Bruce R. Alper, Esq. is a shareholder and Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice at Vedder Price P.C. For 30 years, he has been advising a wide range of private sector employers on matters involving employment discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, workforce reductions, labor relations, family/medical leaves and other employment regulatory matters. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Alper has represented employers in hundreds of cases in judicial, administrative and arbitral forums. Consistently rated an Illinois Super Lawyer, Mr. Alper partners with and trains corporate counsel, management and human resources professionals on strategic, cost-effective approaches to employee relations problems and risk management.