Leah M. Farmer

Leah M. Farmer

Labor and Employment Litigator and Counselor

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Rating 4.57 stars 2 Reviews, 12 Recommendations

Practice area: Employment and labor, Litigation, Appeals




Leah's practice focuses primarily on complex class action and single-plaintiff employment litigation. She defends clients in state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and settlement negotiations against claims including Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FMLA, and the FLSA. She also conducts workplace investigations and training programs. Additionally, Leah regularly counsels clients on employment contracts, severance agreements, business conduct standards, workplace investigations, disciplinary hearings, risk assessment, human resources, compliance, corporate training, and other employment-related matters.
Since 2017, Leah has been selected by her peers as an "Emerging Lawyer" and/or a "Rising Star" in the field of employment law. The Emerging Lawyers designation comes from the Law Bulletin. It is reserved for attorneys younger than 40 years old (or practicing for less than 10 years) and accounts for less than 2 percent of licensed Illinois attorneys. Thomson Reuters publishes the Rising Star list. Inclusion on the list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and is only bestowed on 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois.
Leah is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Illinois, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois. Leah graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 2013, with honors. She is an active member of the Federal Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Phi Alpha Delta. Leah volunteers with the "Lawyers in the Classroom Program" organized by the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago and serves on the Auxiliary Board of the Center for Conflict Resolution.


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