Jeff is a results-driven lawyer dedicated to helping people seek justice in employment cases, civil rights litigation and business disputes.

For over 25 years, Jeff has represented clients in high-stakes lawsuits aimed at protecting legal rights in the workplace and prioritizing people in business. Jeff is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the largest organization of lawyers who primarily represent employees in litigation including discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation cases. Jeff utilizes a client-centric approach to stand up for what is right against who is wrong. Read about some of Jeff’s work here.



New Illinois Civil Rights Law Applies Retroactively to Restore Remedies in a Title IX Claim, Court Rules

A federal court’s landmark decision applied the Illinois Civil Rights Remedies Restoration Act retroactively to restore remedies in an ongoing Title IX civil rights lawsuit.

Court Orders Jury Trial in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against American Greetings Corporation

American Greetings, a leading manufacturer of greeting cards, will face a jury trial to decide its responsibility for subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment by a Jewel-Osco manager.

Mayor Found Liable for Defamation Against Police Union President During 2013 Election

Former Village of North Riverside Mayor Ken Krochmal was found guilty of defaming the president of the police union during the 2013 election.

VanderCook College of Music to Stand Trial for the Alleged Failure to Protect a Female Student From On-Campus Sexual Harassment

A federal court decided that a trial by jury will determine whether a female college student suffered a hostile environment on campus after reporting a sexual assault to school administrators in violation Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.

Thank You Sergeant Dawn Geraty

The Village of Antioch Police Department refused to promote Dawn Geraty to Sergeant because she was a woman. Eight years later, she made history.

Federal Court Orders Jury Trial to Determine Whether A City Retaliated Against One of Its Own Supervisors

After reviewing the evidence, the court determined there is enough evidence to support Lucinda Parson’s retaliation claim. Jurors will now determine if the City did, in fact, unlawfully retaliate by suspending her without pay.




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