News & Announcements
"Growing Complexity of Higher Education Keeps Her Team Busy," Leading Lawyers Magazine - Women's EditionMarch 2015
Firm partner Ellen Babbitt was profiled in "Growing Complexity of Higher Education Keeps Her Team Busy," published in Leading Lawyers Magazine - Women's Edition.
February 13, 2015
Ellen Babbitt co-authored the article "Shared Governance? New Pressure Points in the Faculty/Institutional Relationship" published in The Journal of College and University Law, Volume 41, Number 1.
Franczek Radelet is pleased to welcome Tejas Shah to the Firm as immigration counsel. Tejas, who will lead the Firm’s immigration practice, provides employers with comprehensive advice and counsel with respect to virtually all immigration issues affecting employers. Tejas assists employers in hiring and retaining talented foreign-national employees, sponsoring employees for permanent residency or temporary visas (H-1B, O-1, E-2, R-1, E-3, L-1), assisting with I-9 audits, and offering guidance to ensure compliance with the complex and evolving immigration rules, executive actions, and legislation.
Jim Franczek made the cover of the latest issue of Illinois Super Lawyers. The profile on Jim focuses on his strategy (or secret tactics) at the bargaining table—great food; his decision to become a lawyer; his success with countless clients, including CPS, City of Chicago, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, among others; and his commitment to the success of the firm.
February 2, 2015
Doug Hass and the Wage and Hour Insights were mentioned in an LXBN article “Why Macklemore’s Internship is a Legal Mess Waiting to Happen” on February 2 discussing the popular rapper Macklemore’s new internship age requirements and potential age discrimination.
Franczek Radelet is pleased to announce that Amy Kosanovich Dickerson and Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz have been named partner. Both Amy and Jackie are members of the firm’s Education Practice Group, representing Illinois school districts and private schools as well as higher education institutions.
January 8, 2015
Doug Hass was quoted in the article, “Payroll ‘Leap Year’ Will Boost Coffers for Workers,” published by Reuters.
December 18, 2014
Doug Hass was extensively quoted in the article, "High Court FLSA Ruling on Post-Shift Tasks Gives Health-Care Employers New Guidance," published by BNA Health Law Reporter.
December 17, 2014
Sally Scott was referenced in an article published by The Financial Times regarding a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit involving an employee suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder who complained about working with a supervisor who admitted to watching pornography in the office.
Franczek Radelet is pleased to announce that for the fourth straight year one of the firm’s blogs, FMLA Insights has been recognized by ABA Journal as one of the Top 100 legal blogs of 2014 on its annual Blawg 100 List. FMLA Insights was one of only eight labor and employment blogs selected.