Scott Gilbert


Scott Gilbert counsels his clients during critical moments of the employment relationship. Whether clients need to create a strategy related to a reduction in force, or understand the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Scott helps clients identify and evaluate risk factors in order to minimize liability.  Scott regularly advises clients on matters related to restrictive covenants from both the enforcement and defensive perspectives.  He also advises clients in all facets of employment litigation, from discrimination claims before the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, through the federal and state courts. Scott also represents employers in traditional labor disputes before the National Labor Relations Board, employee dismissal hearings and arbitrations, and wage and hour issues before the United States and Illinois Departments of Labor.

Distinctions

  • Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment (Illinois), 2016 - 2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2013, 2015
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Adjunct Faculty
    • Advanced Writing for Civil Litigation, 2008-2013
    • Labor Law, 2010, 2013

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Polsinelli

Polsinelli is proud to work with the American Chamber of Commerce Resources to produce the Kansas Human Resources Manual: A Guide to Kansas and Federal Employment Laws and Regulations, Model Policies and Forms for Illinois Employers and the Missouri HR Library. Our firm’s national reach includes two Kansas offices – one in Overland Park and one in Topeka – that have grown to support our many Kansas clients. Our presence in the region is further strengthened by our headquarters in Kansas City, which offers the collective services of more than 40 attorneys committed solely to the practice of labor and employment law.

Nationwide, the firm has more than 650 attorneys in 17 cities stretching from New York to Los Angeles, including offices in Phoenix, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Chattanooga, St. Louis and Kansas City. With more than 50 areas of practice, our attorneys possess the breadth of experience and depth of talent to guide diverse clients through legal complexities at every stage of their organization’s life cycle.

In every matter, our goal is to provide advice that is both direct and practical. We also endeavor to understand your business, which we believe is critical in offering advice within your unique context.

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Model Policies and Forms for Illinois Employers