One Team.

Making your mission ours.

We place a strong emphasis on teamwork, which enables us to leverage the breadth and depth of knowledge of all our attorneys, paralegals, and staff.

Catherine R. Locallo

Partner, Chicago Office and Lisle Office

ph: 312.332.7760

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.


  • Honorable Gerald L. Sbarbaro Mentoring Award (2023)
  • Illinois “Rising Star,” Employment & Labor Law (2015-2018)


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

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


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Council of School Attorneys
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Council of School Attorneys
  • Second Vice President, Justinian Society of Lawyers
  • Co-Chair, Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund Scholarship Committee
  • Member, Oakton Community College Paralegal Advisory Committee
  • Member, Triton College School of Business Advisory Legal Committee
  • President, Board of Directors, Glenview Stars Hockey Association
  • UNICO National

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

  • Legal, Legislative and Ethics Update, ICCTA Illinois Council of Community College Presidents Meeting (November 2022)
  • You’re On the Board, Now Elevate Your Game, ICCTA Annual Conference (November 2021)