Heyl Royster


Heyl Royster



Luther & Emmert Presenters at Rockford Chapter - Society for Human Resource Management


Rockford Area SHRM welcomed Heyl Royster's Kevin Luther and Jordan Emmert on October 12 for their annual Legal Case Review event. HR professionals gained valuable information and developed skills to help them avoid unpleasant workplace situations. During their case review and mock trial, Kevin and Jordan provided break-out groups with a statement of facts mirroring recent significant cases on various employment law topics. Spokespersons for each group then outlined their conclusions and reasoning and explained the details behind the courtroom decisions. For more information, visit  https://rockford.shrm.org/events/2022/10/october-12-2022legal-case-review

Kevin Luther is the Managing Partner of Heyl Royster's Rockford office, where he concentrates his practice in workers' compensation, employment and labor law, and employer liability. Kevin has represented numerous employers before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and has arbitrated hundreds of workers’ compensation claims in many Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission venues. He has also tried numerous liability cases to jury verdict. In the area of labor law, Kevin has represented employers in collective bargaining agreement negotiation and preparation, union grievances and arbitrations, NLRB proceedings, and OSHA investigations.

Jordan Emmert focuses his practice on civil litigation in both federal and state courts in the areas of civil rights/Section 1983 litigation, commercial litigation, and representing employers in employment law and workers’ compensation matters. In the area of employment law, Jordan focuses on employers’ compliance with federal and state employment laws, such as the Family Medical Leave Act, anti-discrimination laws, and retaliatory discharge matters. He also represents employers in workers’ compensation matters.