Associate, Chicago Office

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

Practice Areas

Thomas C. Garretson

Tom practices in the area of labor and employment law.  Tom counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employee discipline, labor relations, and federal and state employment discrimination matters under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Illinois Human Rights Act, Title VII, and other federal and state anti-discrimination and wage laws. 

Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Tom worked in the Labor Relations Department for a large public health system.  During law school, Tom interned in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Chicago district office.

Recent Presentations

  • Employee Misconduct Investigations and Discipline: Best Practices to Minimize Employer Liability, Oak Brook, IL (September 2018)
  • Compliance with Mandated Reporter Obligations Under ANCRA, In-Service (June 2018)
  • Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations, In-Service (June 2018)

Thomas C. Garretson

Education

  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2015
  • B.A., with honors, Michigan State University, 2012

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association

Associate, Chicago Office

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

Practice Areas

Thomas C. Garretson

Thomas C. Garretson

Associate, Chicago Office
ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
tgarretson@robbins-schwartz.com

Tom practices in the area of labor and employment law.  Tom counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employee discipline, labor relations, and federal and state employment discrimination matters under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Illinois Human Rights Act, Title VII, and other federal and state anti-discrimination and wage laws. 

Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Tom worked in the Labor Relations Department for a large public health system.  During law school, Tom interned in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Chicago district office.

Recent Presentations

  • Employee Misconduct Investigations and Discipline: Best Practices to Minimize Employer Liability, Oak Brook, IL (September 2018)
  • Compliance with Mandated Reporter Obligations Under ANCRA, In-Service (June 2018)
  • Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations, In-Service (June 2018)

Education

  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2015
  • B.A., with honors, Michigan State University, 2012

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association

Practice Areas