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.
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NEWS and UPDATES:

HOW TO HAVE DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE - Please join me for a free presentation hosted by Women Optimizing Women (WOW). I will speak on legal rights and tips for small business owners and employees to achieve a positive, healthy work environment and productivity, and reduce the risk of unhappy endings and lawsuits. July 28, 6:30-9 p.m., Skokie Public Library. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communications-handling-difficult-conversations-in-the-workplace-tickets-17478869770

Thank you to FGMK for inviting me to present on Employment Topics for Small Businesses on May 29.

I am happy to begin another 4-year term as a member of the New Trier High School Board of Education. Thanks to the community for re-electing me!

 




RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Client Bulletin Spring 2015: Difficult Conversations: Tips for Employees and Employers clientbulletinspring2015
Client Bulletin Fall 2014: Employee Accommodations in Two Arenas: Pregnancy and Mental Disabilities clientbulletinfall2014
Client Bulletins June, July, August 2014, 3-part series on the new medical marijuana law in Illinois and its impact on workers and employers.  clientbulletinjune2014   clientbulletinjuly2014   clientbulletinaugust2014
Client Bulletin Winter 2014, featuring Obamacare, vocal college athletes, and older workers – the economic impact on employers and employees.  clientbulletinwinter2014





ANNOUNCEMENTS
Career Resource Center:   I volunteer as a Board member and Secretary for the Career Resource Center of Lake County (CRC), a non-profit re-employment service that has assisted more than 11,000 individuals in its 20+-year history.  Supported by donors and volunteers, CRC empowers job seekers through education, training, and mentoring. Visit www.careerresourcecenter.org for details on membership, volunteer and donor opportunities.
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