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