About Kaitlin

Labor and employment counsel covering an array of issues

Kaitlin Phillips counsels employers and human resources professionals on a wide range of labor and employment matters and provides research and litigation prep in ongoing cases. She represents employers across a wide range of industries with issues involving the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal, state and local fair employment and anti-discrimination issues.

Experience in Action

  • Provides guidance on COVID-19 issues such as reductions in force, furloughs and layoffs; unemployment benefit entitlement and eligibility; state and federal WARN Act considerations; COVID-related anti-retaliation legislation; and return-to-work issues.
  • Prepares and negotiates employment contracts and agreements, creates or reviews internal policies and procedures, and guides clients in employment law compliance matters.

Professional Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars" (2024: Employment & Labor)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, extern (2017)

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