Chicago, Illinois 60606
Greg Abrams has devoted his career to representing employers in all facets of labor and employment law.
Greg’s practice includes defending employers in individual and class-wide employment litigation, including claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII, Section 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and other state and federal anti-discrimination, wage and hour, and anti-retaliation laws.
Greg has represented employers in jurisdictions throughout the U.S. as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Illinois Department of Human Rights, U.S. Department of Labor, Illinois Department of Labor, and other state and local agencies. He has litigated claims concerning alleged violations of noncompetes, breaches of fiduciary duties, and other unfair competition allegations. In commercial business litigation, Greg has litigated cases involving claims of fraud, breach of contract and defamation.
Greg also regularly counsels clients on matters involving criminal background checks, covenants not to compete, wage and hour law compliance, drug and alcohol testing, and employee discipline and termination. His practice includes working with organizations to create separation agreements and releases, employee handbooks, and other employment policies.
Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Greg most recently practiced labor and employment law at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor & Employment, 2) Class & Collective Action Litigation, 3) Employment Litigation, 4) HR Compliance & Risk Management, 5) Investigations Leave & Disability Management, 6) Non-Compete Agreements, 7) Trade Secrets & Unfair Competition and 8) Wage & Hour|
|Law School||Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D.,2003)|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,2000)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Faegre Baker Daniels LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.