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Best Lawyers® Ranks Franczek P.C. Tier One in the State of Illinois for Labor & Employment Law Firms

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Franczek P.C. is delighted to share our Tier One ranking awarded by Best Lawyers. The firm’s founding partner and president, James C. Franczek, Jr., and partner Michael A. Warner, Jr., have also been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Labor & Employment and Litigation. 
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are reviewed by their peers based on professional experience. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers, “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” 
Jim’s clients include scores of private and public sector employers, including clients in the education, hospitality, banking, and energy industries. He is the chief labor counsel for the City of Chicago, the Chicago Public Schools, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (McCormick Place), and Navy Pier Inc. Jim has received numerous recognitions as one of the most powerful labor lawyers in the country, state, and city.
Mike represents both private and public sector clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, with a particular emphasis on litigation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution. Mike also uses his substantial trial experience to provide day-to-day counseling to employers on how to best achieve their business objectives while limiting the risks of litigation. In addition to this accolade, Mike has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer and Leading Lawyer in Labor & Employment.
Thanks to leadership by firm attorneys such as Jim and Mike, our firm was able to achieve this Tier One ranking, and has grown into one of the premier labor, employment, and education law practices in the country in the 27 years since we opened our doors.