Stacey Smiricky is a dedicated employment litigator and counselor who puts clients above everything else. She represents businesses in workplace and commercial disputes and counsels on proper employment practices and risk management.
To manage their litigation risk and help them operate smoothly, Stacey advises employers on best practices and policies and trains and counsels management and HR professionals. She assists with:
Hiring, discipline and termination procedures
Preparation of employment documents, including policies and procedures, handbooks, contracts, non-compete agreements and confidentiality agreements
Investigations on employee dishonesty, harassment, discrimination, improper use of company property and misappropriation of confidential information
When employers face litigation, Stacey represents them at state and federal agencies and courts in matters involving:
Restrictive covenants and confidential information
Trade secret misappropriation
Wage and hour disputes under the Fair Labor and Standards Act, the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act
Stacey has prosecuted and defended injunctions based on restrictive covenants in employment contracts.
Stacey also handles general litigation matters concerning breaches of contract or fiduciary duty, tortious interference, the Uniform Commercial Code, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, insurance recovery and contract disputes.
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