Jody Kahn Mason is an Associate in the Chicago office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Kahn Mason is an experienced employment law litigator and defends employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the Midwest.
Ms. Kahn Mason handles all types of single plaintiff and class action employment litigation, including claims of discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation, and matters arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA). Additionally, Ms. Kahn Mason routinely counsels employers regarding a multitude of labor and employment issues such as reductions in force, employee handbooks, personnel policies, internal investigations, separation agreements and employee leaves of absence. Ms. Kahn Mason also has substantial experience both defending and prosecuting cases involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants and claims of misappropriation of trade secrets.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis P.C., Ms. Kahn Mason was an associate at a Chicago-based litigation boutique where she represented a number of businesses, hospitals, physicians and corporations involved in complex litigation, including product liability, pharmaceutical, medical malpractice, environmental, and general tort litigation. Ms. Kahn Mason has defended companies in trials in federal and state courts throughout the Midwest.
Ms. Kahn Mason was named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Ms. Kahn Mason is admitted to practice in Illinois and Indiana. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Ms. Kahn Mason earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 2003, with a major in Political Science and minors in Gender Studies and Public Policy. She obtained her J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2006.