Alison B. Crane is a Principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. With an exclusive focus on representing management in workplace law and related litigation, Ms. Crane defends employers before federal and state courts, and administrative agencies, throughout the Midwest.
Ms. Crane has significant experience in employment litigation, including matters involving federal, state, and local employment laws, such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Crane regularly represents clients in responding to administrative charges before federal, state, and local agencies, counsels employers regarding various labor and employment law issues, negotiates and prepares employment and separation agreements, reviews and revises employee handbooks, and drafts personnel policies.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Crane was Co-Chair of the Employment Litigation & Counseling Practice Group of a Chicago-based litigation firm. In this position, Ms. Crane also represented clients in complex state and federal court matters involving allegations of civil rights violations, medical negligence, product liability claims, commercial disputes, and general tort liability.
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