Employment Law

Even with the best employment practices in place, corporations may still end up facing administrative proceeding or litigation. Our attorneys have defended hundreds of employment cases before the Employment Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR). We have also assisted clients through the IDOL, IDES and OSHA audit/investigation process.

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Employment law is complicated. Your employees can be your greatest asset, but navigating the complex web of employment laws can be difficult for even the more skilled HR professional. Our attorneys regularly advised employers on all types of employment matters, including:

When it comes to employment litigation, WPD’s attorneys knowledgeably guide and aggressively defend our clients. We help you make decisions by providing you with thorough advice while always keeping the bigger picture and litigation costs in mind.

Our attorneys have successfully defended companies against discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other claims on the basis of:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wrongful termination
  • Breach of contract
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
  • Wage and hour violations