Young is proficient in Spanish.

Education

  • J.D., Washington University, magna cum laude (2009)
    Order of the Coif

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude (2006)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Member of Trial Bar)
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association

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