Jennifer Jones has a distinctively well-rounded practice in the field of labor and employment law. She is not only a strong employment counselor and litigator, but also has significant experience in the field of traditional labor law. Jennifer’s background uniquely positions her to analyze her clients’ needs from many different facets and provide a holistic approach to legal problem-solving. When it becomes necessary, Jennifer is ready to spring her litigation skills into action and persistently defend her clients.
In the area of employment law, Jennifer defends clients in civil litigation, including collective and class actions, involving claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, and Illinois BIPA, and various other state and federal employment laws. She has also handled EEOC and Department of Labor investigations and regularly drafts and reviews separation agreements, employment agreements, and employee handbooks.
Jennifer’s traditional labor law experience includes representing employers in collective bargaining agreement negotiations, labor arbitration and grievance proceedings, assisting clients through representation elections, and providing advice and counsel regarding labor management relations.
Jennifer also performs high-level personnel investigations, and regularly conducts trainings for her clients on a variety of topics, including discrimination and harassment avoidance.
Jennifer’s legal practice is founded in her development of strong relationships with clients and her focus on understanding the finer points of their business. Jennifer feels most satisfied when she is able to apply her creativity to help clients solve complex legal issues in new and forward-thinking ways.