Overview

Keemya Maghsoudi counsels management in several areas of labor and employment law. She has experience representing clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies in a broad range of employment discrimination and retaliation actions, including matters related to:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA)
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Prior to joining Littler, Keemya served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Kathleen M. Pantle in the Circuit Court of Cook County, General Chancery Division. In this role, she assisted with legal research and analysis for the court and drafted judicial decisions on a wide range of legal issues.

During law school, Keemya took labor and employment related courses ranging from counseling to international and comparative employment law. She also clerked for boutique employment law firms throughout Chicago.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Young Lawyers Division & Labor and Employment Law Section

American Bar Association

Member

Labor and Employment Law Committee

Chicago Bar Association

Recognition

Recipient, CALI Award for Highest Grade in Contracts

Recipient, 3-Year Merit-Based Scholarship at Entrance

Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Dean's List

Loyola University Chicago School of Law

2011-2014

Dean's List

University of Wisconsin - Madison

2007-2011

News, Analysis & Press

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2014cum laude
  • J.B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2011

Bar Admission

Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois