Palatine, Illinois Employment Lawyers

Marcia Gerber Cotler
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 30 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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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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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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Jillian Tattersall
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 14 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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Kenneth C. Apicella
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Palatine, IL Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(847) 934-6000 4811 Emerson, Suite 110
Palatine, IL 60067
Employment, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Susan Dawson
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Rolling Meadows, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Susan L. Dawson earned her juris doctorate at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2000 with a concentration in corporate/business law and taxation. Licensed in Illinois since 2000, Susan has spent her entire career representing businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs and employees. She has a wide range of experience working with clients on local, national and international levels. Susan delivers a commitment to service which surpasses client's expectations, promptly meeting tight deadlines and quickly responding to pressing matters as they arise. Susan is equally involved in the community, dedicating significant time and effort to supporting numerous not-for profit...
Philip Prorok
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Rolling Meadows, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 390
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Employment, Business, IP and Landlord Tenant
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Philip A. Prorok earned his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2010, with a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. Philip previously worked as a law clerk for Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, learning the ins and outs of WPD’s various practice areas. He spent last summer working in the Cook County Assessor’s Office, dealing with property tax assessment matters and other issues affecting the running of that governmental office. Philip graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2007, with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He has passed the United States Patent and Trademark Registration Examination and is...
Thomas Hargrove
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Hoffman Estates, IL Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(847) 310-0025 2300 Barrington Rd
Suite 220
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Insurance Claims
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I provide advice and counsel to professionals and businesses in a wide variety of industries. I realize that solutions to many problems require the involvement of others who provide counsel to my clients, and as a result, I often works alongside a client’s accountant, financial consultant, or other professional.

I am an active litigator, and also on employment issues, insurance coverage disputes and business law, including contractual disputes and construction issues. I have many years of experience in analyzing and evaluating contractual, statutory and regulatory rights and obligations in matters that affect most small to mid-size business. ...
Joette Doran
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Hoffman Estates, IL Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(847) 490-5309 2300 N Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Employment
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Joette S. Doran & Associates, P.C. is a civil litigation law firm committed to providing our clients with zealous representation, effective dispute resolution, and prompt reporting. Joette S. Doran has more than 25 years of legal experience. Ms. Doran has successfully represented clients in all aspects of litigation including administrative and arbitration proceedings and has successfully tried cases to verdict. She has also successfully negotiated favorable settlements using cost-effective alternative dispute resolution in appropriate cases, including arbitration and mediation. Joette S. Doran & Associates provides advice and counsel regarding a full range of employment matters. The litigation practice includes...
Mr. Michael T. Smith Esquire
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Roselle, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(847) 895-0626 440 W. Irving Park Road
Roselle, IL 60172
Employment
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Employment, Business, Personal Injury 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....
Faraz Nayyar
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Employment Law Attorney with 8 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
Former Attorney for the United States Department of Labor and United States Department of Justice. Years of complex litigation experience.
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...
Peter S. Lubin
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(833) 306-4933 1 S Wacker Dr
#3140
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationEmployment, 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...
Brent Keller
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois
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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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Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(630) 333-0000 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. 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...
Diana C. Taylor
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Libertyville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(847) 816-8100 712 Florsheim Dr
Libertyville, IL 60048
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Tulane University School of Law
Diana Taylor focuses her general litigation practice on the areas of personal injury, employment, and contract disputes. She has led litigation against individuals, small businesses, and professionals and served as a key contributor in multi-faceted litigation and disputes against corporate defendants including insurance carriers, car manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, and international unions.

At Tulane University Law School, Taylor pursued a certificate in sports law, which emphasized contract, labor and employment, negotiation, and intellectual property issues. She has had several opportunities to work with these topics through work with New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Hornets, Friedman & Salisbury Sports Management LLC, and...
Richard A. Greenswag
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Northfield, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 40 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...
Marcia A. Franklin
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Northfield, IL Employment Law Attorney with 38 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.
Hilary Elizabeth Wild
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Wheaton, IL Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(630) 653-1577 1776 South Naperville Road
Suite 104 A
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Colorado Law School
Jillian Tattersall
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Scott G. Richmond
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South Elgin, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(847) 695-2400 2000 McDonald Road
Suite 200
South Elgin, IL 60177
Employment, Collections, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Scott G. Richmond practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, banking, collections, employment, Landlord-Tenant law including evictions, personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation, real estate short sales, homeowner and condominium association representation and zoning/land use issues. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Richmond was named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Mr. Richmond is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association (where he's served as General Counsel...
Marcia Gerber Cotler
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(847) 498-6040 5 Revere Dr
#200
Northbrook, IL 60062
Northbrook, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
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...
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...
Dana Djokic
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience

Dana Djokic worked in-house for AIG Staff Counsel from 2006 through 2018 handling the defense of workers' compensation claims of various complexities. She has tried many cases before the Illinois Workers' Compensation... Read More »
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Carol Coplan Babbitt
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 31 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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James J. DeSanto
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Libertyville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(847) 816-8100 712 Florsheim Dr
Libertyville, IL 60048
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Insurance Claims
DePaul College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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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Neda Nozari
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Evanston, IL Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(847) 861-7900 1555 Sherman Ave.
Suite 338
Evanston, IL 60201
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Neda Nozari is an attorney and mediator with her office based in Evanston, Illinois. Neda’s experience includes but is not limited to the practice areas of business, employment, real estate, fair housing and education. She has experience mediating a vast range of legal, personal and organizational issues. She is a highly skilled negotiator and a trained and proficient facilitator of communication.

She graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and later from The John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate. Her greatest skill is being able to understand the needs and interests of parties and to...
Ted A Donner
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Wheaton, IL Employment Law Attorney with 28 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...
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
Bradford Block
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Northbrook, IL Employment Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(847) 559-0860 400 Skokie Blvd
Suite 550
Northbrook, IL 60062
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
DePaul College of Law
BRADFORD E. BLOCK is the principal of the Law Offices of Bradford E. Block, in Northbrook, IL. He has been an attorney for more than 35 years and practices in the areas of business formation, mergers and acquisitions, not-for-profit organizations, private foundations, equity financing, tax law, and the preparation and negotiation of corporate and technology contracts. Mr. Block has lectured to various professional groups on matters related to limited liability companies, partnerships, business transactions, S-corporations, and tax exempt organizations. He is a former adjunct professor of business planning and partnership law at DePaul University. Mr. Block is also a commercial...
Samuel Bae
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Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney with 20 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
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
M. Ammar Shamaileh
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Park Ridge, IL Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(847) 656-5270 350 S. Northwest Hwy
Suite 300
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Employment, Appeals, Business and Communications
Rutgers University - Camden
Rolling Meadows, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(312) 788-3310 3701 Algonquin Road Ste 390
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Employment
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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David Porter
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Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 33 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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Barrington, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(847) 382-8354 230 Frances Ln
Barrington, IL 60010
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
Schaumburg, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(847) 995-1205 1051 Perimeter Drive, Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Employment
Arlington Heights, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(847) 670-9000 3030 W Salt Creek Ln
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Employment and Education
Northbrook, IL Employment Law Attorney
2 The Court of Charlwood
Northbrook, IL 60062
Employment, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northbrook, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(224) 205-5041 1 Astellas Way
Northbrook, IL 60062
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Environmental
Northwestern Univ School of Law
Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney
(847) 294-9900 770 Lee St
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Riverwoods, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(512) 569-0970 2700 Lake Cook Rd
Riverwoods, IL 60015
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
University of Connecticut School of Law
Lake Forest, IL Employment Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(847) 735-1779 120 Pembroke Dr
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Employment and Business
Northbrook, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 61 years experience
(847) 412-9917 3851 Mission Hills Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Employment
Deerfield, IL Employment Law Lawyer
500 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Employment, Business, Consumer and IP
University of Michigan Law School
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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Jaclyn N. Diaz
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Illinois Employment Law Lawyer

Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Illinois College of LawIllinois and U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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Palatine Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
(630) 690-2130
Wheaton, IL

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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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