Jason R. McClitis

Partner

Jason R. McClitis joined the firm in March 2012. Mr. McClitis represents national and local unions as well as employee benefit funds. He serves as Associate General Counsel for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers.

Mr. McClitis’ practice includes litigation before federal and state courts and representation of unions and funds before arbitration boards and federal government agencies. He also advises trustees and fund staff on compliance and administration matters.

Prior to joining Blake & Uhlig, Mr. McClitis focused his practice on employment law, employment discrimination, and civil rights.

Mr. McClitis graduated with distinction from Penn State University in 2006. He received his law degree in 2009 from the University of Missouri School of Law, where, as a contributing member of the Missouri Law Review, he authored a published law summary regarding Missouri’s Second Injury Fund. (Vol. 74-2, Spring 2009, 399).

In addition to his practice, Mr. McClitis serves on the AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance (ULA) Board of Directors. He is a past Vice Chair for the Missouri Bar Labor & Employment Committee, and a speaker on developments in labor law.

Education

  • B.A., Penn State University (2006)
  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law (2009)

Admissions

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Iowa
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit