Derek S. Franklin is an associate in the Chicago, Illinois office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventative advice and counseling.
Derek regularly represents clients in single-plaintiff and class and collective action wage-and-hour litigation arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state law, including lawsuits alleging overtime violations, “off-the-clock” work, and misclassification of workers.
In addition to wage-and-hour lawsuits, Derek frequently handles cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, among others. He also has experience with Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) compliance and appears in matters before the Illinois Department of Labor, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Illinois Department of Human Rights.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Derek S. Franklin