(Washington, DC) – The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is proud to announce the election of John A. Vering of Seigfreid Bingham, P.C. as a new Fellow.  Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplification of integrity, dedication and excellence.

A shareholder and the senior member of Seigfreid Bingham’s 12-attorney Employment Law Department, John Vering primarily represents employers in a wide range of employment matters and also has an active practice serving as a mediator and arbitrator of employment disputes.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for over 10 years, was selected as Lawyer of the Year in the Kansas City metropolitan area in Labor Law Management in 2014-15 and 2018 and has been recognized as a Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyer in labor and employment since 2005. 

The 24th installation of Fellows will be held November 9, 2019 in New Orleans, LA, coincident with the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference.

The College was the vision of a number of the Fellows. The idea was to further establish this profession in all its aspects as one uniquely important to the world of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining and dispute resolution.  The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association.  It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field.

Founded in 1974, Seigfreid Bingham, P.C. has a distinguished history of helping clients succeed through a blend of broad general business expertise and specialized industry knowledge in litigation, employment and corporate matters. Among the top 10 law firms in Kansas City, Seigfreid Bingham represents a wide range of businesses and individuals from entrepreneurial start-ups to established companies of local, regional, national and international prominence.