Robert F. Conte - Of Counsel

A New Jersey native, Bob focuses his practice on Labor and Employment Law. He is the author of a book on reducing stress and violence in the workplace, and written numerous other articles about legal issues in the area of Labor and Employment Law. In addition to being a member of various business organizations, Bob still finds time to run in marathons, play softball, and the saxophone.

Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Representation and Defense of Private and Public Sector Employers on Traditional Labor and Employment Law, Human Resources, and Employee-Relations Matters
  • Providing counsel in the areas of union recognition and organization, collective bargaining, contract and grievance administration, labor arbitration, unfair labor practice charges, OSHA, FLSA and wage and hour issues, unemployment claims, and worker's compensation law. Equal emphasis on the defense of employers in employment discrimination law including Title VII, ADA, ADAAA, ADEA, Pregnancy Discrimination, Workplace and Sexual Harassment, and the FMLA.
Professional Affiliations
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania (inactive)
Civic Involvement
  • Board of Directors, Mishawaka Business Association
  • Board of Directors, Chairman, Consultants Roundtable
  • Member, Granger Business Association
  • Member and Former Ambassador, St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Christians in Commerce

Robert's Insights

Managing Terminations and Avoiding Liability
February 12, 2016

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – If you do not believe that improving your human resources [...]
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Tips for Minimizing FCRA Risks*
June 5, 2015

South Bend / Mishawka, IN – The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires employers that use [...]
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Does “Protected Concerted Activity” Really Mean One?
September 25, 2014

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – From the ridiculous to the sublime (rarely the latter). The [...]
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Robert F. Conte
Of Counsel

(574) 243-4100

rconte@maylorber.com

Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • State of Michigan
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth and Seventh Circuits
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • B.S. in Sociology and Psychology from Villanova University, 1964
  • J.D. from the University of Detroit School of Law, 1974
  • L.L.M. in Labor Law from Wayne State University School of Law, 1982

Personal snapshot

  • Ran in three marathons
  • Appeared on a Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Plays alto and tenor saxophone
  • Active softball player
  • Married to Lauren and has four daughters and two sons

Robert's Insights

Managing Terminations and Avoiding Liability
February 12, 2016

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – If you do not believe that improving your human resources [...]
Read more >

Tips for Minimizing FCRA Risks*
June 5, 2015

South Bend / Mishawka, IN – The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires employers that use [...]
Read more >

Does “Protected Concerted Activity” Really Mean One?
September 25, 2014

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – From the ridiculous to the sublime (rarely the latter). The [...]
Read more >

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