Attorneys
Dustin Watkins
Associate

Dustin L. Watkins joined Blake & Uhlig as an associate in 2018. He was previously an associate attorney with a boutique law firm in Miami, Florida. He has extensive experience advising and representing multiemployer and governmental pension and welfare plans. He is well versed in the body of federal laws that regulate collectively bargained employee benefit plans, including federal tax qualification rules, ERISA, HIPAA/HITECH, and more. He also has experience representing labor organizations in grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice proceedings, and internal administrative and regulatory matters. While in law school, he was a law clerk for Service Employees International Union Local 73 in Chicago, Illinois. He is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009 from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is admitted to the bars of Illinois and Florida.


Education
B.A., University of Missouri, 2009
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2012
Admissions
State Courts: IL, FL