Employment Law


Experience in Employment Law

Alleged Civil Rights Violations by Petroleum Service ProviderSuccessfully defended a petroleum service provider against allegations of Civil Rights violations based upon alleged religious discrimination.

Alleged Employment Discrimination of Employee of Defense Contract Management Agency Contractor Morris v. Northstar Aero. (Chi.) Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150091 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 29, 2011).Obtained dismissal of military defense contractor in suit arising out of employment and oversight practices and alleged discrimination of DCMA contractor employee.

Fair Labor Standards Act Wage and Hours DisputesSuccessfully defended employers against numerous claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act for alleged misclassification of non-exempt employees and unpaid overtime wages.

Federal and State Employment Discrimination ClaimsRepresented numerous employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights in relation to claims of alleged employment discrimination.

Employment Discrimination Case Filed by Professor Against College and Administrators

Gillard v. Bd. of Trs., 393 Fed. App'x. 399 (7th Cir. 2010). 

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of employment discrimination suit filed by college professor against college and administrators for alleged violations of Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Prevailed on plaintiff's appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Defamation Action Against College and Nursing Faculty InstructorsObtained summary judgment on behalf of college administrators and nursing faculty instructors in defamation suit filed by department chairperson.

Alleged Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination by Petroleum Service ProviderSuccessfully moved for dismissal on behalf of petroleum service provider against alleging sexual harassment and employment discrimination.