Professional Experience: Bob Wilde was admitted to the practice of law in Utah in 1979. Before entering law school he was a pilot in the Air Force for four and one-half years and prior to that taught junior high school math. He has represented clients in a general civil litigation practice focusing on employment matters from 1979 to 2017, with Cook and Wilde (1984-89), Robert H. Wilde, P.C. (1989-2012), and Blackburn and Stoll (2012-2017). He has handled employment cases representing employees and employers in a broad scope of statutory areas of employment law: Title VII, FMLA, ADA, USERRA, FLSA, ADEA, STAA, AIR-21, as well as state employment contract, non-competition, tort and statutory claims.
Civic and Professional Involvement: Bob served on the Advisory Committee to the Utah Supreme Court on the Rules of Evidence for 26 years. He was a bar examiner writing and grading bar exam questions on legal ethics for 12 years and then a member of the Utah State Bar Admissions Committee for 14 years. He was a member of the Cottonwood Heights Board of Adjustment for seven years and served as chair for three years. He is currently a member of the Cottonwood Heights Planning Commission. He has been active in Scouting and was recognized with the Silver Beaver award for his contributions there.
B.S. University of Utah – Mathematics 1971
M.S. University of New Hampshire – Economics 1977
J.D. University of Utah 1979
Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution 2016
Martindale Hubble AV
Best Lawyers in America
Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers
Utah’s Legal Elite
U.S. News Best Lawyers, Tier One
Experience: Member of the Federal District Court for the District of Utah panel of mediators and previously the Utah Anti-Discrimination and Labor Division panel of mediators. Has mediated dozens of employment based and other claims.