A partner since 1997, Gary is a 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a 1990 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law with honors.

Gary, a former member of the now defunct International Association of Firefighters, Local Union, No. 398 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union No. 4, has been licensed to practice law in Missouri since 1990 and Illinois since 1991. Gary’s practice consists of consultation on various issues including representation of collective bargaining agreements, grievance and arbitration matters and general litigation such as defense of charges of discrimination and breach of duty of fair representation. In addition, Gary practices in the area of ERISA litigation and workers’ compensation litigation. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois and United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and before all courts in the States of Missouri and Illinois.