Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg focuses her practice on employee’s rights. She approaches each matter with a pragmatic, empathetic lens rooted in legal analysis. Gail assists clients in a range of employment disputes related to race, gender and other forms of workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Gail has experience with all phases of litigation and administrative proceedings as well as employment contracts, training, handbooks, and severance agreements.
Leading Lawyers has named Gail an Emerging Lawyer in Employment Law and Super Lawyers named Gail as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in Employment Litigation, one of less than 2.5% of Illinois attorneys under the age of 40 given that distinction, every year since 2017. She had previously been named a Rising Star in Class Action litigation. Gail was also named to the 2015 Chicago Jewish 36 Under 36 List by the Jewish United Fund.
Gail is active in the community. In 2017, she was elected to a four-year term as New Trier Township Trustee, in which position she helps oversees the communities social safety net and social programs. Gail also currently sits on the Administrative and Government Affairs Committees of the Jewish United Fund, co-chairs the Legislative Committee of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, serves on the Quality Jobs Council for Women Employed, on her school district’s Community Review Community, on her synagogue’s board, and as a Girl Scout Brownie Leader, and on the Triage Cancer Legal Advisory Council. She is passionate about fighting prematurity and was selected to the inaugural class of Gretchen Carlson March of Dimes Advocacy Fellows in 2018 and now serves on the March of Dimes’ North Suburban Leadership Council and Illinois Government Affairs Committee.
Before joining Loftus and Eisenberg, Gail practiced employee’s civil rights law at Stowell & Friedman, Ltd., which was named top law firm for employee rights and race discrimination matters by the National Law Journal.