VRP Law Group, P.C.

A Boutique Business, Employment and Intellectual Property Law Firm

Employment Law Attorneys

Chicago Employment Law Lawyer and Illinois Employment Law Attorney

What do we mean when we say "Employment Law" services?  It means we provide services to Employers and Employees in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner.

For Employers:  It means that our lawyers call you back within 24 hours.  It means our attorneys provide quick turnaround and timely legal advice relating to all your employment decisions. It means that our Employment Law Attorneys help you manage and reduce the risk of Employee claims by providing training, drafting and implementing employment policies, investigating infractions of employment policies by Employees, and assisting in complying with government agency and employment law regulations.

It means our Employment Lawyers help you respond to Illinois Department of Labor  (IDOL) requests, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requests, Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) Requests, Federal Department of Labor (FDOL), Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) requests, Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR), Illinois Human Rights Commission (IHRC), and variety of State and Federal courts.   It also means our trial attorneys vigorously defending Employers in state and federal courts from frivolous claims.  Based on our litigation and trial experience our lawyers are often able to get frivolous claims dismissed via a motion to dismiss or a motion for summary judgment.

In addition, because our practice includes representation of Employees, we are often able to think like Plaintiff's attorneys and anticipate the legal tactics utilized by Employee lawyers.  Employers find this insight valuable in defending difficult and tough claims asserted by vigorous Plaintiff's or Employee attorneys.  Our trial lawyers are adapt at enforcing non-competition agreements, wage and compensation matters, and defending against discrimination, harassment and retaliatory discharge claims.  Moreover, our attorneys take a global perspective and help employers implement risk management practices to help reduce the risk of future claims, reduce their Employer’s Liability Insurance Payments, and prevent class actions.

If this is your idea of an Employment Law Attorney, then we are probably the right Employment Law Firm for you.   We have provided a summary list of the types of matters our lawyers handle to assist you in selecting the right law firm.

For Employees:  It means our attorneys respond within 24 hours to your calls.  It means providing timely and valuable legal insight on deciding where to work, what kind of compensation to negotiate for, how to address or resolve disputes with your supervisor, how to address or  report discrimination, harassment, wage violations, retaliation, or illegal activity by coworkers or supervisors.  We also litigate to enforce your employment rights.  Our Employment Lawyers have extensive litigation and trial experience and are able to make sure that your employment rights are protected.

Our Employment Law Lawyers do not litigate every Employee's claims, our law firm limits our services to those that are meritorious and require us to litigate to ensure that the Employee is provided proper compensation and free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation.   Our Employment Law Attorneys represent Employees in front of the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL), Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC), Federal Department of Labor(DOL), Illinois Department of Employment Security(IDES), and State and Federal Courts.

Our Lawyers are adapt at having non-competition agreements declared  unenforceable, ensuring that you get the compensation you deserve, and vigorously litigate discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims.  Moreover, because we represent Employers we are able to anticipate their litigation tactics, and prevent the dismissal of your claims.  Our Attorneys proactively assist Employees with maximizing their future employment opportunities and reducing the risk of a negative referral or negative performance evaluations.

If this is your idea of an Employment law Attorney, then we are probably the right law firm for you.  We encourage you to contact us.  Below is a summary of the type of Employment Law services we provide:

Human Resources Training:  drafting employment handbooks hiring, firing, disciplinary, drug testing, investigating Employee’s backgrounds, wage and hours mattes, compliance with employment regulations, overtime matters, sexual harassment, retaliation and discrimination policies.  Training Employees on how to implement appropriate employment policies and resolving personnel issues.

Employment Agreements:  compensation, incentive plans, executive compensation agreement, stock options (ESOPS), non-competition, separation agreements, employment settlement agreements, release of claims, confidentiality, independent contractor, sales representatives, wage and hours matters, overtime matters, work for hire, and benefits agreements.

Employment Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, arbitration, mediation, and litigation of disputes involving hiring, firing, compensation, discrimination, wage and hour matters (including overtime), section 1981, civil rights, Equal Pay Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, sexual harassment, work place violence, non-competition agreements, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act(ADEA), Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), False Claims Act, Quia Tem matters, Fair Labors Standards Act(FLSA), Illinois Sales Representative Act(ISRA), Illinois Whistleblower’s Protection Act(IWPA), Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA), Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) audits and much more.

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