Theresa G. Van Vuren, Practice Group Attorney


Theresa Van Vuren has represented employers in federal and state court and administrative agencies on a variety of employment-related claims including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, and breach of restrictive covenants and other employment contract provisions. She also counsels employers on the proper handling of an array of employment matters concerning such things as discipline, termination, reasonable accommodation, family and other regulated leaves of absence, overtime, FLSA exemptions, employee/contractor classification and employment data privacy issues.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2003)
    • Law Review and Order of the Coif
    • Legal Extern: Honorable Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the Northern District of Illinois (2002)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (B.A., 1996)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2003


  • Spanish