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Jackson Lewis Names Nadine C. Abrahams Chicago Office Managing Principal

CHICAGO, IL (June 15, 2020) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Nadine C. Abrahams has been named Office Managing Principal in Chicago. Ms. Abrahams focuses her practice on a wide range of areas, ranging from day-to-day employment counseling to complex employment litigation. Additionally, she is Co-Leader of the firm's General Employment Litigation Practice Group and has served in this position since 2016. 

“As Co-Leader of our General Employment Litigation group for more than four years, Nadine’s exceptional leadership skills, legal prowess and devotion to Jackson Lewis have been made abundantly clear,” said Firm Co-Chairs Kevin G. Lauri and William J. Anthony in a joint statement. “Nadine was a clear choice to manage the Chicago office, and we are confident she will succeed in leading the Chicago office in its next stage of growth. We are thankful for the solid foundation James F. Botana has built for the office and wish him the best of luck as he focuses on expanding his robust litigation practice at Jackson Lewis.”

Ms. Abrahams represents management in employment cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. She has been based in Chicago her entire career and has extensive experience litigating all forms of labor and employment matters throughout the Midwest, in federal courts, state courts, and before administrative agencies.

Ms. Abrahams practices the spectrum of employment matters, including claims such as race, age, religion, national origin, disability and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour issues. Her class action, collective action, and multi-plaintiff experience includes suits by both private parties and by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Ms. Abrahams also routinely counsels clients on a variety of employment practices, including employment contracts and employee handbooks. She conducts employee training seminars, harassment investigations, and frequently speaks on employment-related topics.

Ms. Abrahams earned her J.D. from New York University and her B.A. from the University of Chicago. 

Jackson Lewis’ Chicago office can be reached at (312) 787-4949. 

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 

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Nadine C. Abrahams

Nadine C. Abrahams

James F. Botana

James F. Botana

Kevin G. Lauri

Kevin G. Lauri