Monday, January 11, 2021
12:00-2:00 PM CST
Virtual Program - Part I
Join Barack Ferrazzano Compensation & Employment partner Allison N. Powers during the Eighth Annual Employment Law Conference of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Chicago Chapter. Panelists include members from the judiciary, academia, government, in-house counsel and private practice, who will discuss the ever-changing landscape of federal laws and regulations. Part I of this two-part series will take place from 12:00-2:00 PM CST on Monday, January 11.
The Ins and Outs of COVID-19-Related Employment Issues: Hear from Attorneys in the Government and Private Practice
1:00-2:00 PM CST
Allison, a partner in the Compensation & Employment and Litigation Groups, is a versatile employment litigator, trial attorney, and counselor who brings considerable experience to meaningfully expand Barack Ferrazzano's offerings after spending more than a decade handling high-profile and “bet-the-company” matters for diverse clients across the country. Allison’s litigation practice emphasizes strategic defense of a variety of employment claims in private lawsuits and government agency enforcement actions. Allison also devotes a significant portion of her practice to counseling clients facing a variety of workplace challenges and to handling sensitive internal investigations. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has guided clients through a variety of issues, including business restrictions under state and municipal executive orders, employee screenings and safety protocols, and reasonable accommodation requests.
Allison graduated from Northwestern University in 2002 and from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2008. She is admitted to practice in Illinois, Missouri, and a variety of federal district and appellate courts.