Brenda Feis was featured by Leading Lawyers, a peer-nominated organization, for her expertise and long career as a Chicago employment lawyer. Click here for more… leading-lawyer-profile
Brenda Feis Named Among Top 10 Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers in Illinois for 2016. top-10
Brenda Feis quoted in Corporate Counsel Magazine September, 2016 Issue. corporate-counsel-article
Brenda Feis and Jill Goldy Named Among Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois for 2016. More info
Brenda Feis will speak at the 10th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference which will be held in Chicago on November 9-12, 2016. Ms. Feis will be part of a panel presentation, with EEOC Commissioners Chai Feldblum and Victoria Lipnic, entitled “Rebooting Harassment Prevention: A Call to Action.” Further information about the conference can be found here.
On June 20, 2016, after extensive study and witness testimony, the EEOC Select Task Force on Workplace Harassment on which Ms. Feis serves (see below) issued its comprehensive report.
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In March 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington formed a Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace to identify strategies to prevent and remedy harassment in the workplace. Ms. Feis was appointed to the Select Task Force along with 15 other members from around the country, including academics, legal practitioners from the plaintiff and defense sides, employers, employee advocacy groups, and organized labor.
In March 2014, FEIS GOLDY won a six-figure jury verdict in favor of its client in a retaliation case brought under the Illinois Whistleblower Act, 740 ILCS 174/15, and the common law of retaliatory discharge in Illinois state court. The plaintiff, a long-term director of a day care center, was terminated after reporting the day care center and its owner to the Department of Children and Family Services (“DCFS”) for violating DCFS rules for the protection of children.