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Peter J. Gillespie

Peter J. Gillespie

Fisher & Phillips LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Pete Gillespie is Of Counsel in the Chicago office. He represents and counsels management on a wide array of employment law-related issues, including workplace discrimination and harassment, covenants not to compete, wage and hour laws, retaliation, hiring, promotion and dismissal decision-making, workplace privacy, genetics-based discrimination, data retention, compensation, fraud, defamation, occupational health and safety issues, and statutory compliance. He provides employers with strategic advice to help meet their objectives while reducing potential litigation risks where possible. The majority of his practice is before federal and state courts and alternative dispute forums throughout the United States. While in law school, he served as the Primary Editor of the State and Local Tax Lawyer.

EXPERIENCE

Bar Admissions
Illinois


Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Professional Activities
Chair of the Social Media Committee for the Science and Technology Section of the American Bar Association
ABA representative to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Drafting Committee on Uniform Protection of Genetic Information in Employment and Insurance Act


NEWS/MEDIA
Bill Blocks Employer 'Access' To Employees' Social Networking Accounts
7/2/2012
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