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Transgender Issues in Schools and the Workplace: Personal Records
Bar Briefs KCBA
April 2016
Jennifer A. Smith and Edward N. Druck co-authored, "Transgender Issues in Schools and the Workplace: Personal Records," published in the Bar Briefs KCBA for the April 2016 issue.

Statehouses Fighting Transgender Choice in School Facilities
ABC News
February 22, 2016
Jennifer A. Smith was quoted in an article by ABC News regarding the clashes over which restrooms and locker rooms transgender students should use.

How Outsourced Workers Could Increase Discrimination Risks
Law360
January 20, 2016
Tejas Shah and Michael A. Warner Jr. co-authored, "How Outsourced Workers Could Increase Discrimination Risks," published in Law360 on January 20, 2016.

Other Suits Seeking to Derail Health Care Reform
Business Insurance
January 2016
Hrishi Shah was quoted in an article in Business Insurance regarding the Maria De Lourdes Parra Marin v. Dave & Buster's Inc., Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc.

Franczek Radelet Announces 2016 Partner Elevations
January 1, 2016
December 10, 2015 – Franczek Radelet is pleased to announce the elevation of a number of attorneys, effective January 1, 2016.

Patricia J. Whitten Begins Term as Incoming Chair of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys
November 19, 2015
Franczek Radelet partner Patricia J. Whitten assumed her role as Chair of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys (ICSA) earlier this month. This one-year term began on November 19 with chairing the ICSA executive committee meeting and presiding over the membership meeting and law seminar the following day.

Pension De-Risking: Perspectives for Multiemployer and Public Plans
Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily
October 28, 2015
Daniel R. Salemi and Sarah Kregor co-authored, "Pension De-Risking: Perspectives for Multiemployer and Public Plans," published in the Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily on October 28, 2015.

State Dept. Reversal on Employment Visas Hit Immigrants
India-West
October 9, 2015
Tejas Shah was featured in the article “State Dept. Reversal on Employment Visas Hit Immigrants” in the October 2015 issue of the India-West newspaper.

Franczek Radelet Calls on Familiar Faces to Redesign its Offices After 20 Years
October 6, 2015
The offices of Chicago based law firm Franczek Radelet P.C. have received a complete makeover courtesy of NELSON, a global design, architecture, engineering, and consulting services firm. The same office space located in the city’s Loop district that Franczek Radelet has occupied since it first opened its doors more than 20 years ago underwent a four phase complete redesign thanks in part to the longstanding relationship with its original designers—NELSON’s Andrea Brandt, Principal, Project Director, and Theresa Williams, Principal, Design Director.

Melissa Sobota Joins Franczek Radelet as an Associate
October 1, 2015
Franczek Radelet is pleased to welcome Melissa Sobota as an associate in its Labor & Employment Practice Group. Melissa concentrates her practice in both labor and employment law. Her labor experience includes collective bargaining for municipalities and county employers. She has experience handling union certification petitions, severance petitions, as well as litigating unfair labor practice charges before the Illinois Labor Relations Board. She has also advised employers on medical and insurance benefit plan issues in relation to contract negotiations and employee disputes.