John S. Chindlund, Esq.
John Chindlund practices labor law, representing employers in all issues pertaining to the employer-employee relationship.
He handles matters involving the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Utah Anti-Discrimination and Labor division.
Mr. Chindlund also defends employers against state causes of action arising out of the employer-employee relationship, including wrongful termination actions, intentional tort claims, worker’s compensation and unemployment claims. Helping employers negotiate collective bargaining agreements and arbitrate grievances under such agreements is another area in which he has wide experience.
Prior Professional Experience
Before joining Prince Yeates, Mr. Chindlund served as staff counsel to a board member of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. He was also a trial lawyer for a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board.
Cleveland State University, summa cum laude, J.D., 1974
Member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Order of the Barrister
Kent State University, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1970
Member of the American Bar Association
Member of Primerus Labor and Employment Practice Group
Born in Ashland, Oregon
Distinctions and Awards
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Named to Utah’s Legal Elite in Labor and Employment, 2009 and 2012
Selected for Best Lawyers in America® for 2010 in the area of Labor and Employment and
Employee Benefits Law
Selected for Best Lawyers in America® for 2011 in the area of Labor and Employment
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