Melrose Park Employment Lawyers

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Misty J. Cygan
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 12 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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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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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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Marcia Gerber Cotler
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterSupreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 7th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
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Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
Cynthia Pietrucha
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Downers Grove, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 344-6370 2001 Butterfield Road
Suite 105
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Offers Video ChatEmployment, 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 Medical Leave violations.

Attorney Cynthia Pietrucha is an employment discrimination attorney who advocates for employees fired or forced to separate from their jobs. She also educates management, human resources, and corporate counsel on best practices for compliance with workplace laws.

Right to be Treated Equally: Representation for Workplace Discrimination or harassment on the basis of disability, pregnancy, race, gender, religion, and more. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for employees who work in Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Texas, Arkansas, California, and assistance to employers...
Misty J. Cygan
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(847) 823-9034 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Employment, Business, Divorce and Workers' Comp
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
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 Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Eydie Rachel Glassman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 523-5299 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60631
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Civil Rights
Northern Illinois University
Eydie Vanderbosch is a driven lawyer and tenacious litigator who brings real world security, investigation and business management experience to her work.

Eydie’s career started in the United States Air Force where she worked in law enforcement and was quickly placed on special assignment to the United States Air Force Office of Special Operations. As part of that service, Eydie conducted investigations involving criminal matters, fraud, counterintelligence, internal security and targeted other security concerns head-on.

Upon completion of her honorable service with the United States Air Force, Eydie quickly rose to the top of an international training organization, as a Regional Manager,...
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(630) 333-0000 100 N LaSalle St
#1500
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. Vincent forged his law firm into a firm specializing in business litigation, consumer fraud, and class actions. For 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...
Peter S. Lubin
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(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatChicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
Employment, Business, Communications and Consumer
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...
Samuel E. Neschis
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Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(847) 635-7877 2400 E Devon Ave
#284
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Fordham University School of Law
Sam Neschis works with businesses and business owners in a variety of industries. Sam began his career at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where he gained valuable trial and investigative experience. He has been practicing corporate and commercial law in Chicago since 2002 representing businesses and individuals in a wide range of areas including shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, general employment matters, restrictive employment covenants (including non-competition and non-solicitation matters), commercial fraud, and unfair competition. He also represents clients in real estate, trust, and probate...
Faraz Nayyar
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(630) 529-9377 One Lincoln Centre
18W140 Butterfield Rd., Floor 15
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Oakbrook Terrace, IL Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Employment, Criminal, Immigration and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Former Attorney for the United States Department of Labor and United States Department of Justice. Years of complex litigation experience.
Ethan White
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Oak Brook, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 984-0339 2021 Midwest Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Employment and Business
Northwestern University School of Law
Ethan White is a cum laude graduate of Northwestern University School of Law with more than a decade of pure litigation experience. Ethan’s practice focuses on counseling clients and litigating commercial and employment-related matters, with near daily courtroom experience in both state and federal courts. In addition, he frequently appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Humans Rights, the Illinois Department of Labor, and various mediation forums. Ethan has tried cases in DuPage County, Cook County, and the Northern District of Illinois and has litigated matters in nearly every other county in the Chicagoland area.

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Antonio DeBlasio
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 25 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...
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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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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Jillian Tattersall
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
Employment and Civil Rights
Harvard Law School
Jillian Tattersall’s practice focuses on labor and employment law.

Before moving to Chicago, Jillian worked as an associate in a New York City law firm, representing clients in all aspects of employment law and civil rights litigation. Prior to that, Jillian clerked for United State Magistrate Judges Blewitt, Mannion, and Smyser in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Jillian graduated from The George Washington University before attending Harvard Law School where she served as the Senior Executive Editor for the BlackLetter Law Journal.

Jillian comes to Bellas & Wachowski following several years working as a freelance attorney with a focus on the nonprofit arts...
Tami Ann Tolitano
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Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(847) 635-7877 2400 E Devon Ave
#284
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Real Estate and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Samuel Bae
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Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(847) 813-6992 2720 South River Road
Suite 246
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Employment, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
M. Ammar Shamaileh
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Park Ridge, IL Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(847) 656-5270 350 S. Northwest Hwy
Suite 300
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Employment, Appeals, Business and Communications
Rutgers University - Camden
Quinton Osborne
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Glen Ellyn, IL Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(331) 702-1538 799 Roosevelt Road, Suite 3-201
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Employment
Donald W. Fohrman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney
(800) 437-2571 101 W. Grand Avenue, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60610
Employment, Animal, Elder and Workers' Comp
William Alexander Price
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Warrenville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(800) 630-4780 PO Box 1425
Warrenville, IL 60555
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Securities and Tax
Duke University School of Law and Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg-Im-Breisgau, Germany
Attorney Bill Price has decades of experience writing Illinois laws and influencing the Illinois regulations that he helps companies use to their benefit.

Bill’s practice includes business and administrative litigation, international and national transactions, and nonprofit law. His clients tend to center in the Chicago area and downstate Illinois, but companies throughout the world – including ones in Pakistan, Indonesia, Japan, Germany and the UK – reach out to Bill and GrowthLaw.

Bill Price is the current chair of the Institute for Illinois Business Laws. He also has served as chair for the Corporation, Securities and Business Law Section Council...
Adam Gana
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111 W Jackson
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Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Insurance Claims
New York Law School
Adam Gana serves as the managing partner of the law firm of Gana Weinstein LLP. His practice focuses on all aspects of securities arbitration. Mr. Gana's experience includes securities arbitration and litigation in various dispute resolution forums including JAMS, NFA and FINRA and litigation in both State and Federal Courts. As lead counsel, Mr. Gana has tried more than forty cases to verdict before the state and federal trial and appellate courts, AAA, and has settled hundreds more cases through mediation and direct negotiation.

Mr. Gana was named in the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for eight straight years (an...
Peter M. LaSorsa
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 505-5038 55 E Monroe St
#3800A
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
John Marshall Law School
I am a unique Illinois lawyer who represents individuals, consumers and small business owners. I have two office locations to better serve you--one in downtown Chicago and one just outside Peoria. If you have been seriously injured, physically or monetarily I am here to help you. I handle sexual harassment cases as well as personal injury cases, including wrongful death cases, throughout the state of Illinois. I can help you through the complex legal system. My priority is client satisfaction. Unlike most attorneys I am available seven days a week and can work around your schedule.

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Stephen A. Glickman
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(312) 960-9550 55 West Monroe Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Employment
DePaul College of Law
Stephen A. Glickman is a top-rated senior Chicago employment law attorney who has successfully represented employers and executives in a wide range of employment law matters for over 30 years.

Dedicated exclusively to employment law, his practice covers all areas of employment law, including human resources, management defense, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, executive employment contracts, executive compensation, non-compete agreements, executive severance, and separation agreements, as well as employment law litigation in federal and state court.

He provides a full range of quality legal services, including advice, counsel, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Glickman has...
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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Carol Coplan Babbitt
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience

I am a Chicago based litigation attorney who has been practicing law since 1988. I opened my own law firm in 1997 and I have been a successful solo-practitioner ever since. I take a tenacious, results driven, approach to... Read More »
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John R. Walker
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 30 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,...
Wayne Outten
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 45 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 Chair and Founding Partner of Outten & Golden LLP. He was the Managing Partner from the founding of the firm in 1998 until the end of 2018. 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...
Charles G. Wentworth
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Glen Ellyn, IL Employment Law Attorney with 15 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...
Jennifer M. Danish
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 561-3010 205 N Michigan Ave Ste 3910
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment and Insurance Claims
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...
Jolianne S. Alexander
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Wheaton, IL Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(630) 665-7300 1737 South Naperville Road
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Employment
Jolianne S. Alexander practices in the firm’s employment law group. She brings to the firm’s practice, a dynamic and diverse perspective, which stems from her years of experience in practicing employment law as an in-house counsel, and as both a plaintiff’s and defense attorney. Prior to joining the firm, she has handled a wide variety of complex litigation arising under the Illinois Human Rights Act and Title VII, as well as other employment-related statutes. She has successfully drafted and argued dispositive motions, conducted solo jury and bench trials at both the Illinois Human Rights Commission and in state court, and...
Arik D. Hetue
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Burr Ridge, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 10 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,...
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 44 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...
Matthew M Rossetti
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(312) 650-9087 53 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 1424
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Employment, Business, Communications and Entertainment & Sports
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Matt Rossetti is the founder of Sentient Law, Ltd. and a founding member of the Forbes Legal Council. Matt brings over a decade of experience with digital marketing, software development, and e-commerce in addition to his experience as a business attorney. He works with a variety of companies, entrepreneurs, and inventors in multiple areas, including, but not limited to: blockchain, brick and mortar, construction, cryptocurrencies, ecommerce, healthcare, and virtual reality. Matt is passionate about working with companies from the idea stage to fundraising and/or exit.

Matt also serves as General Counsel to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and...
Amit S. Bindra
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer 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
Justin Schwartz
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(847) 687-5477 1723 W. Devon Ave
No. 607882
Chicago, IL 60660
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
Ohio State University - Columbus
“Justice for all” is my philosophy. I have worked as a big firm lawyer, law professor, and judicial law clerk on the Chicago federal trial and appeals courts. I have been a lawyer since 1999. I also have a PhD from Michigan and advanced degrees from Cambridge and Princeton, as well as my J.D. (summa) from Ohio State Law. I think ordinary people, under-served populations, and small businesses deserve the quality of representation, at a reasonable price, that I gave my former corporate clients. That's why I started the Law Office of Justin Schwartz. A police officer in a...
David Porter
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience

David Porter, Esq. is an experienced, dedicated, and effective advocate for Chicago’s workforce. Mr. Porter received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1982 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from... Read More »
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Jillian Tattersall
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

Jillian Tattersall’s practice focuses on labor and employment law. Before moving to Chicago, Jillian worked as an associate in a New York City law firm, representing clients in all aspects of employment law and civil... Read More »
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Michael Bartolic
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 15 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...
Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
LORI L. DEEM is an employment lawyer in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Deem represents employees/plaintiffs exclusively in various types of employment matters in all a number of forums, including federal or state court, governmental agencies and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) settings.

Ms. Deem primarily regularly represents individual executives and employees for negotiation and litigation in a variety of employment-related matters, including the following areas: employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge (including whistleblower claims under The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations, and related employment torts. She also has extensive experience as well as drafting and negotiating of...
Bill Boznos
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Naperville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(630) 375-1958 1700 Park Street
Suite 203
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Estate Planning
John Marshall Law School
William P. Boznos is the founding attorney of Boznos Law. He brings a unique 360 degree perspective to its advice and advocacy. He has served as in house senior counsel for a Fortune 500 Company for over a decade. In addition, he has served as Director of Human Resources and Vice President of Human Resources for both privately held and large publicly held companies for years, including Harrah’s Casinos, the largest gaming operation in the world. This unique background gave him an unprecedented access to company CEO’s, human resources departments, and the corporate insight you need. He has represented both...
David Porter
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(312) 236-1207 33 N LaSalle St, #2000
Chicago, IL 60602
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Hofstra University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
David Porter, Esq. is an experienced, dedicated, and effective advocate for Chicago’s workforce.

Mr. Porter received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1982 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University in New York in 1985.

After law school Mr. Porter practiced law in New York for 10 years. Then he and his family moved to Illinois (to be closer to their family members), where he has been in private practice since 1995 (all at his current location).

For the last 30 years Mr. Porter has devoted himself to the practice of employment law primarily on behalf of employees....
David B. Levin
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 27 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.
Marcia A. Franklin
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Northfield, IL Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 701-2252 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Marcia worked with the Federal Communications Commission as an attorney in the Mass Media Bureau and as Branch Manager in the Common Carrier Bureau from 1982 through 1987, and at MCI Telecommunications as a senior attorney from 1987 through 1994. Thereafter, she worked as a consultant until joining Kaplan & Greenswag LLC in January 2007.

Marcia is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Marcia also serves on the Northbrook Plan Commission.
Richard A. Greenswag
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Northfield, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(847) 701-2251 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
Rick was affiliated with and became a partner in the law firm Chandler & Greenswag, P.C. from 1979-1993. Thereafter, he operated the Law Offices of Richard A. Greenswag, P.C. from 1993 until he then became a founding member of Kaplan & Greenswag LLC until March of 2011 when Greenswag & Associates, P.C. was formed.

Rick is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Rick is also a member of the Board of Directors and is President of PADS Crisis Services, Inc., a charitable organization serving the needs of the homeless in...
Richard J. Miller
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Schaumburg, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 995-1205 1051 Perimeter Drive
Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Employment, Business and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Richard J. Miller was born on July 1, 1966, in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Arizona State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. After graduating from ASU he relocated to Southern California whereby he worked as a top finance executive in the high technology business during the .com boom. While living in California, Mr. Miller received an MBA degree in Finance from California State University located in Long Beach. Mr. Miller received his JD degree from John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2007. Additionally, Mr. Miller was admitted to the Federal...
Ted A Donner
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Wheaton, IL Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(630) 588-1131 Donner & Company Law Offices LLC
1125 Wheaton Oaks Court
Wheaton, IL 60187
Employment, Business, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Ted Donner (Attorney) started his legal studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1987 after a ten-year stint as the box office manager of The Second City in Chicago. His professional experience since then includes work as a law clerk for Corboy & Demetrio, P.C., a summer internship at Welsh & Katz, Ltd., and work as an associate with Rock, Fusco, Reynolds & Garvey, Ltd. Before opening Donner & Company Law Offices LLC, he was an Associate and then Of Counsel to the litigation practice group at Altheimer & Gray, where his practice was concentrated in insurance...
Ryan F. Stephan
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(312) 233-1550 205 N Michigan Ave
Suite 2560
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment and Medical Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Ryan Stephan is a founding partner of Stephan Zouras, LLP. Ryan represents people from all walks of life in class and individual civil litigation. Specifically, Ryan has helped thousands of clients recover damages in cases involving unpaid overtime, employment disputes, business litigation, products liability and personal injury. Ryan has successfully tried cases to verdict including obtaining a $9,000,000 verdict on behalf of 200 employees who were misclassified and denied overtime pay. Ryan has also served as lead or co-lead counsel on numerous complex class and collective action cases involving wage and hour matters and has helped...
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Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law7th Circuit, Illinois and U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Creighton University School of Law and University of Nebraska College of Law8th Circuit, Nebraska, United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, 7th Circuit, Illinois, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar and U.S. Supreme Court
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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.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

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

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