Amy Gibson Selected as Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Committee at the Chicago Bar Association for 2019-2020
Aronberg Goldgehn member Amy Gibson has been selected as Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Committee at the Chicago Bar Association for the 2019-2020 term.
The Labor & Employment Law Committee is concerned with all legal issues that arise from or affect the employment relationship, including labor-management relations, personnel policies, discrimination claims and other state and statutory claims affecting employment. The committee also addresses practice and procedures before federal and state agencies, alternative dispute resolution forums, and the courts within which employment issues are resolved.
“I’m honored to have selected as Co-Chair of this vibrant, active committee,” said Amy. “I'm looking forward to a year of thought provoking presentations and conversations on hot topics in employment law.”
At Aronberg Goldgehn, Amy Gibson is Co-Chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group and has been instrumental in the firm’s growth of its employment law practice.
As a general litigator, she handles complex commercial litigation, including claims involving shareholder disputes, fraud, consumer fraud, breach of contract, and real estate.
In her employment practice, she 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’s employment practice encompasses assisting businesses with the protection of their assets and trade secrets by pursuing claims against former employees for breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of non-competition agreements. 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.
She makes it a priority to stay current on changes in the law, emerging trends in the employment context, and how those changes and trends impact her clients.