John L. Litchfield

John Litchfield is an associate and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. His primary practice includes counseling clients on a wide range of employment-related matters, including disability accommodations, family and medical leave issues, wage and hour compliance, and other state and federal employment laws. Mr. Litchfield also counsels clients on the intricacies of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. He has represented employers in federal and state litigation matters relating to race and disability discrimination, FMLA claims, and harassment. Mr. Litchfield is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practices.

Mr. Litchfield has experience working on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. He frequently works with clients and attorneys in the firm’s Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice to respond to government investigations, conduct internal investigations, and litigate disputes. Mr. Litchfield has also successfully defended clients in False Claims Act and whistleblower litigation.

Mr. Litchfield also has experience in counseling clients on state and local campaign finance regulations, and has successfully represented clients with disputes before the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services.

Before joining Foley, Mr. Litchfield worked as law clerk to Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, where he drafted legislation, assisted the treasurer and chief of staff on litigation matters, and wrote a new internal policy for domestic partner benefits. He also served as federal judicial extern in 2008 to the Honorable Judge Ronald Guzman in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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Areas of Practice 1) ADA & FMLA Compliance, 2) Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 3) Discrimination, 4) Harassment & Retaliation, 5) Labor & Employment and 6) Labor & Employment Class Actions
Law School Loyola University Chicago (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
Education Miami University (B.A., 2004),the University of Edinburgh (M.Sc., 2005).
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Illinois
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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