Maryam Arfeen Appointed Vice-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Committee


Aronberg Goldgehn Associate Maryam Arfeen has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee, effective June 2020.

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.

Maryam has also assumed the role of Council Member on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section. The mission of ISBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section is to inform section members and the public of important developments in labor law through meetings, newsletters, public appearances, news releases, etc.; to review and comment on proposed legislation and regulations in the labor law field; to foster opportunity for informal contacts between attorneys representing labor and management to promote increased candor and less contentious relationships between them and their clients; and to foster improvement in the efficient and equitable administration of federal and state labor legislation.

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 commercial litigation, employment litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She also has experience with civil rights, whistleblower and contract disputes.

Maryam is a regular contributor to Aronberg Goldgehn's Employment Law newsletter, Employment Law Trending Now, including most recently:

"New Illinois Employment Laws Effective Now and in 2020," Dec. 23, 2019.

"Illinois Becomes the Latest State to Ban Questions on Salary History," Aug. 20, 2019.

"New Illinois Sexual Harassment Law Enacted; Most Provisions Slated to Take Effect in January 2020," Aug. 13, 2019.

"The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Illinois: Key Issues for Employers to Consider," June 28, 2019.

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