The Employment Litigation practice involves representation of employers in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest, and before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Illinois Department of Human, on allegations of discrimination. Mr. Lacey has defended employers on discrimination claims involving:
Title VII claims (age, race, sex, national origin, religion)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Mr. Lacey has conducted jury and bench trials on employment issues and has represented companies in arbitrations and mediations. The firm also conducts investigations on allegations of employee misconduct in the workplace.
The firm is results-driven and cost conscience with respect to its Employment Litigation. Experience and capabilities have lead to favorable outcomes for clients including, but not limited to:
Obtaining favorable ruling in labor arbitration involving termination of employees for rule violations.
Obtaining jury verdict for client-employer in employment discrimination case involving claim of wrongful termination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Obtaining “no substantial finding” rulings from Illinois Department of Human Rights in favor of employers on claims of wrongful termination levied by former employees.
Obtaining favorable summary judgment rulings on behalf of employers.