News & Announcements
November 19, 2014
Doug Hass did an online video interview with LexBlog TV discussing how election day 2014 reshaped wage and hour laws.
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.
November 11, 2014
Doug Hass was quoted in an article published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) proposed rule and its affect on employers.
Franczek Radelet is proud to announce that our partner, William R. Pokorny, was named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch in 2014. Bill was selected for this honor out of more than 1,000 attorney nominations from around the State. The recognition honors 40 Illinois attorneys younger than 40 who exemplify “intelligence, passion, success in the office, a desire to help the community and, most importantly, a willingness to work hard at one of the country’s most important professions,” according to the publisher of the Chicago Lawyer and Law Bulletin.
James C. Franczek, Jr. was quoted by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times discussing the new Chicago Police Department contract.
October 28, 2014
Amy K. Dickerson was quoted in the article, "Know When to Convene 504 Team in Light of Latest OCR Letter on Bullying" published in LRP Publications' Special Ed Connection regarding addressing bullying isssues involving students with disabilities.
Doug Hass was quoted extensively in “Navigating the Gray Areas of Human Resources” in Rural Telecom magazine’s September/October 2014 issue.
October 9, 2014
In the Sunday, September 28, 2014 edition of the Chicago Tribune, reporter Lisa Black reported on the continuing evolution of student privacy concerns when it comes to schools implementing one-to-one programs. In the article, "Student computer use raises privacy questions," Ms. Black called on Franczek Radelet attorney Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz for legal commentary on this ever changing topic for school districts. The article explored how various school districts are juggling the safety of their students with the privacy issues.
We are very pleased to announce that Dave Radelet was named among the top lawyers in Illinois by Leading Lawyers and was profiled in Leading Lawyers Magazine, September 2014.