Shorewood, Illinois Employment Lawyers

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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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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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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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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Thomas P. Polacek
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Joliet, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(815) 727-0100 3601 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60431
Employment and Personal Injury
Washington University School of Law
Tom practices primarily in the area of personal injury, representing the seriously injured in state and federal trial courts. He also represents clients in general administrative litigation. Tom has litigation experience before trial and appellate courts in Missouri and Illinois, including arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court. He has represented clients and tried cases in U.S. Federal Courts in the Illinois Central and Northern Districts.

Tom was an academic All-American football player at Washington University in St. Louis and is married to a former national champion volleyball player. He maintains a strong interest in all sports and counts riding his bicycle,...
Patrick D. Cummings
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Woodridge, IL Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(312) 578-9501 3550 Hobson Road, Suite 203
Woodridge, IL 60517
Employment, Asbestos, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Northern Illinois University
Chicago attorney focusing on helping people who have suffered injuries in truck or motor vehicle crashes. I also represents individuals involved in workers compensation claims, people who have not been treated fairly by their own insurance company, and people who have been wrongfully or unlawfully fired by their employers.
David J Fish
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Naperville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 355-7590 200 E. 5th Avenue
Suite 123
Naperville, IL 60565
Employment and Business
Northern Illinois University
David is also well-respected in the legal community. For example, he was named an Illinois “Rising Star” attorney by Law and Politics Magazine during 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He also received a 5.0 out of 5.0 “preeminent” ranking from Martindale Hubbell. David has, on several occasions, lectured at educational seminars for lawyers and other professionals. He has moderated a continuing legal education panel of federal magistrates and judges on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, he has presented before the Illinois State Bar Association on electronic discovery rules, and he testified before the United States Judicial Conference...
Ethan Zelizer
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Naperville, IL Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(630) 551-8374 HR Law Counsel, LLC
3108 State Route 59, Suite 124-205
Naperville, IL 60565
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Ethan G. Zelizer is a nationally respected employment and labor law attorney, senior certified human resources professional and a certified labor relations professional, based in Chicago, Illinois. Ethan has extensive experience working with both management and employees. He has extensive experience representing and advising employers in various industries including financial services, aerospace, manufacturing, and food distribution, in all aspects of labor and employment law. He regularly appears before federal and state courts, federal arbitration panels, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and the Human Rights Commission. Ethan...
Brian D. Moore
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Aurora, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 717-7801 75 Executive Dr
#343
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationEmployment
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Naperville, IL Employment Law Lawyer
(630) 904-8137 2219 Sisters Ave
Naperville, IL 60564
Employment
Orland Park, IL Employment Law Attorney
(708) 349-2772 10703 W 159th St
Orland Park, IL 60467
Employment
Adam Gana
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111 W Jackson
#1700
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Insurance Claims
New York Law School
Daniel J. Voelker
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(312) 870-5430 600 W Jackson Blvd
#100
Chicago, IL 60661
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
The Voelker Litigation Group represents clients in contract, business, construction, real estate, trust and estate, class action, financial institution, intellectual property, and labor and employment disputes. The firm and its attorneys have handled cases of all sizes from the relatively small matter to high-stakes litigation and have represented a cross-section of clients from the entrepreneur or sole-proprietor, to middle market and Fortune 500 companies.

The founder of the firm, Daniel J. Voelker, has built a solid reputation as a highly-effective trial attorney, a skilled negotiator and a person with exceptional financial savvy. He has been a litigator for over 30 years...
Philip Fornaro
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Hinsdale, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 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,...
Brent Keller
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Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois
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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Justin Schwartz
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 20 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...
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,...
Peter S. Lubin
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Elmhurst, IL Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(833) 306-4933 360 W Butterfield Rd
#325
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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...
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 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. ...
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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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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Ross Peters
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(800) 532-7400 415 N. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60654
Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationEmployment, Construction, Legal Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Northwestern University School of Law
Ross is the President of The Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd. and has been named one of Illinois’ top lawyers by the Leading Lawyers Network. He focuses his practice on representing victims of sexual harassment, employment law, discrimination, personal injury claims (including medical malpractice) and business litigation. Ross has handled over one thousand cases throughout Illinois. In addition to settling major cases, he has tried numerous significant cases to verdict. Further, he has participated in countless mediations and arbitrations. Ross’s opinions and advice have been sought by national television shows, print media, and radio stations. As...
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...
Raymond Barbosa
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(312) 223-9885 123 W. Madison St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Employment, Business, Immigration and Real Estate
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
I have a law and graduate law degree (Taxation) from New York University School of Law, an M.B.A. (finance) from New York University Stern School of Business, and a B.S. degree (accounting) from Fordham University. I am admitted to practice in New York and in Illinois. I am also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court,the Federal District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of Illinois; and in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. I am a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association,...
Richard K. Hellerman
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(855) 454-5529 222 S Riverside Plaza
#2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
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.
Michael Bartolic
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(312) 635-1600 29 South LaSalle
Suite 1120
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Bartolic advises executives and other professionals regarding executive compensation and benefits, and represents them in all ERISA litigation. His practice is devoted exclusively to representing individuals such as executives and directors, managers, brokers, traders, investment advisors, attorneys, physicians, and educators. He helps the professionals obtain and protect the compensation and benefits they have earned through initial negotiation of compensation and benefits, internal administrative claims and appeals, and federal litigation if necessary. Mr. Bartolic also consults other attorneys on matters involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). His practice includes advising: personal injury and workers compensation lawyers regarding rights of...
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...
Kirsten M. Dunne
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(312) 464-1234 One E Wacker Dr #3800
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Notre Dame Law School
Ms. Dunne is an appellate lawyer at the law offices of GWC Injury Lawyers LLC and is based out of our Chicago location. An accomplished lawyer, Kirsten's legal ability it an asset to our law firm and the clients that she helps to protect. If you or someone that you love requires the assistance of a proven, experienced personal injury attorney, contact Ms. Dunne today at (312) 464-1234 or toll free at (800) 464-4772.
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...
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...
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,...
Jaclyn N. Diaz
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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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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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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.

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.
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.
Jolianne S. Alexander
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Wheaton, IL Employment Law Attorney with 6 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...
Steven B. Ekker
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Sugar Grove, IL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 234-4682 221 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Employment, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Attorney Steven Ekker began practicing law in Illinois in 1993. Since then, he has distinguished himself throughout Illinois courtrooms for outstanding legal services in a wide variety of practice areas. Focusing on civil litigation, Mr. Ekker is skilled in handling cases involving: personal injury; commercial and business disputes; real estate litigation; general civil litigation; divorce and family law; contract disputes; wage, salary, commission and other employment disputes; foreclosures; defamation; and, appeals.

With experience representing both sides of civil disputes, Mr. Ekker is able to effectively anticipate strategies from opposing counsel. He has a track record for success both in state and...
David Porter
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 33 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....
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....
Katrina M. Taraska
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Chicago, IL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(877) 368-0233 33 N Dearborn St
#1930
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Unique to Ms. Taraska’s chosen career in personal injury law, she was the victim of a propane gas explosion, in which a commercial building collapsed on her, her mother, brother and a close family friend. The explosion left Taraska with extensive second and third degree burns early in her life. She was hospitalized for 3 months, during which she underwent skin grafting of her arms, legs, hands, and chest. Incredibly, a year prior to the explosion, Ms. Taraska’s father and a reconstructive surgeon opened the only downstate burn unit in Peoria where she was successfully treated despite the severity of...
Samuel E. Neschis
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Des Plaines, IL Employment Law Attorney with 19 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
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.
Garrett Browne
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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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George S. Bellas
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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.


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.