O'Malley & Madden, P.C.

542 So. Dearborn St.
Suite 660
Chicago, Illinois 60605
PH: (312) 697.1382
FX: (312) 697.1384

Practice Areas

Employment Law and Civil Rights

O'Malley & Madden, P.C. provides consultation, negotiation and litigation services for problems encountered in the workplace, including state and federal claims involving:

  • Discrimination & Harassment
    • Race
    • Sex
    • Pregnancy
    • Age
    • Disability
    • National Origin
    • Religion
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Complaints
  • Workers' Compensation Act Retaliation
  • Wage & Hour Violations (Including Overtime)
  • Equal Pay Act
  • FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Violations
  • Employee Benefits (Benefit denials & ERISA claims)
  • §1983 Law (Civil Rights, abuse of power)
  • Employment Contracts
  • Severance Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks and policies

Litigation and Appeals

The attorneys at O'Malley & Madden, P.C. have successfully represented clients before a wide range of courts and agencies, including:

  • Federal Courts
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
      • State Courts
        • Illinois Supreme Court
        • Illinois Appellate Court, First District
        • Illinois Appellate Court, Second District
        • Circuit Court Cook County
        • Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County
        • Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kane County
        • Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County
        • Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Lake County
        • Twenty Second Judicial Circuit, McHenry County
      • Agencies
        • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
        • Illinois Human Rights Commission
        • Illinois Department of Human Rights
        • Cook County Commission on Human Rights
        • U.S. Department of Labor
        • Illinois Department of Labor
        • Illinois Department of Employment Security

O'Malley & Madden Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Corporate Whistleblowing: What Actions by a Whistleblower Does the Law Protect

In recent years financial corruption and crises have led to increased more regulation of corporations and the financial industry and corporations. Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank impose various financial reporting obligations on publicly traded companies. T

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Blog of the Week

The Trucking Industry Is a “Sweatshop on Wheels.” Here’s How Kavanaugh Could Make It Worse.

The Court will determine whether workers in the hyper-exploitive trucking industry can sue their bosses for breaking the law.

Thought for the Week

"Whisper networks are a double-edged sword: the same secrecy that protects victims and whistleblowers can shield perpetrators as well."

–Sarah Jeong, The Verge

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Searches for Whistleblower Laws This Week: 

  • Federal Employee Whistleblowers: Whistleblower Protection Act
  • Trucking Whistleblowers: Surface Transportation Assistance Act
  • Corporate Whistleblowers: Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank
  • Environmental Whistleblowers: Occupational Safety and Health Act

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. This is how getting fired is more financially devastating for women
  2. Gig Economy Prime Target for Labor Department Opinions
  3. It’s official: D.C. Council has repealed Initiative 77
  4. The Employer Surveillance State
  5. McDonald’s Labor Case Gets Political