Oak Brook attorney Antonio DeBlasio recently obtained a confidential settlement on behalf of his client against a former employer that failed to pay him over $18,000 in commissions that he had earned as a major […]
Illinois courts historically have been less than friendly to restrictive covenants, and non-compete agreements in particular. On August 13, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Public Act 102-0358, an amendment to Illinois’ “Freedom to […]
Starting January 1, 2022, employers in Chicago and throughout Illinois will have to deal with significant new hurdles to make sure employment agreements with covenants not to compete or non-solicitation terms are valid and enforceable. […]
(January 15, 2020) In the recent case of case of Zeigler Auto Grp. II, Inc. v. Chavez, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6582, a federal judge in Chicago partially granted a request by Zeigler Chevrolet-Schaumburg for […]
(September 2019) Our clients were able to prevail at a trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County on claims brought by a former manager seeking over $370,000 in overtime pay under the FLSA (federal […]
Does Illinois recognize a cause of action for tortious inducement of breach of fiduciary duty? The answer is yes. Our law firm recently defended a client accused of tortious inducement of breach of fiduciary duty in […]
What happens when an employer fails to pay an employee’s wages? There can be serious civil and criminal consequences.
The Illinois Supreme Court recently clarified the law applicable to covenants not to compete in Illinois in the case of Reliable Fire Equipment Company v. Arredondo. In Reliable, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified that to […]