James R. Cox
Arbitrator, Attorney, Professor
2025 Sherman Avenue
BA, University of Illinois, 1954; JD, Loyola University, 1959
$500 with less than 15 calendar days notice.
$500 with less than 15 calendar days notice; $600 with less than 2 days notice.
Full-time Arbitrator. Formerly faculty member at Kent College of Law. Professor at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (1979-2003). Have represented management, employees and unions prior to 1990.
National Academy of Arbitrators:
American Bar and Chicago Bar Association, Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and International Society Labor Lawyers. Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Law; Fellow, American College of Labor Lawyers.
Illinois Educational Labor Relations, Illinois Labor Relations Board. PANELS include a variety of companies and unions including Southern Illinois University, City of Chicago.Firefighters, Chicago/AFSCME, Chicago/ATU, Chicago Police Department, Chicago Transit Authority, PACE bus company, Walgreen's/National Pharmacists Association, State of Illinois/various unions, Cook County/various unions.
Currently full-time arbitrator. Arbitrator since 1964. Have arbitrated over 4,000 cases in both public and private sectors. Frequent participation in Police and Firefighter units (both interest and grievance arbitration), and several Transportation Unions such as ATU Locals under their contracts with the CTA and PACE in Illinois as well as various Illinois State and Municipal Agencies.
Current Employment/Associations that could cause a conflict:
Thursday, October 18, 2018