Chicago Ridge, Illinois Employment Lawyers

Garrett Browne
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Free Consultation! Skilled Employment Law Representation! Protect Your Rights!

I am a successful employment law attorney. I vigorously pursue justice for employees who have been wronged in the workplace! Visit my website to see client testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Cynthia Pietrucha
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Compassionate attorney with focus on Employee Separation & Severance Agreements

Our employment firm handles Employee Separation and Severance Agreements across the Chicagoland area. We review and negotiate employee separation packages. Contact us to discuss your specific workplace dispute today. Read More »
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Edward Fox
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Legal Advocacy! Pursuing Justice for Workers!

I am a skilled and experienced employment law attorney. I am an outspoken champion of employees who have been wronged in the workplace! Visit my website to see client reviews and results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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David Porter
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience

University of Michigan Law School and Hofstra UniversityNew York
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Arik D. Hetue
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Burr Ridge, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(630) 634-8401 1333 Burr Ridge Parkway
Suite 200
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
After 8 years defending employers with a respected Chicago defense firm, Arik started Hetue Law, P.C. with a mission of helping people navigate the legal issues surrounding starting and growing their businesses as an outside general counsel, and protecting their finances and families via proper estate planning.

Arik is a skilled business law attorney, with experience in risk management, HR planning, business entity formation, corporate dispute resolution, technology planning, technology licensing agreements, and has enjoyed outside general counsel status to a variety of small businesses and technology start ups. He is also an experienced estate planning attorney,...
Adam Julien Gana
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(800) 810-4262 1608 S. Ashland Ave
#76604
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Insurance Claims
New York Law School
Stephen A. Glickman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(312) 960-9550 55 West Monroe Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Employment
DePaul College of Law
Stephen A. Glickman is an experienced employment lawyer in Chicago, Illinois. He has represented both employers and employees in a wide range of employment law matters for more than 30 years.

Dedicated exclusively to employment law, his practice covers all areas of employment law, including human resources, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment contracts, non-competition agreements, severance, separation agreements and employment litigation. He provides a full range of quality legal services, including advice, negotiation, mediation and litigation.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Glickman has earned a reputation as one of the top employment lawyers in Chicago. ...
Jennifer M. Danish
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(312) 561-3010 205 N Michigan Ave Ste 3910
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment, Insurance Claims and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
Jennifer Danish is the Managing Partner of Bryant Legal Group PC. Her practice at the firm concentrates on matters involving ERISA governed benefits, short and long term disability policies, individual disability income policies and False Claims Act litigation.

Jennifer counsels and represents policyholders on all aspects of disability coverage, from the filing of initial claims, to internal appeals, to litigating denials in state and federal court. She is intimately familiar with insurance industry operations and uses this knowledge to help her clients collect the benefits they are entitled to. As a Chicago insurance lawyer, Jennifer also provides strategic and practical advice...
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 756-1160 1776 Legacy Circle
Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60563
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Illinois Institute of Technology
Denice A. Gierach is a business lawyer with almost 30 years of experience representing business owners in the formation, franchising, and dissolution of businesses; representing employers in matters of employment and age discrimination in the workplace; and aiding individuals in matters of advanced estate planning, charitable giving, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security. As a Certified Public Accountant with a Master's degree in Management, Ms. Gierach also practices in the areas of Income Taxation, Federal Estate Taxation, and varied Real Estate Law, including commercial real estate. Ms. Gierach began her career in accounting working...
David B. Levin
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(312) 212-4355 111 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationEmployment and Consumer
The University of Toledo College of Law
We represent the rights of consumers in all forms of consumer rights litigation, including lemon law, breach of warranty, debt collection violations, credit reporting issues, unauthorized robocalls and telemarketing calls, consumer fraud and related issues. We also handle employment litigation, including wage and hour cases, overtime pay issues, wrongful termination, discrimination and sexual harassment. Many of the firm's cases are brought as class actions and we handle personal injury cases as well.
Eydie Rachel Glassman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(312) 523-5299 141 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 4048
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Civil Rights
Northern Illinois University
Protecting your rights under the law is our commitment.

Eydie Vanderbosch (formerly Glassman) is the Head of Litigation Practice at Ziliak Law, LLC.

Eydie Vanderbosch is a driven lawyer and tenacious litigator who brings real world security, investigation and business experience to her practice at Ziliak Law, LLC.

Eydie’s career started in the United States Air Force where she served in the Office of Special Operations. As part of that service, Eydie conducted investigations involving criminal matters, fraud, counterintelligence, and internal security and targeted security concerns head-on.

Upon completion of her service with the United States Air Force, Eydie quickly rose to...
Cynthia Pietrucha
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Downers Grove, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 344-6370 2001 Butterfield Road
Suite 105
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
For all of your employment challenges, contact our firm at (630) 344-6370

My focus: Severance Agreements and Unemployment Benefits for Terminated Employees.

I have successfully collected settlements on behalf of employees who believe they have valid legal disputes. Whether you are in the midst of a dispute or you would like to prevent future litigation, lawyers at Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC, can act as your guide and representative to ensure the protection of your rights and your future.

Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Communications and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Chicago
Peter S. Lubin Firm has been practicing law for over 35 years. Peter brings a rich range of courtroom experience to assist his commercial and class-action litigation clients. Peter has been lead defense counsel in a number of "bet the company" class actions that he has successfully defended. He has also been lead plaintiff's class counsel on numerous multi-million dollar class national and statewide class action. Peter has represented many corporations or businesses in a wide variety of complex business disputes including corporate freeze-outs, copyright infringement, trade secret theft, non-compete agreement and libel and defamation cases. Peter obtained an AB...
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(877) 990-4990 100 N LaSalle St
#2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
In 1987, Vincent DiTommaso founded his own law firm. He has forged his law firm into a firm specializing in consumer fraud, lemon law, and class actions. Over two and a half decades, Vincent has acted as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions that have had a national impact. The Illinois Attorney General appointed Vincent to act as a Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the Treasurer of the State of Illinois. The Chief Judge of DuPage County selected Vincent to be among the first group of Certified Court Appointed Mediators. He has given seminars to train...
Jonathan R. Ksiazek
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Free Consultation! Passionate Employment Attorney! Protecting Employee Rights!

I am a skilled and dedicated employment law attorney. I am committed to vigorously pursuing justice for employees wronged in the workplace! Visit my website for reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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George S. Bellas
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Experienced & Dedicated Employment Attorney! Exceptional Legal Representation!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable employment law attorney. I will work tirelessly to advocate for your interests in employment law matters! Visit my website for case results and client reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Richard Hellerman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(855) 444-6810 222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Employment, Business and Probate
Emory University School of Law
Aggressive, pragmatic, energetic, zealous representation of clients' interests, both in court and out of court, is a succinct summary of my experience and what I bring to the representation of all my clients.

My trial experience and ability is my biggest professional strength. I have been fortunate to try scores of cases, before judges and juries, representing multinational corporations, family owned businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters. I have particular expertise and experience in prosecuting and defending emergent litigation matters such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Antonio DeBlasio
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 238-8960 Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. DeBlasio is the founder and managing member of DeBlasio & Gower LLC. Tony has over 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advisor. He has counseled individuals, business executives, for profit and not-for-profit companies and government bodies in complex litigation matters, internal investigations and dispute resolution strategies. Tony has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation on many occasions. Only 5% of attorneys receive this distinction. Tony has represented clients from a multitude of industry sectors, including, health care, technology, communications, financial, education, real estate, manufacturing, construction, management...
Daniel J. Fisher
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(312) 313-3550 180 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment and Immigration
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
I have nine years of experience as an Immigration Attorney. Additionally, I have a very strong knowledge of employment law and the connection between immigration and Federal and State employment regulations. While I have not counted exactly how many immigration cases I have handled, reviewed, consulted with or been associated with, I estimate that the number is easily in the thousands. Based on this experience there is rarely a situation that I have not seen before. I am AV rated perfect “5.0”, Avvo rated “Superb”, Avvo Client choice awards 2011, 2012, 2013, “Rising Star” Orlando Style Magazine, Lead Counsel Rated...
Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(312) 456-3674 200 S. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law and Michigan State University
Mr. Monti concentrates his practice in taxation, business law, and employment law representing businesses in an "outside general counsel" capacity. He has a specialty in handling federal and state taxation tax controversy, tax audits, corporate and business law, buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, employment law, separation and employment agreements, not-for-profit organizations, commercial lending and litigation, mergers & acquisitions, tax restructuring, and commercial real estate, medical cannabis law, and park district law. Mr. Monti received his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 2001 and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington...
Richard Lofgren
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Glen Ellyn, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
536 Crescent Blvd., Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and IP
The John Marshall Law School
Over twenty eight years of legal experience working with businesses on the issues they face daily during their business cycles. I act in the capacity of an outside general counsel assisting business owners to make smarter decisions, build stronger relationships and make and save money. I stress the importance of recognizing that correct legal answers alone do not necessarily translate into the correct best business decisions. I represent all types of businesses in every stage of their business cycles from start up through eventual sale. Specialties: The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialities in the...
John R. Walker
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(312) 525-8074 101 N. WACKER DRIVE
SUITE 2006
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Defense, Maritime and Workers' Comp
South Texas College of Law
JOHN R. WALKER is a Partner in SBSB's Houston office. For the past almost twenty-five years, it has been my privilege to represent insurance and employer interests focusing on the defense of claims brought under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base (DBA), the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Instrumentalities Act, the Jones Act, and General Maritime and Admiralty Law. Additionally, John also has extensive experience in First Party Insurance Defense matters, representing employers, insurance carriers, and third parties in State, Federal and Appellate courts. Prior to joining the firm, John handled First Party Insurance Defense,...
Michael L. Schultz
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment, Appeals, Business and Insurance Claims
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
MIKE SCHULTZ concentrates his practice on representing commercial and residential policyholders in high risk, high value disputes over insurance claims and claim handling. He frequently litigates large property damage cases involving claims of breach of the insurance agreements and bad faith by insurance companies, as well as claims against third parties for personal injuries and property damage. Mike also has litigated extensively in the areas of employment law, civil rights, toxic torts, unincorporated associations, and general contract disputes. He routinely handles employment related disputes, representing both businesses and employees. Mike lectures frequently on insurance litigation matters and federal...
Raymond Barbosa
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(312) 223-9885 123 W. Madison St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Employment, Business, Immigration and Real Estate
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
I have a law and graduate law degree (Taxation) from New York University School of Law, an M.B.A. (finance) from New York University Stern School of Business, and a B.S. degree (accounting) from Fordham University. I am admitted to practice in New York and in Illinois. I am also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court,the Federal District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of Illinois; and in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. I am a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association,...
Michael Bartolic
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(312) 635-1600 29 South LaSalle
Suite 1120
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Bartolic advises executives and other professionals regarding executive compensation and benefits, and represents them in all ERISA litigation. His practice is devoted exclusively to representing individuals such as executives and directors, managers, brokers, traders, investment advisors, attorneys, physicians, and educators. He helps the professionals obtain and protect the compensation and benefits they have earned through initial negotiation of compensation and benefits, internal administrative claims and appeals, and federal litigation if necessary. Mr. Bartolic also consults other attorneys on matters involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). His practice includes advising: personal injury and workers compensation lawyers regarding rights of...
Amit S. Bindra
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(312) 212-4450 1 E Upper Wacker Dr
#2500
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Civil Rights
DePaul College of Law
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Dedicated Employment Lawyer! Skilled Advocacy!

I am dedicated to advocating for the rights and interests of those with employment law needs. I provide skilled and knowledgeable representation! Visit my website for reviews and results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Peter S. Lubin
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Exceptional Illinois Employment Law Attorney!

I am a determined and skilled employment law attorney. I am committed to aggressively advocating for your rights and interests! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Daniel J. Voelker
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney
(312) 870-5430 600 W Jackson Blvd
#100
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Poonam K. Lakhani
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(312) 212-4450 1 E Upper Wacker Dr
#2500
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Civil Rights
DePaul College of Law
James A Burns Jr
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(312) 207-3890 10 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Employment
University of Michigan Law School
For more than 35 years, Jim Burns has effectively represented employers before juries, judges, administrative agencies, arbitrators, and mediators throughout the United States, defending claims of age, race, sex, and disability discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation, breach of contract, denial of overtime pay and employee benefits, unfair labor practices, and violations of collective bargaining agreements. He has also brought and defended suits to enforce non-competes and other restrictive covenants. Jim also regularly advises employers on how to manage legal risks in hiring, supervising, evaluating, investigating, and terminating employees, implementing reductions in force, creating and applying personnel policies, and...
Keith J. Keogh
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(312) 726-1092 55 W. Monroe, Ste. 3390
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationEmployment and Consumer
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Keith concentrates on complex class action and individual suits involving unwanted robocalls to your cell phones under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Keith has been selected as a Illinois SuperLawyer for 2013-2018 and Rising Stars for 2008-2013. He was also named the 2015 Consumer Attorney of the Year by the National Association of Consumer Advocates. He has extensively lectured on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Faraz Nayyar
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(630) 529-9377 One Lincoln Centre
18W140 Butterfield Rd., Floor 15
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Employment, Criminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Attorney Faraz Nayyar received his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve School of Law and is admitted to practice in Illinois, Missouri and the Northern District of Illinois (U.S. District Court).

Before founding Khan Nayyar & Associates, Mr. Nayyar was a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Labor (DOL). At the DOL, Mr. Nayyar worked relentlessly to obtain back wages owed to employees by employers. Prior to that, Mr. Nayyar spent a considerable amount of time at the Missouri Attorney General's Office representing the State of Missouri in actions involving the safety and well-being of its citizens. Before working...
Jeremy L. Fetty
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney
(312) 724-8280 One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment, Appeals, Business and Municipal
Wayne State University Law School and Michigan State University College of Law
Ross Peters
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(888) 531-7400 415 North LaSalle Street #501
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationEmployment, Construction, Legal Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Northwestern University School of Law
Ross is the President of The Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd. and has been named one of Illinois’ top lawyers by the Leading Lawyers Network. He focuses his practice on representing victims of sexual harassment, employment law, discrimination, personal injury claims (including medical malpractice) and business litigation. Ross has handled over one thousand cases throughout Illinois. In addition to settling major cases, he has tried numerous significant cases to verdict. Further, he has participated in countless mediations and arbitrations. Ross’s opinions and advice have been sought by national television shows, print media, and radio stations. As...
Charles G. Wentworth
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Glen Ellyn, IL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(630) 469-7100 536 Crescent Blvd. Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Estate Planning
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Charles is a shareholder at The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C. in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he practices business, property, and appellate litigation. After graduating from the SJ Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, he clerked for Chief Justice John Broderick of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He was then a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago before opening his own practice. He recently joined Richard Lofgren to form The Law Office of Lofgren & Wentworth, P.C., The Entrepreneur's Legal Resource. Charles' experience as an officer and director of multiple closely-held companies...
Pasha Vaziri
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(312) 690-2610 111 W Washington St
Ste 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
I graduated from the University of Kentucky as a philosophy and political science double-major. I then worked in the financial services department of a Fortune 500 company for two years prior to attending The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. After obtaining my Juris Doctor, I worked as an associate attorney at a general civil litigation firm with a focus on personal injury and insurance law. There I settled countless cases for my clients, both individual and corporate. As a litigator, I obtained favorable outcomes through mediation, arbitration hearings, and bench and jury trials. Building on that experience, in 2014...
Douglas B. Harper
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(312) 214-2454 Two Prudential Plaza
180 N. Stetson Avenue, Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601-6769
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
New York University School of Law
I've been a trial lawyer for over 30 years. I graduated from Yale and NYU Law School, and my legal career began as a criminal prosecutor in New York City. Then I moved to Chicago and became a partner with a mid-sized litigation firm for 10 years, receiving litigation training from some of the best trial lawyers in the city. I opened my current law office in Chicago in 1998. In addition to practicing law full time, I've also been teaching trial skills to practicing lawyers every year since 1994 as a faculty member with The National Institute for Trial...
Jillian Tattersall
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Harvard Law SchoolNew York
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Peter M. LaSorsa
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Experienced litigator, concentrating in sexual harassment cases.

Peter has appeared before Judges at the EEOC and federal court and litigated hundreds of cases to success. I handle all cases personally and interact one-on-one with all my clients. Read More »
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Garrett Browne
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(877) 335-1206 300 W Adams St, #330
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Nursing Home
St. John's University School of Law
Kristen E. Prinz
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(312) 212-4450 1 E Upper Wacker Dr
#2500
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wayne Outten
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(877) 468-8836 161 North Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment and International
New York University School of Law
WAYNE N. OUTTEN is founding and managing partner of Outten & Golden LLP. His practice focuses exclusively on representing individuals in all areas of employment law. He co-chairs the firm’s Executives and Professionals and Whistleblower Retaliation Practice Groups. Mr. Outten’s practice focuses on representing high-level employees and professionals in all aspects of their employment, including negotiation of employment, compensation, and severance agreements. He is the author of the “Representing the Executive” chapter in Executive Compensation (BNA Books). His practice includes representing employees in multinational employment contexts, including expatriate and seconded employees. Mr. Outten was selected by his peers...
Jonathan R. Ksiazek
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(877) 335-1206 300 W Adams St, #330
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Nursing Home
University of Illinois College of Law
Terry J. Smith
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(312) 419-1000 33 North LaSalle Street
Suite 3800
Chicago, IL 60602
Employment
Cornell University
Terry J. Smith is a partner with Smith O'Callaghan & White. He has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law for more than 25 years, representing and regularly advising corporate defendants in litigation involving labor and employment matters in federal and state courts, and administrative agencies, throughout the United States. Prior to founding a boutique firm, Mr. Smith was a partner with Schiff Hardin & Waite in Chicago and began his career with Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee. He has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer for the past 6 years (2007-2012), representing the top 5% of all...
Peter M. LaSorsa
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(312) 505-5038 55 E Monroe St
#3800
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
John Marshall Law School
Joshua File
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(800) 444-1525 77 W Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
DePaul College of Law
Lori D Ecker
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(312) 855-1880 19 S LaSalle St Ste 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Employment
DePaul College of Law
Lori Ecker provides knowledgeable representation to clients who have been subjected to sexual harassment, a hostile work environment, discrimination because of race, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or who have suffered retaliatory or wrongful termination. She has the experience and resources to represent employees in disputes involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, whistleblower retaliation, Workers’ Compensation retaliatory discharge claims, and unemployment compensation, among others. Ms. Ecker is particularly skilled in all matters relating to employment contracts, including severance agreements, executive compensation contracts and non-compete agreements.
Kristin M. Case
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 920-0400 250 South Wacker Drive Ste 230
www.thecaselawfirm.com
Chicago, IL 60606
Employment
University of Missouri - Columbia
Kristin M. Case is the founding Member of The Case Law Firm. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois as well as Missouri and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Missouri Supreme Court. Ms. Case has extensive experience representing clients during employment negotiations, before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and throughout the litigation process both in state and federal courts.
Julie Owen Herrera
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(312) 697-0022 53 W. Jackson
Suite 1615
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
University of Illinois College of Law
Misty J. Cygan
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina... Read More »
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Richard A. Greenswag
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer

University of IowaIllinois
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.