Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Practices nationally in the area of employment, including litigation and counseling on behalf of management. Regularly represents employers in matters arising under federal, state, and local employment laws, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), and various state statutes and common law doctrines relating to employment. Also represents both companies and individuals in matters relating to unfair competition and the enforcement of restrictive covenants, such as confidentiality and non-compete agreements. In addition to litigation practice, negotiates and drafts employment and separation agreements, provides management training, and advises employers on implementing personnel policies and mitigating risk in employment decisions.
Regularly arbitrates employment matters. Also speaks at industry conferences and gives management training sessions through organizations such as the Council on Education in Management and the Institute for Applied Management and Law. Has also taught a graduate level course in Human Resource Law at Loyola University’s Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations.
Graduated with honors from the National Law Center at George Washington University and received undergraduate degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.