Rockford, Illinois Employment Lawyers

Steven Whitmore
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Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(815) 986-0810 220 E. State St.
Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61104
Employment and Civil Rights
Richard P. Walsh
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Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(815) 981-4841 1707 East State St.
Rockford, IL 61104
Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(815) 490-4919 100 Park Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment and Tax
John Marshall Law School
Rockford, Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(815) 490-4915 100 Park Avenue
Rockford, ILLINOIS 61105
Employment and Personal Injury
Rockford, Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(815) 490-4936 100 Park Avenue
Rockford, ILLINOIS 61105
Employment and Education
Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(815) 490-4913 100 Park Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
University of Colorado School of Law
Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(815) 490-4900 100 Park Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment and Bankruptcy
Suffolk University Law School
Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(815) 490-4905 100 Park Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment
Southern Illinois University College of Law
Rockford, Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(815) 490-4935 100 Park Avenue
Rockford, ILLINOIS 61105
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Rockford, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(815) 490-4947 100 Park Ave
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment and Environmental
John Marshall Law School
Rockford, Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(815) 490-4916 100 Park Avenue
Rockford, ILLINOIS 61105
Employment
Rockford, IL Employment Law Attorney
(815) 987-8946 120 W State St
Rockford, IL 61101
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
Rockford, Illinois Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(815) 490-4917 100 Park Avenue
Rockford, ILLINOIS 61105
Employment and Education
Northern Illinois University College of Law
James G Militello III
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Woodstock, IL Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(815) 338-2040 747 S. Eastwood Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Militello is the Managing Parter at Prime Law Group, LLC. Prime Law Group is truly a team of lawyers and staff. Our collaborative approach often takes the form of cooperation to share past experiences and develop creative approaches to new issues. This team approach has the additional advantage that if a new issue suddenly arises or an existing project becomes a top client priority, we can quickly assign additional lawyers who will already have the background necessary to tackle the problem at full speed.
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...
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. ...
James G. Ahlberg
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Rochelle, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(815) 562-4443 501 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 358
Rochelle, IL 61068
Employment, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Illinois College of Law
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...
Elizabeth Chavez
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Geneva, IL Employment Law Attorney
(630) 232-7450 10 W State Street, Suite 200
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationEmployment, Antitrust and Civil Rights
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Ms. Chavez counsels and represents employees in a variety of employment litigation matters including discrimination (based on age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion and sexual orientation), sexual harassment, Family Medical Leave Act and retaliation claims. Ms. Chavez has experience representing employees in front of administrative agencies (the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the Illinois Department of Labor) and state and federal courts. The services offered by Ms. Chavez range from the review of a severance package, to representation at the administrative level--Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to legal representation in state and federal court.
Kathleen Currie Chavez
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Geneva, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 232-7450 10 West State Street, Suite 200
Geneva, IL 60134
Employment, Business, Consumer and Workers' Comp
Northwestern University School of Law
Crystal Lake, Illinois Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(815) 459-5123 500 Coventry Lane
Crystal Lake, ILLINOIS 60014
Employment, Business, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
University of Illinois College of Law
St Charles, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 377-1554 2035 Foxfield Rd
St Charles, IL 60174
Employment
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. ...
Philip Fornaro
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Hinsdale, IL Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 639-4320 23 Lincoln Street
Unit 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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
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.

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 11 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....
Cameron Ross Monti
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 15 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...
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 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...
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,...
Jennifer M. Danish
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 10 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...
Adam Gana
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2045 W Grand Ave
#76604
Chicago, IL 60612
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Insurance Claims
New York Law School
Vincent L. DiTommaso
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(630) 333-0000 17W220 W 22nd St
#410
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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 M. LaSorsa
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 16 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.

I am...
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,...
Kristen E. Prinz
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(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
Chicago Attorney Kristen E. Prinz is the Founder and Managing Partner at The Prinz Law Firm, a premier firm representing clients in complex business and employment matters. Over the last decade, Ms. Prinz has litigated employment issues in both state and federal courts, and has handled cases at both the trial and appellate levels. Her successful experience with administrative agencies and arbitration panels allows her to handle these cases with confidence, and has litigated numerous cases which helped clarify and advance the law. To learn more about how Kristen Prinz can help you, call her firm today at (312) 212-4450.
Paul Mollica
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(312) 809-7010 161 N. Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Employment
DePaul College of Law
PAUL W. MOLLICA joined Outten & Golden LLP in Chicago, IL as Counsel in 2010. Mr. Mollica has wide appellate experience, including dozens of appeals in state and federal courts, and has often authored or co-authored amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals for such national organizations as the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, ACLU, NAACP, AARP, People for the American Way, and the National Employment Lawyers Association. He is also a frequent author and lecturer (for lawyers and courts) in the area of employment discrimination. He served as executive editor on the...
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...
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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Oak Brook, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 560-1123 2001 Midwest Rd
Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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...
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
Garrett W. Browne has been with Ed Fox & Associates, Ltd. since the firm's inception in 1999. While attending law school in New York City, Garrett concentrated his academic studies in labor and employment law while working as an intern for the U.S. Department of Labor, and law clerk for the Mayor's Office of Labor Relations for the City of New York. After graduating from law school, Garrett moved to Chicago to pursue his interest in litigating the claims of individuals who have had their dignity and basic rights violated by government, law enforcement, employers, and nursing homes.

While Garrett has...
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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.