Kevin Cloutier is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group and co-chair of the firm's Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Team in the firm's Chicago office. He is also a member of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Cloutier’s practice focuses on all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment-related litigation and proactive counseling of management-side clients. He is an experienced trial lawyer with first-chair trial experience before state and federal trial and appellate courts all over the country, arbitrators, FINRA, the National Labor Relations Board, and administrative agencies. He has successfully argued multiple law-changing and precedent-setting federal appeals on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Cloutier’s litigation experience includes defending employers of all sizes in class and collective actions, multi-plaintiff, and single plaintiff cases, including statutory discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour claims, whistle-blower actions, retaliatory discharge, white-collar criminal matters, traditional labor law, tort and contract claims, and ERISA benefits claims.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kevin M. Cloutier