Adam C. Wit specializes in both labor relations and a wide range of employment-related issues. With respect to labor relations, he regularly represents employers in:
- Matters before the National Labor Relations Board
- Labor arbitrations
- Collective bargaining
With respect to employment-related matters, Adam specializes in employment discrimination litigation and has represented employers in federal court and administrative tribunals in both single plaintiff and class action cases involving retaliation, race and sex discrimination, harassment, and other matters that arise under:
- Title VII
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- The National Labor Relations Act
Among his successes, he tried to verdict one of the only associational harassment cases brought under Title VII and obtained a full jury defense verdict; successfully defended an employer in an NLRB trial relating to a lock-out at one of the company's plants; and defeated class certification in race and sexual harassment claims for two major national corporations.
Additionally, Adam routinely counsels employers on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including:
- The NLRA and labor relations issues
- Discrimination and harassment issues
- The ADA
- The FMLA
- Trade secret and restrictive covenant issues
- The development and enforcement of personnel policies and procedures
Most frequently, he works with clients in manufacturing, retail, and waste disposal.
The current office-managing shareholder in Chicago, Adam also previously served as the Chicago representative on the firm's Associates Committee for five years. Prior to working at Littler, he was an associate in the labor and employment practice group at another law firm in Chicago. He also taught as an adjunct professor in legal research and writing at the Chicago-Kent School of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology.