Heidi has broad experience representing clients in various labor and employment matters. She is an experienced counselor and has advised many clients in strategies for avoiding labor and employment litigation. She has also successfully litigated matters for employers in state and federal courts as well as in Illinois Department of Labor, EEOC and NLRB administrative hearings.
Heidi conducts training sessions and internal investigations. She also drafts and negotiates executive employment agreements and separation releases. Heidi is also certified as a Human Resources Professional by the Human Resources Certification Institute and approaches labor and employment problems with an eye toward finding positive business solutions to client problems. Heidi also has broader litigation experience in civil rights defense, product liability, and general litigation matters.
Prior to joining ASG Law, Heidi was an associate at the law firms Schiff Hardin LLP and Altheimer & Gray.
Heidi has undertaken a number of pro bono cases, including employment and criminal matters, and representing indigent clients in divorce proceedings.
Heidi also has a strong interest in and commitment to public education. Prior to attending law school, Heidi was a teacher in the Washington D.C. public schools. In law school, she volunteered as a tutor and mentor through Chicago Youth Programs, and taught Street Law and worked with female juvenile detainees in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center. She is currently an active volunteer at both Audubon Elementary School and Edison Regional Gifted Center, both Chicago Public Schools.