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Chicago Employment Law Attorney

Since 1993, the Law Offices of Fern Trevino has offered legal guidance and representation to Chicago-area executives, professionals and employees on select employment law matters. The firm does not represent employers, Fern Trevino offers knowledgeable counsel on difficult workplace issues.

The Firm focuses on:

  • Evaluating a client's facts to determine if whether claims exist (discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, retaliatory discharge, failure to accommodate a disability, and FMLA leave);
  • Representing clients on such claims;
  • Counseling clients on workplace issues such as preparing for a termination meeting or a meeting with HR to report sexual harassment or other concerns;
  • Counseling clients on the enforceability of non-compete, non-solicitation and hiring contracts, and strategies for negotiating more favorable terms; and
  • Representing clients in negotiation of severance agreements and/or counseling clients on strategies for negotiating better terms to a severance agreement.

Meet Fern Trevino

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Meet Attorney Fern Trevino

  • Highest Rating for Legal Ability and Ethics

    Martindale Hubbell

  • Top 4 Women Employment Lawyers in Illinois

    2015 The Law Bulletin Board

  • Leading Illinois Lawyer Since 1993

    Peer Reviewed

Taking an Individual Approach to Each Case

The firm approaches each case based on the facts, the law, and the client's goals. The firm strongly values communication, takes an individualized approach to each case, and believes that client/firm cooperation is essential to success. The firm educates clients on the law and how it applies to the specific facts of each case, explains the available options, and guides clients through the process of selecting the option best suited for the client’s needs. In order to minimize potential conflicts of interest, the Law Offices of Fern Trevino does not represent employers.

What Sets the Law Offices of Fern Trevino Apart?

Fern Trevino has been ranked as one of the top three leading plaintiffs' employment lawyers in Chicago by Leading Lawyer Network and as one of the top 50 women practicing law in Illinois, based upon surveys. She has been consistently selected as a Super Lawyer® and a Top Lawyer, and Martindale-Hubbell has consistently rated her as AV® Preeminent™ for ethics and legal ability. In 2015, the Advisory Board of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) selected Fern to become a Fellow in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation and superior ethical reputation.

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