October 8, 2021

Employment Litigation

Employment issues can lead to complex litigation for all parties involved. Sullivan & Associates attorneys have represented both employers and employees in these matters and are well versed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Illinois Minimum Wage Law (IMWL), wrongful termination, constructive discharge claims and union issues.

Representative Experience

Defended a prominent educator from wrongful termination and an erroneous DNH decree in both State and Federal Court against an independent office created by statute by the Illinois State Legislature.

Defended a prominent high school principal in the Chicago Public School system against irremediable termination charges brought pursuant to Section 34-85 of the Illinois School Code.

Represented employer against claims by executive for breach of contract and fraud seeking $3 million in damages. Although jury after hearing evidence for 10 days found employer liable for breach of contract, it reduced plaintiff’s damages to lost wages.

Represented an employee-plaintiff against a big box store alleging wrongful termination. Secured settlement on behalf of employee-plaintiff.