Bennett L. Epstein

Bennett L. Epstein is a partner and labor and employment lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Since 1978, he has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law and has extensive experience in resolving disputes between executives and their employers, including conflicts concerning age discrimination, written and implied employment contracts, and financial or sexual impropriety. He is an authority on civil rights, downsizing, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims, union negotiations and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mr. Epstein is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice and the Health Care Industry Team.

Mr. Epstein’s experience includes representation of both public and private employers. His clients include advertising agencies, media, distribution, financial services, engineering, manufacturing and distribution companies. He serves as outside counsel for Chicago Public Media (WBEZ, an NPR member station).

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Areas of Practice 1) ADA & FMLA Compliance, 2) Discrimination, 3) Harassment & Retaliation, 4) Labor & Employment, 5) Labor & Employment Class Actions, 6) Reductions-in-Force, 7) Trade Secret Noncompete Litigation and 8) Union/Employer Matters
Law School Washington University School of Law
Education the University of Michigan (B.A., with distinction, 1972)
Bar Member / Association the bar in Illinois and Missouri
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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