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Franczek Radelet Welcomes First Year Associates Erin Fowler And Jamel Greer

November 12, 2014

Franczek Radelet is pleased to welcome Erin Fowler and Jamel Greer as associates in the Firm’s Labor & Employment and Education Practice Groups, respectively. Erin is an alumnus of the Firm’s Legal Education for the Advancement of Diversity and Scholarship (LEADS) Fellowship Program. Jamel Greer has worked at the firm as a practicum student since September 2013 as part of Loyola University School of Law’s Education Law Practicum.

As a member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, Erin’s practice will focus on counseling and representing employers on various employment and labor issues. During law school, Erin was a member of the Labor and Employment Law Society, Sports Law Society, Student Legal Relief, and an executive board member of the Black Law Student Association. Erin earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, in behavioral science and human resource management from Oglethorpe University. While she attended Oglethorpe University, Erin was a SCAC Scholar Athlete serving as a member of the track and field team and named to the SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team (2011). Erin was a SCAC Character & Community Student Athlete and SCAC/NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee in 2011. She was a member of the honor societies Alpha Chi; Phi Eta Sigma, Psi Chi.

Jamel will focus his practice on representing primarily Illinois public school districts on a variety of education law matters, including property tax, business matters, board governance, and labor negotiations, among others. He previously served as a judicial clerk in the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, for the Hon. Nathaniel Howse. Jamel earned his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law. He served as senior publications editor of the Education Law and Policy Society and president of the Black Law Students Association at Loyola. In the fall of 2013, Jamel was awarded the Norman Amaker Award for outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to change. Jamel graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a dual B.A. in political science and African American studies while also a member of the Division I football team.