May 29, 2022

Volume XII, Number 149


Julie Z. Devine

Julie Devine, a trial lawyer for over 14 years, has extensive experience in all areas of litigation and employment counseling.

Litigation Experience

Julie represents employers in a wide range of single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action lawsuits.  She has successfully defended employers in state and federal court and government investigations involving claims for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, with extensive experience in:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”)

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”)

  • Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”)

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”)

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”)

  • Missouri Human Rights Act (“MHRA”)

  • Illinois Human Rights Act

  • Missouri Worker’s Compensation Act

  • Illinois Worker’s Compensation Act

  • Missouri and Illinois common law claims

Employment Counseling

Julie also regularly provides advice and counseling to employers of all sizes about an array of compliance issues including:

  • Hiring practices

  • Credit and background checks

  • Drug and alcohol policies and testing

  • Workplace safety

  • Employee discipline and terminations

  • Accommodating employees with disabilities

  • Religious expression in the workplace

  • Social media and technology

  • Arbitration clauses

  • Non-compete agreements

  • Separation and severance agreements.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Julie Z. Devine