Illinois and Missouri Workplace Lawyers

Labor and Employment Law Professionals

Representing the interests of employees, labor unions and employee benefit plans takes skill, creativity, education and practical experience in a wide range of federal, state and local laws. At Schuchat, Cook & Werner, our dedicated team is known nationwide for the quality services we provide to employees, and to the organizations that serve them.

The firm was founded in 1947 by Stanley Schuchat. Jim Cook joined Stanley in 1956 and Charles Werner joined Stanley and Jim in 1960. Stanley passed away in 1979 and Jim and Charles are now retired. In addition, our wonderful partner, friend, and mentor Art Martin died in 2012. The attorneys and staff of Schuchat, Cook & Werner are proud to carry on the legacy of commitment to employees and the labor movement and to providing dedicated, principled and creative representation established by Stanley, Jim, Charles, and Art.

Since 1947, we have helped workers in Missouri, Illinois and throughout the Midwest with issues ranging from individual employment disputes and workers' compensation, employee benefits, and long and short-term disability claims to representing the interests of labor unions and the trustees of Taft-Hartley, collectively bargained, multiemployer employee benefit plans.

Unwavering Commitment to Providing High-Quality Legal Services

We pride ourselves on being responsive and on making ourselves available to our clients when they need us. We understand the importance of sound legal guidance when so much is at stake. Workplace issues, from workers' compensation to negotiating an appropriate severance package, can strongly affect your quality of life. The attorneys at Schuchat, Cook & Werner will take the time to understand your goals and explore the best possible ways to achieve them.

Our firm is one of the largest and oldest firms in the field of labor and employment and employee benefits law in the Midwest. We have long-standing relationships with many of our clients. They realize the benefits of the wealth of knowledge, experience and skill we bring to each case. We are committed to serving the interests of our clients to help them achieve their goals.

Contact Us

If you need high quality legal services for an employment, labor, workers' compensation, or employee benefits law concern, contact us online or call 314-732-1127 or 888-365-0445 or visit us on Facebook.

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