William R. Pokorny represents management in a wide range of labor and employment matters. He concentrates his practice on litigation and counseling in areas including discrimination, disabilities, ERISA and employee benefits, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and labor relations. He represents employers before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Human Rights Commission. Mr. Pokorny has experience with a wide variety of clients, including manufacturers, utilities, hospitals and healthcare providers, insurance companies, financial services firms, staffing firms, retailers, restaurant operators, hotels, not for profit agencies, colleges and universities, school districts, and local government agencies.
Mr. Pokorny has represented clients in matters before state and federal courts in Florida, Kansas, Texas, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio, as well as the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.