Brian Mead focuses his practice on various labor and employment issues. He defends employers, before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, in individual and class action litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment laws, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and breach of contract claims. Additionally, Brian has experience in prosecuting and defending employee mobility and trade secret litigation cases on an emergency injunctive basis. Brian is skilled in researching multi-jurisdictional employment issues and preparing memoranda explaining the nuances of these issues and providing a recommended course of action.

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Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2014
University of Iowa, BA, with highest distinction, 2009


Illinois Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

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