Anne Larson is a Shareholder in the firm’s Chicago office. Anne concentrates her practice on management-side labor and employment matters and defends discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, non-competition and FLSA disputes, including EEOC systemic investigations and class actions. She excels at litigation prevention when advising businesses on their hiring and firing practices, reductions-in-force, disability accommodations, FMLA and social media issues. Anne also directs targeted FLSA compliance audits and conducts interactive anti-harassment, wage and hour and HR training.
Anne was named one of the “Top 50 Women Illinois Lawyers” for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and one of the “Top 100 Illinois Lawyers” for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Super Lawyers. She received “Top 10 Women Employment Lawyers – Management Side” honors in 2015 by Leading Lawyers. Anne was also named one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” in 2001 by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, an honor bestowed on only forty Illinois attorneys each year.
Anne was recently nominated for a 2017 “Women of Influence” Award by Best Lawyers and the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law. Her nomination was published in Best Lawyers’ “Women in the Law” Business Edition on March 31, which states: “Anne is a tremendous role model and advocate for the junior women lawyers at her firm. She is a bright, tenacious, detail-oriented but pragmatic lawyer who gets great results for her clients and sets an example of excellence and professionalism.”
Articles in the National Law Review database by Anne E. Larson