Jennifer helps a wide range of clients solve their toughest labor and employment law challenges. She represents clients in litigation and dispute resolution, provides day-to-day counseling to employers, and advises clients during state and federal agency investigations. Her experience covers the areas of law most needed in managing the contemporary workplace, including wage and hour disputes, allegations of discrimination and retaliation, workplace harassment allegations, noncompete agreements, USERRA compliance and alleged violations, whistleblower claims, and the protection of employees’ personal data.

In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit clarified that an employer can violate the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) by discouraging an employee from taking FMLA leave, even without actually denying an FMLA leave request.Continue Reading Seventh Circuit Issues Decision Addressing Employer Interference With FMLA Leave