News & Announcements
Partner Michael Hernandez Appointed as the Illinois Co-Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar FoundationJune 22, 2018
Franczek Radelet is delighted to announce that partner and Firm Diversity Officer Michael Hernandez has been appointed as the Illinois Co-Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The Foundation is among the world’s leading research and charitable institutions dedicated to the practice of law.
Immigration Practice Group Leader Tejas Shah Selected as "Emerging Leader" by the Chicago Council of Global AffairsJune 18, 2018
Franczek Radelet is delighted to announce that Immigration Practice Group leader and partner Tejas Shah has been selected as a member to join the 2018-2019 Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Emerging Leaders Program. The Council is Chicago's premier think tank and nonprofit focused on global engagement by convening global voices, conducting independent research, and engaging the public to explore ideas that shape the future. Through a competitive selection process, this prestigious program accepts only a select number of leaders each year and positions them to improve our local and global communities.
We are delighted to announce that the Firm has hired two attorneys in its Labor & Employment practice group, Leah Farmer and Erin Walsh. Both counsel employers on a wide variety of employment and labor matters and have successfully litigated in both State and Federal court.
Labor and Employment Partner Staci Ketay Rotman shared her insight on complying with the FLSA and DOL rules in a series of articles published by TSheets called “The 7 Deadly Sins of FLSA Compliance.”
July 27, 2016
Prior to and immediately following the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of the much-anticipated new overtime exemption rules, Staci Ketay Rotman and William R. Pokorny have been out in front of this important issue, counseling clients and serving as thought leaders to the media on this complex topic.
July 18, 2016
Jeff Nowak was featured in an article by Bloomberg's Daily Labor Report regarding FMLA leave as an ADA accommodation.
Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, CONFERENCES—Jeff Nowak and Chai Feldblum talk leave as a reasonable accommodationEmployment Law Daily
June 23, 2016
Employment Law Daily wrote an article covering Jeff Nowak and EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum webinar, EEOC's New Resource on Leave as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation: A Closer Look with EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum.
Franczek Radelet is pleased to welcome its fifth class of LEADS Fellows. The LEADS program (Legal Education for the Advancement of Diversity and Scholarship) was established by the firm in 2010 to create a pipeline of talented and diverse law students in the Labor and Employment space.
June 23, 2016
Staci Ketay Rotman was quoted in an article by Forbes regarding FLSA compliance.