Kate focuses on employment counseling for employers and management and defending employers in federal, state, and administrative litigation. Clients value Kate’s litigation skills and proactive, strategic employment counseling related to:
Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
Wage and hour claims, including exemption status, overtime issues, and audits by the U.S. Department of Labor and Illinois Department of Labor
Employee leave issues including Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
Wrongful termination, hiring, evaluation and discipline of employees, harassment investigations, and employee handbook and policies
Kate counsels clients across a broad spectrum of industries including non-profits, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, healthcare, and higher education.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Katherine L. Goyert