Dean Kpere-Daibo Associate


Dean Kpere-Daibo represents the interest of management in all areas of labor and employment law. Dean is responsible for representing management interests in state and federal court, as well as before state, local, and federal administrative agencies.

Dean’s employment practice includes all facets of employment law, including employment discrimination claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Missouri Human Rights Act. He also advises employers on matters, such as employment contracts, severance agreements, employee handbooks, non-compete agreements, employment-related matters, personnel policies, and workplace investigations.

Within the traditional labor arena, Dean advises and represents employers in a variety of matters, including proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) throughout the country. He also represents employers in collective bargaining, as well as provides legal advice regarding strikes and work stoppages. His labor practice also includes representing management in arbitration proceedings, such as disciplinary and contractual interpretation issues.

In addition to Dean’s practice, he is actively involved in professional organizations and community service. He is a member of the Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis and the Society for Human Resource Management. In 2016, Dean was named “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Black Lawyers. He also gives back to the St. Louis community by serving on the Board of Directors of Epworth Children & Family Services and the Young Professionals Board of Safe Connections.


University of Missouri, Columbia



University of Arkansas, Little Rock



University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Symposium Editor, Law Review

Admitted To Practice

  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations

Member, Employment and Labor Law Litigation Sections
Board of Directors
Safe Connections Board Member
Fraternity Member