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Gregory H. Andrews

Principal
Chicago

P 312-787-4949
F 312-787-4995
Gregory.Andrews@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Gregory H. Andrews is a Principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Much of his work is focused on the representation of employers in traditional labor matters where Mr. Andrews negotiates collective bargaining agreements, defends employers in labor arbitrations and successfully guides employers through union organizing attempts via on-site coaching and training of supervisors and management in addition to representation before the NLRB.

Mr. Andrews’ work is also focused on representing employers in unfair competition, trade secret and restrictive covenant cases in state and federal courts.  In addition, he has successfully defended employers in numerous arbitrations, trials, and appeals in state, federal courts. His litigation experience is focused on representing employers of all sizes in a wide variety of industries in ADA, FMLA, Title VII, FCA and FLSA single plaintiff and class action cases.

A frequent speaker for the Illinois, DuPage and Kane County Bar Associations, Mr. Andrews taught human resources for fifteen years as an instructor for Aurora University and Northern Illinois University’s SHRM Certification Test Preparation Course.

 

Honors and Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Congregation Council of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, President
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Serving DeKalb, Kane and Kendall, Board Member and 5k Race Committee Member
  • Wild Rose Woods Homeowners Association, Past President

Published Works

  • “Your Space or Myspace?” Human Resource Executive (January 2010)
  • “The Seventh Circuit Clarifies Employer’s Duties Under the ADA,” Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 89:313-315 (June 2001)

See AllGregory H. Andrews in the News

June 8, 2017
Cook County Record

Gregory Andrews Comments on Stricter Computer Policies to Prevent Disclosure of Trade Secrets

June 8, 2017

Gregory Andrews comments on litigation between Molon Motor and Coil Corporation and Nidec Motor Corporation highlights the need for company policies to restrict the use of USB and other portable devices on computers with sensitive information in "Trade secrets lawsuit highlights need for company computer policies, expert... Read More

See AllBlog Posts by Gregory H. Andrews

State and Federal Trade Secrets Claims Upheld By Northern District of Illinois
May 24, 2017

A May 11, 2017 decision by Judge Chang, in the Northern District of Illinois, found misappropriation alleged under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) and the Illinois Trade Secrets Act (ITSA), in a case where the employee downloaded files while still employed. Read More

NLRB Denies Petitions to Revoke Subpoenas Based on Mere Allegation of Joint Employer Status
March 27, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board has denied petitions to revoke subpoenas that were issued by an NLRB Regional Director to two companies seeking information about a possible joint employer relationship between the two employers. Read More

Illinois Appellate Court Finds Non-Compete Restrictions Over-Reaching and Affirms Court Decision Not to Blue Pencil
November 13, 2015

A recent decision from an Illinois Appellate Court suggests that employers with non-compete agreements “built to scare” may end up with an unenforceable contact and even the loss of confidential information under Illinois law. AssuredPartners, Inc. v. Read More