With experience both in private practice and as in-house counsel for a labor union, Lauren has the unique ability to see both sides of a case.

Her labor and employment practice includes representing management on issues related to collective bargaining, employee disciplines, wage and hour matters, internal investigations, and leave of absence. Clients facing litigation turn to Lauren for her insights in handling labor arbitrations and matters before the NLRB, EEOC, and other state and federal agencies, as well as her experience successfully resolving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims.     

Lauren has advised clients across a diverse range of industries, including food and beverage, automotive, construction, gaming, manufacturing, outsourcing, and education.

She is an active Executive Committee member of the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women.

Employment Law Landscape

NLRB General Counsel Issues New Guidance for Workplace Rules

Earlier this month, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board issued a memo instructing regional agency officials on how to assess workplace rules in light of the new standard established by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14, 2017). Together, the Boeing decision and... Continue Reading