Yara Mroueh has broad experience advising and defending employers in all aspects of employment law including employee discipline, workplace investigations, contract disputes, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour, labor relations, civil rights, and federal and state employment discrimination matters. Yara also provides clients with mandatory compliance trainings, both in English and in Spanish.

Yara has handled a multitude of complex litigation matters before federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Illinois Department of Human Rights, Illinois Department of Labor, and Illinois Department of Employment Security. Yara also routinely assists clients with various forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as private and agency-based mediation, and court-sponsored settlement conferences.

Prior to joining Littler, Yara was an attorney in the commercial litigation and employment practice groups of a full-service Chicago law firm representing a variety of private sector clients in commercial and employment disputes.

During law school, Yara earned a Labor and Employment Certificate.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois


Blog Steering Committee Member

Young Lawyers Division

Chicago Bar Association



Dean's List

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Recipient, CALI Award, Sexual Orientation and the Law

Chicago-Kent College of Law

News, Analysis & Press

The Billion Dollar Opioid Settlements: Get Ready for More

@theBar CBA Blog

October 30, 2019

NLRB Rules Employers Can Revise Arbitration Agreements in Response to Wage Claims

@theBar CBA Blog

September 10, 2019


  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2016
  • B.S., St. Joseph’s College, 2013summa cum laude


  • Spanish

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois