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Colin Pajda


St. Louis
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Colin assists employers in labor and employment matters, including litigation and HR counseling.

He uses his extensive experience in legal research and writing to craft nuanced arguments and client advice. He drafts pleadings and discovery documents, conducts legal research, assists with case management, and advises clients on HR issues.

Colin earned his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was a member of the Appellate Clinic and the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy. In law school, he was awarded the F. Hodge O'Neal Corporate Law Award and the Mary Collier Hitchcock Prize for excellence in published writing. He also completed a civil litigation internship with the City of St. Louis Counselor's Office.

During his master's program, Colin taught courses in rhetoric, research, and composition, and served as a writing consultant for undergraduate and graduate students on SLU's Medical and Frost campuses. As an undergraduate, Colin completed the Research Intensive Track in English with Distinction and sat as the student representative to the Saint Louis University Board of Trustees Human Resources Sub-Committee for four consecutive years.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Employers: March 2 is the deadline to file 2019 injury and illness summaries

Minimum wage increases in 72 jurisdictions to take effect in 2020

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New ruling requires employers to submit pay data to the EEOC by September 30, 2019


From Door to Desk(top): The Portal-to-Portal Act in the Digital Age
Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 56 2018