Amy Gibson and Maryam Arfeen Present on Best Practices for Employment Interviews


Aronberg Goldgehn attorneys Amy M. Gibson and Maryam H. Arfeen presented today on “Best Practices for Employment Interviews” to a client audience of hiring managers.

The presentation focused on preparing for interviews, with suggested “do’s” and “don’ts” for becoming familiar with the position and applicant, conducting the interview and post-interview follow-up while complying with federal, state and local employment laws.

Amy Gibson defends local and national employers in litigation and administrative proceedings involving claims by employees for discrimination, retaliation, violation of state and federal wage and hour laws, and worker misclassification. Amy counsels employers on a wide-range of employment matters, such as employment policies, compliance with state and federal employment laws, internal investigations, terminations, and classification of independent contractors/employees. Amy's legal practice also focuses on complex commercial litigation, including claims involving shareholder disputes, fraud, consumer fraud, breach of contract, and real estate. 

Amy serves as Co-Chair of Aronberg Goldgehn's Commercial Litigation Practice Group, co-chair of the firm's DEI Committee, and a member of the firm's Executive Management Committee.

Maryam Arfeen represents an expansive range of clients in litigation in both state and federal courts. She has represented professionals, companies and their insurers in employment litigation, as well as commercial disputes. Maryam also counsels employers on a wide range of employment matters, such as employment policies and compliance with state and federal employment laws.

Maryam is also a regular contributor to Aronberg Goldgehn's Employment Law newsletter, covering such topics as overtime rules, pay breaks for nursing mothers, employer background checks and new employment laws. Recently, Maryam was appointed as Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee and she is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee for Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Law.

ABOUT ARONBERG GOLDGEHN: Aronberg Goldgehn ( is a premier full-service business law and litigation firm with offices in Chicago and Wheaton, Illinois. The firm represents clients ranging from entrepreneurial individuals and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies. One of Chicago’s oldest law firms, Aronberg Goldgehn assists and counsels clients in a broad range of complex business transactions and commercial litigation matters and offers a full suite of personal legal services, including estate and tax planning and family law. The firm maintains a focus on the representation of bank clients and features a national insurance coverage practice as well. The firm’s geographic reach is enhanced by its role as a founding member of Legal Netlink Alliance (, a worldwide network of midsized law firms.

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