Chicago, Illinois 60603
Mrs. Casciari is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she represents management in the area of employment law. She is the co-chair of the firm’s Health Law Group. She has spent her entire legal career at Seyfarth Shaw. Her practice is primarily devoted to advice, training, and counseling. She also has extensive experience in the litigation of employment discrimination matters, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and retaliatory discharge cases. She has served on the firm’s Lawyer Development Committee, which supervises and evaluates associate attorneys, and works with a team that counsels on absence management and accommodation in the workplace. She is active in the firm’s Counseling Practice Group and is a frequent speaker on the FMLA, the ADA, employment discrimination, and other employment-related topics. While Mrs. Casciari represents all types of employers, many of her clients are in the healthcare field and she has extensive experience in labor and employment issues relating to healthcare employers.
|Areas of Practice||1) Workplace Counseling & Solutions, 2) Long-Term Care, 3) Labor & Employment, 4) Healthcare Regulatory and Compliance, 5) Healthcare Labor & Employment, 6) Health Law, 7) Employment Litigation, 8) Employment Law Training and 9) Absence Management & Accommodations|
|Law School||DePaul University College of Law (J.D.)|
|Education||Indiana University (B.A.)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Seyfarth Shaw LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.