Elizabeth B. McRee

Liz McRee's practice encompasses all areas of labor and employment law. She represents employers before administrative agencies and state and federal courts in matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Liz defends employers against state law wrongful discharge, contract, tort, wage and hour, and other employment-related claims. Her litigation experience ranges from single plaintiff employment cases to large class actions. In addition to litigation defense, Liz represents employers in labor arbitration proceedings involving issues of collective bargaining agreement interpretation and counsels management on a variety of labor and employment issues, including employee handbooks and alternative dispute resolution policies, investigations, counseling and discipline, wage and hour compliance, and covenants not to compete.

Liz is a frequent speaker on class action and employment law topics. She is a former vice-chair and chair of The Chicago Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee. [1]