We have been using Lori professionally for several years. Lori’s advice & guidance are second to none – we rely on Lori exclusively for everything employment/HR related. 6/22/20
Lori Goldstein, Unique Employment Lawyer
An employment lawyer since 1984, Lori has a unique practice representing both employers and employees on a wide range of workplace issues, including discrimination and sexual harassment, wage-hour issues, worker classification, reductions-in-force, hiring and firing, non-competes, and severance and employment agreements.
She conducts management training and compliance audits, regularly presents and writes on employment topics, and handles claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, and other administrative agencies.
Awards include Super Lawyers Illinois 2016-2022, Super Lawyers Illinois 100 Top Attorneys 2017,2019, 2020 and 2022, and 50 Top Female Attorneys 2017, 2019-2022. Rated “Superb” (highest rating) by AVVO.
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.
In February 2022, I celebrated the 11th anniversary of my solo practice, and I was humbled and honored to again be selected to Illinois Super Lawyers Top 50 Women and Top 100 Attorneys.
Freedom of Speech and Social Media – ISBA Minority Bar CLE Conference, Chicago, 9/16/22
Employment Compliance Tips – Childcare Businesses – Women’s Business Development Center Chicago, 9/22/22
Sexual harassment and bystander intervention training (CCAI = Chicago chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and other clients and organizations)
Worker Classification – 1099 vs. W-2 – Illinois CPA Society Annual Summit, Rosemont, IL 8/23/22
Ten Tips for Small Business Employment Compliance – Collaborative Divorce Illinois, 8/4/22
Leaves of Absence Panel Webinar, West LegalEd Center, 7/27/22
Living with the Pandemic – Return to Work, EPWNG co-presentation, 7/19/22
Employment Law Compliance: 1099 vs. W2 – Oakbrook Business Network, 7/11/22 Employment Law Compliance: 1099 vs. W2 Oakbrook Bus. Network071122
Social Media and the Workplace – The Business Help Shop, 5/26/22
Strategies to Move Your Business Forward – Supporting Strategies Business Fundamentals Bootcamp 5/20/22
What to Know Before You Buy or Sell a Business – Zoom Advisor Panel 4/26/22 What to Know Before You Buy or Sell a Business
Employment Compliance Tips – Childcare Businesses – Women’s Business Development Center Chicago 4/7/22
New Illinois Rules Impact Non-Competes and Non-Solicits – Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) Chicago 3/30/22
New Illinois Rules on Non-Compete/Solicit Restrictions – Career Resource Center 3/23/22
New Illinois Rules – regarding Non-Compete Agreements – Connor & Gallagher OneSource, 1/27/22 https://www.gocgo.com/illinois-rules-impacting-non-compete-agreements
COVID Update – HR Network 1/26/22
Recent Blogs, Bulletins
“State of the Workplace,” Client Bulletin Sept. 2022 Labor Day https://lorigoldsteinlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/clientbulletinSeptember2022LaborDay.pdf