Chicago, Illinois 60601
Liz McRee's practice encompasses all areas of labor and employment law. She represents employers before administrative agencies and state and federal courts in matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Liz defends employers against state law wrongful discharge, contract, tort, wage and hour, and other employment-related claims. Her litigation experience ranges from single plaintiff employment cases to large class actions. In addition to litigation defense, Liz represents employers in labor arbitration proceedings involving issues of collective bargaining agreement interpretation and counsels management on a variety of labor and employment issues, including employee handbooks and alternative dispute resolution policies, investigations, counseling and discipline, wage and hour compliance, and covenants not to compete.
Liz is a frequent speaker on class action and employment law topics. She currently serves as chair of The Chicago Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor & Employment|
|Law School||Loyola University Chicago School of Law|
|Education||Davidson College (B.A. 1995)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern District of Illinois and Eastern District of Michigan|
|Most recent firm||Jones Day|
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