Reputable firm represents workers and employers on a full range of employment law issues Goldman & Ehrlich is a Chicago employment law firm which concentrates on employment litigation and employment discrimination. We represent private employees, Federal, State, County and Municipal employees and small businesses in Chicago, the surrounding counties and southwestern Michigan in actions alleging violations of federal and state laws regarding: Affirmative action Employment contracts Covenants not to compete Family Medical Leave Labor law Long-Term Disability Overtime and wage claims Severance Sexual harassment Retaliation and whistleblower protection Wrongful discharge Discrimination based on: Age Disability Gender Marital status Race Religion Nation of origin Pregnancy Sexual orientation For more than 25 years, our partner attorneys have effectively represented and counseled employees and small businesses in actions for wrongful discharge and claims alleging violations of Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Sarbanes Oxley, USERRA and the Illinois Human Rights Act, as well as various common law actions. Experienced trial attorneys for plaintiffs and defendants What sets our Chicago employment lawyers apart is our vast experience and continued practice on both the plaintiff and defendant sides of employment law cases. We have the insight to anticipate the claims and tactics from your opponent and can therefore build your case to withstand arguments against you. We regularly appear in court and before local, state and federal administrative bodies, including: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Circuit Court of Cook County Circuit Courts for Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage and Will Counties Illinois Appellate Court Illinois Supreme Court Illinois Human Rights Commission Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Illinois Civil Service Commission Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) National Labor Relations Board(NLRB) Direct access to skilled Illinois litigation attorneys Another distinguishing feature of Goldman & Ehrlich is that each of our clients has direct access to the partner attorney who personally handles his or her case. Our attorneys have a wealth of information, resources and skills dealing with employment agreements, contracts, disputes or work situations — information that an employee or small business lacks. We can help you establish effective protocols before you experience conflicts, and advise you on how to manage conflicts before they escalate into threats of lawsuits or a wrongful termination. With the benefit of our sound counsel, you can evaluate available remedies and make informed decisions about how to proceed. As skilled Chicago mediators, we often help parties resolve issues and avoid costly litigation. In the courtroom we protect your rights when litigation becomes necessary. Contact our dedicated Chicago employment lawyers to effectively resolve your employment issues and take preventative action against future claims, call Goldman & Ehrlich at 312.332.6733.