William R Pokorny

William R Pokorny

Franczek Radelet, P.C.
  • Business Law, Elder Law, Employment Law ...
  • Illinois
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Summary

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.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Elder Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Professional Experience
Partner
Francaek Radelet P.C.
- Current
Associate
Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon
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Associate
McDermott, Will & Emery
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Education
The University of Chicago Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude; First Prize, Hinton Moot Court
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Augustana College
B.A. | Philosophy
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Honors: Summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Website
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Contact & Map
300 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: (312) 983-0300
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