10.0Lori Ann Goldstein RATED "SUPERB" BY AVVO   Avvo - Rate your Lawyer. Get Free Legal Advice.
Named by Super Lawyers Illinois 2017 in 100 Best Attorneys and 50 Best Female Attorneys
Lori has been an employment lawyer since 1984.  She represents employers and employees on a wide range of workplace issues, including discrimination and sexual harassment, management training, employment practice audits, wage-hour issues, worker classification, reductions-in-force, hiring and firing, and severance and employment agreements.  Lori regularly presents and writes on employment topics, and handles claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, and other administrative agencies. Lori believes in providing personal service to clients efficiently and economically, working to resolve legal workplace issues so that clients can focus on their work.

News and Updates

Supreme Court: Changes and Impact on Businesses Client Bulletin Summer 2018

Unpaid Interns, Update on Sexual Harassment, and More Client Bulletin Winter 2018

Lessons from Harvey Weinstein and other Gender Issues at Work Client Bulletin Fall 2017

New Paid Sick Leave Requirements and Minimum Wage Increases in Chicago and Cook County Effective July 1, 2017 Special Client Bulletin May 2017

Leave of Absence as a Reasonable Accommodation Client Bulletin Spring 2017



- "Lori is my trusted “go-to” person for employment law referrals. Whether you have employee or employer issues, Lori is the attorney you need. I can attest to her integrity, honesty and reliability. She has earned her fine reputation in her niche practice of employment law." Karen Sabin Gitles, Personal Finance and Daily Money Manager, Senior Finance Manager, and Certified Senior Advisor, 9/1/17

- "Having an instructor with a strong background in employment law helped me to understand the significance of each decision we make as HR professionals, and truly helped me to understand our role as risk minimizers." Attendee, HR Training Center, Certificate Program for HR Generalists, 1/13/17

- "Describing Lori as an extraordinary person barely scratches the surface of her character and her talent as an attorney. Her dedication, kindness, knowledge of the law, professionalism, determination, organization and follow through wildly exceeded my expectations. She is truly an expert in her field who made an extremely difficult situation much easier for me to navigate." April W., 9/8/2016

- "Lori handled my separation matter timely and professionally. She was quick, precise, and had my best interest in mind every step of the way." Individual client, 3/20/2016

- "Lori Goldstein is a trusted legal partner in our company's employment matters. I have worked with Lori for over 14 years and have found her to be highly competent, thorough, professional and flexible. Lori listens to facts around issues without drawing immediate conclusions, only then providing thoughtful counsel. I consider her part of the company's team, being cognizant of the ongoing well being of the company and its employees." Corporate client, 8/25/2014