Robbins Schwartz is Pleased to Announce New Partners
Jan 4, 2023
Congratulations Thomas C. Garretson, Michelle L. Weber, and Kevin P. Noll!
Thomas C. Garretson counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including internal misconduct investigations, disciplinary action, labor relations, collective bargaining, 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. Tom represents employers in a variety of venues, including federal/state courts, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and federal/state labor boards.
Thomas received his Bachelor of Arts with honors from Michigan State University and his Juris Doctorate from Chicago Kent College of Law.
Michelle L. Weber practices in the area of education law with a focus on special education and student matters. She counsels school districts and community colleges regarding the IEP process, due process, Section 504, student discipline, board policy, and student records. Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Michelle worked as an attorney for Waukegan Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools, focusing in special education. She has experience counseling IEP teams and school administrators, representing districts in complex due process hearings and developing policies and procedures for school districts.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College, her Masters of Arts from Loyola Marymount University, and her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University College of Law.
Kevin P. Noll‘s practice focuses in the area of labor and employment law. Kevin counsels school districts, community colleges, libraries, and municipalities with issues involving employee discipline, internal investigations, employee leaves of absences, and alleged discrimination and harassment claims. Kevin also defends clients in litigation and administrative charges in federal and state court, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and the Illinois Department of Labor. In addition to his experience in labor and employment law, Kevin has trained school districts and community colleges pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.
Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University and his Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School.