Partner, Chicago Office

ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
clocallo@robbins-schwartz.com

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Catherine R. Locallo

Catherine Locallo’s practice focuses on labor and employment law and board governance matters. She counsels employers in all aspects of employment law including hiring, employment contracts, employee discipline issues, terminations and reductions in force, collective bargaining and labor relations, nonimmigrant worker visas and employment discrimination matters. She also counsels public bodies on compliance with Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act. Catherine has extensive experience representing clients in court and administrative agency proceedings involving discrimination, retaliation and harassment claims.

Catherine is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education to provide school board member training.

Awards

  • Illinois “Rising Star,” Employment & Labor Law (2015-2018)

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

  • A Workshop on Compliance with the Open Meetings Act and Illinois Freedom of Information Act, LUDA Annual Conference (October 2019)
  • Community College Trustees Training Session, ICCTA (June 2019)
  • Community College Trustees Training Session, ICCTA (June 2017)
  • Legislative Developments Affecting Illinois Community Colleges  (September 2016)
  • FOIA, OMA, and College Communications: Background and Impact of Recent Legal Decisions, ICCTA 2015 Legal, Legislative, & Ethics Update (November 2015)

Catherine R. Locallo

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, The John Marshall Law School, 2009; Order of John Marshall
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1999

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Council of School Attorneys
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers; Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair
  • National Council of School Attorneys
  • UNICO National

Partner, Chicago Office

ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
clocallo@robbins-schwartz.com

LinkedIn

Catherine R. Locallo

Catherine R. Locallo

Partner, Chicago Office
ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
clocallo@robbins-schwartz.com

Catherine Locallo’s practice focuses on labor and employment law and board governance matters. She counsels employers in all aspects of employment law including hiring, employment contracts, employee discipline issues, terminations and reductions in force, collective bargaining and labor relations, nonimmigrant worker visas and employment discrimination matters. She also counsels public bodies on compliance with Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act. Catherine has extensive experience representing clients in court and administrative agency proceedings involving discrimination, retaliation and harassment claims.

Catherine is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education to provide school board member training.

Awards

  • Illinois “Rising Star,” Employment & Labor Law (2015-2018)

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

  • A Workshop on Compliance with the Open Meetings Act and Illinois Freedom of Information Act, LUDA Annual Conference (October 2019)
  • Community College Trustees Training Session, ICCTA (June 2019)
  • Community College Trustees Training Session, ICCTA (June 2017)
  • Legislative Developments Affecting Illinois Community Colleges  (September 2016)
  • FOIA, OMA, and College Communications: Background and Impact of Recent Legal Decisions, ICCTA 2015 Legal, Legislative, & Ethics Update (November 2015)

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, The John Marshall Law School, 2009; Order of John Marshall
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1999

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Council of School Attorneys
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers; Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair
  • National Council of School Attorneys
  • UNICO National

Practice Areas