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Why These Employment Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Employment Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Cozen O'Connor

With offices throughout the nation, including in Chicago, Cozen O'Connor is a business law firm representing individual and corporate employers. Its litigation team is experienced in defending against and providing proactive counsel for such matters as discrimination, defamation, sexual harassment, and privacy invasion. The firm also handles cases that involve duty-of-loyalty, disputes about pension and benefits, whistleblowing, and wrongful discharge. Cozen O'Connor is experienced in courtroom litigation, mediation, and negotiation.

123 N Wacker Dr Ste 1800
Chicago, IL 60606


HKM Employment Attorneys LLP

HKM Employment Attorneys LLP is a nationwide law firm that represents individuals and federal employees with employment cases in Chicago. With offices throughout the United States, the firm practices in all areas of employment law. However, HKM in Chicago provides a strong focus on wrongful termination, harassment, and reasonable accommodation cases against companies of all sizes, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

180 W Washington St Ste 401
Chicago, IL 60602


O’Malley & Madden, P.C.

O'Malley & Madden PC is a law firm in Chicago practicing employment law. It primarily represents employees as they navigate disputes with employers concerning unfair, unethical, or illegal treatment in the workplace. Many of its cases center on civil litigation resulting from claims of discrimination and harassment as well as wrongful termination and whistle blower claims. It also represents those alleging wage violations. Assistance is available to clients who wish to appeal verdicts given in civil suits against their employers.

542 S Dearborn St Ste 660
Chicago, IL 60605


The Franklin Law Firm LLC

The Franklin Law Firm LLC in Chicago, an employment law firm founded in 2011, represents plaintiffs in the workplace in a variety of matters. The firm's purview consists of cases involving employment discrimination based on race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and religion. Additionally, the practice represents clients in matters such as retaliation for protected activity, unequal pay, wage and hour disputes, and terminations. The firm also handles multi-plaintiff and class action litigation.

53 W Jackson Blvd Ste 803
Chicago, IL 60604


Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C.

Wessels, Sherman, Joerg, Liszka, Laverty, Seneczko PC is an employment law firm that has been in business for over 30 years. Headquartered in Chicago, it also has an office in St. Charles and others across the Midwest. It helps victims of any kind of workplace discrimination. Employers needing help with wage law problems, union relations, and workers' compensation issues also hire the firm. It was recognized as a Top Ranked Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbard from 2013-2016.

140 S Dearborn St Ste 404
Chicago, IL 60603


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