Kate focuses on employment counseling for employers and management and defending employers in federal, state, and administrative litigation. Clients value Kate’s litigation skills and proactive, strategic employment counseling related to:
- Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Wage and hour claims, including exemption status, overtime issues, and audits by the U.S. Department of Labor and Illinois Department of Labor
- Employee leave issues including Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
- Non-compete claims
- Wrongful termination, hiring, evaluation and discipline of employees, harassment investigations, and employee handbook and policies
Kate counsels clients across a broad spectrum of industries including non-profits, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, healthcare, and higher education.