Annette Tyman

Ms. Tyman is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She is a member of the Firm’s Complex Discrimination Litigation practice group and the OFCCP & Affirmative Action Compliance team.

Ms. Tyman’s primary focus is defending employers in a wide range of employment discrimination matters, with an emphasis on complex collective, class action and multi-plaintiff litigation. Her practice includes representation of numerous national corporations in a wide range of discrimination and harassment matters brought under various federal and state statutes including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, The Illinois Human Rights Act, The Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act, and the Minnesota Human Rights Act. Ms. Tyman has successfully litigated cases in federal and state courts and agencies in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania.

Ms. Tyman also represents federal contractors and subcontractors in affirmative action compliance matters involving OFCCP proceedings, including audits and pre-audit review and analysis of data. Ms. Tyman also advises employers on matters related to personnel practices to ensure compliance with mandates impacting recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, discipline, and termination.

Ms. Tyman has contributed to written testimony on proposed labor & employment legislation and regulations pending before the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Tyman is the chair of the Chicago Diversity Action Team, a member of the Associate Mentoring Committee, and actively participates in pro bono and other charitable activities.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment, 2) Employment Litigation, 3) Complex Discrimination Litigation, 4) OFCCP & Affirmative Action Compliance, 5) Background Screening Compliance & Litigation, 6) Hiring and 7) Testing & Selection
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D., 2005)
Admitted Year 2001
Education Loyola University, Chicago (M.B.A.,2004); Indiana University (B.S.,1999)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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