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Julia S. Wolf

Associate
Chicago

P 312-787-4949
F 312-787-4995
Julia.Wolf@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Julia Wolf is an associate in the Chicago, IL office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. 

Ms. Wolf regularly represents clients in high-stakes class and collective action litigation and has handled cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage-and-hour laws, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Section 1983. Ms. Wolf also has experience handling matters before the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Wolf practiced litigation in the Chicago Office of an international law firm, where she represented public and private companies in complex commercial litigations, federal securities cases, and government investigations.

While attending law school, Ms. Wolf served as an editor of the Duke Law Journal and a member of the Leadership Board for the Duke Law Innocence Project. Ms. Wolf also worked as an extern in the Appellate Division for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, volunteer attorney

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August 8, 2019
SHRM

Patrick Rocks, Kathryn Montgomery Moran and Julia Wolf Author "Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Salary-History Inquiries"

August 8, 2019

Patrick Rocks, Kathryn Montgomery Moran and Julia Wolf author "Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Salary-History Inquiries" in SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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September 13, 2019

Illinois Outlaws Questions about Job Applicants’ Prior Salaries

September 13, 2019

Beginning September 29, 2019, it will be against the law in Illinois for employers to ask job applicants about their prior salaries or wage history. In order to avoid fines and lawsuits, companies recruiting in Illinois should remove any questions about prior pay from their job applications and any related documents both on-line or in... Read More

August 1, 2019

Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Inquiries about Job Applicants’ Wage Histories

August 1, 2019

An amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act expands the Act’s scope and prohibits employers in Illinois from requesting information about a job applicant’s prior compensation. House Bill 834 passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly, and was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on July 31, 2019, as Public Act 101-0177.... Read More

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Illinois Equal Pay Act Mandates to Take Effect September 29
September 28, 2019

Amendments to Illinois’ Equal Pay Act (EPA) go into effect on September 29, 2019, leaving employers little time to adjust their hiring practices.  No Inquiries into Salary History. Read More

Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Inquiries about Job Applicants’ Wage Histories
August 9, 2019

An amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act expands the Act’s scope and prohibits employers in Illinois from requesting information about a job applicant’s prior compensation. House Bill 834 passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly, and was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on July 31, 2019, as Public Act 101-1077. Read More