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J. Casey Leech

Associate
Chicago

P 312-803-2521 F 312-787-4995
Casey.Leech@jacksonlewis.com

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J. Casey Leech

Biography

J. Casey Leech is an Associate in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Mr. Leech regularly represents clients in single-plaintiff and class and collective action litigation, and has handled cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), state wage-and-hour laws, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, among others. Mr. Leech also has experience obtaining workplace protection restraining orders, and frequently handles matters before the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

While attending law and business school, Mr. Leech counseled nonprofit organizations as part of his law school’s Nonprofit Legal Clinic, assisted in adjudicating code of conduct allegations as a member of the Kelley School of Business’ Conduct Review Committee, and worked as a research assistant in the field of labor and employment law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace,” Illinois Valley SHRM (Oglesby, IL, May 2019) (Presenter)
  • “Employment Handbooks: Do’s and Don’ts,” Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Legal Clinic (Chicago, Illinois, June 2019) (Presenter)