O'Malley & Madden, P.C.

542 So. Dearborn St.
Suite 660
Chicago, Illinois 60605
PH: (312) 697.1382
FX: (312) 697.1384

Practice Areas

Employment Law and Civil Rights

O'Malley & Madden, P.C. provides consultation, negotiation and litigation services for problems encountered in the workplace, including state and federal claims involving:

  • Discrimination & Harassment
    • Race
    • Sex
    • Pregnancy
    • Age
    • Disability
    • National Origin
    • Religion
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Complaints
  • Workers' Compensation Act Retaliation
  • Wage & Hour Violations (Including Overtime)
  • Equal Pay Act
  • FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Violations
  • Employee Benefits (Benefit denials & ERISA claims)
  • §1983 Law (Civil Rights, abuse of power)
  • Employment Contracts
  • Severance Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks and policies

Litigation and Appeals

The attorneys at O'Malley & Madden, P.C. have successfully represented clients before a wide range of courts and agencies, including:

  • Federal Courts
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
      • State Courts
        • Illinois Supreme Court
        • Illinois Appellate Court, First District
        • Illinois Appellate Court, Second District
        • Circuit Court Cook County
        • Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County
        • Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kane County
        • Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County
        • Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Lake County
        • Twenty Second Judicial Circuit, McHenry County
      • Agencies
        • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
        • Illinois Human Rights Commission
        • Illinois Department of Human Rights
        • Cook County Commission on Human Rights
        • U.S. Department of Labor
        • Illinois Department of Labor
        • Illinois Department of Employment Security

O'Malley & Madden Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Making a Job Last

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Blog of the Week

22 Democratic senators want to know how sexual harassment financially impacts women

Twenty-two Democratic senators are calling on the Labor Department to collect additional, better data regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.

Thought for the Week

"If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs."

–Anonymous

List of the Week

from Career Builder

Impact of a Bad Hire:

  • Lost productivity, 39%
  • Lost time to recruit and train another worker, 39%
  • Cost to recruit and train another worker, 35%
  • Employee morale negatively affected, 33%
  • Negative impact on clients, 19%  

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