Overview

Jennifer J. Froehlich is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Chicago office. She focuses her practice on employment-related litigation and has substantial experience representing clients in disputes involving a broad range of issues, including breach of contract, unjust enrichment, unfair trade practices, misappropriation and theft of trade secrets, employment discrimination and non-competition agreements.

She regularly advises clients on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, National Labor Relations Act, federal and state anti-discrimination laws, state biometric information privacy laws, and wage and hour matters. She has appeared in both federal and state court and has represented clients in the successful resolution of investigations conducted by state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the National Labor Relations Board and the U.S. Department of Labor. Outside of the courtroom, she regularly counsels clients on day-to-day labor and employment issues, conducts internal investigations for clients and provides training on common issues facing employers, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation reporting and prevention. Ms. Froehlich also performs due diligence of labor and employment issues for corporate clients involved in corporate transactions.

In addition to litigating in administrative and trial courts, Ms. Froehlich has appellate experience. She has authored briefs before the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the Illinois Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Froehlich was an associate at an international law firm in Pittsburgh, Pa., practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and labor and employment. Before entering private practice, Ms. Froehlich worked in human resources and labor relations for a Fortune 500 automotive company.

Credentials

Education
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, M.I.L.R.
  • Cornell University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Illinois
  • Pennsylvania
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Honors & Awards
  • Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers, 2015-2017
  • Red Key Honor Society
  • Order of the Coif
  • DePaul Law Review
  • Class of 1962 Scholarship

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