Governing Board & Counsel

Kevin Case, ICSOM General Counsel

Kevin Case represents musicians and artists nationwide in labor and employment matters, including the drafting and negotiation of collecting bargaining agreements (CBAs) and individual employment contracts on behalf of symphony and opera musicians. He has negotiated CBAs on behalf of the musicians of the Chicago Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Chicago Lyric Opera, and the Grant Park Symphony (among others).

Also a seasoned litigator, Mr. Case has broad-based experience advising clients in cases involving employment discrimination, employee discipline and discharge, non-competition and other restrictive covenants, and personal injury. He has litigated cases through arbitration and trial in both federal and state court, argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Illinois Appellate Court, and conducted mediations in the Cook County courts as a certified mediator for the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association's Labor & Employment Law committee and Media & Entertainment Law committee, as well as the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.