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Emily C. Fess

Associate
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Emily C. Fess is an Associate in the Benesch’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Emily counsels and represents employers on a broad range of employment law matters, including medical leave and accommodation requests, discipline and discharge, harassment and workplace investigations and wage and hour issues.

Emily’s litigation experience includes regularly responding to discrimination charges filed with the EEOC and state agencies and representing clients in federal and state court in various Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA and retaliation suits.

In addition to assisting clients, Emily is involved with the community as a volunteer with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago and a member of Step Up Women's Network.

  • EDUCATION

    • University of Wisconsin Law School, 2009, J.D.
      • cum laude
    • Northwestern University, 2004, B.S.
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit