Gregory H. Andrews: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Gregory H. Andrews

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Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 787-4949

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Retail
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Transportation and Warehousing
 
University Luther College, B.A.; University of Illinois, M.S.
 
Law SchoolKent School of Law, J.D., 1992 Dean's List and President of the Moot Court
 
Admitted1992, Illinois - N.D. Ill.; 1992, Illinois; 2012, Wisconsin - E.D. Wis.; 2003, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; 2004, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1997, Illinois - C.D. Ill.
 
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Professional Associations and Activities

American Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Kane County Bar Association
Society for Human Resources Management

 
Born1958
 
Biography

Gregory H. Andrews is a Principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His litigation experience is focused on representing employers of all sizes in a wide variety of industries in ADA, FMLA, Title VII and FLSA single plaintiff and class action cases.

Much of Mr. Andrews work is focused on representing employers in unfair competition, trade secret and restrictive covenant cases in state and federal courts as well as at FINRA. He has successfully guided employers through numerous arbitrations, trials, and appeals in state, federal courts and before the NLRB.

In his labor law representation of employers, Mr. Andrews successfully guides employers through union organizing attempts via on-site coaching and training of supervisors and management in addition to representation before the NLRB.

A frequent speaker for the Illinois State, DuPage and Kane County Bar Associations, Mr. Andrews has for the past fifteen years also taught human resources as an instructor for Aurora University and Northern Illinois University's SHRM Certification Test Preparation Course.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Congregation Council of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Board Member
•National Alliance on Mental Illness Serving DeKalb, Kane and Kendall, Board Member and 5k Race Committee Member
•Wild Rose Woods Homeowners Association, Past President

Published Works

•“Your Space or Myspace?” Human Resource Executive (January 2010)
•“The Seventh Circuit Clarifies Employer's Duties Under the ADA, ” Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 89:313-315 (June 2001)

Publications

March 12, 2015

Unions Sue to Stop Wisconsin's New Right-to-Work Law

March 12, 2015

The day after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) signed the state's new right-to-work act, unions struck back with a complaint and a motion for a restraining order and temporary injunction. Three unions in Wisconsin, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (“IAM”) District 10 and Local 1061,

March 10, 2015

Wisconsin Becomes 25th Right-to-Work State

March 10, 2015

The Wisconsin State Assembly has voted to make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the country. The legislation, passed on March 6, 2015, and signed into law by Governor Scott Walker (R) on March 9, makes it illegal for a Wisconsin private-sector employer to enter into a collective bargaining agreement with a union under

February 5, 2015

Labor Board's Quickie Election Rule Raises the Question: Who's In Charge Here?

February 5, 2015

Are a company's lead persons actually the company's legal agents under the National Labor Relations Act?An individual meeting the definition of “supervisor” under the Act is not eligible to vote in a union election and, as an agent of the employer, the supervisor's wrongful statements and actions may be

Blogs

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report

Illinois Appellate Court Finds Non-Compete Restrictions Over-Reaching and Affirms Court Decision Not to Blue Pencil
November 13, 2015

A recent decision from an Illinois Appellate Court suggests that employers with non-compete agreements “built to scare” may end up with an unenforceable contact and even the loss of confidential information under Illinois law. AssuredPartners, Inc. v.

By Gregory H. Andrews

 
Reported CasesSignificant Decisions Schroeder v. Nagpal-Arora Assoc., S.C. 1-10-0297 (First Dist., 2010)(Cert. Denied Nov. 24, 2010). Upholding dismissal of claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress as pre-empted by the Illinois Human Rights Act and dismissal of IHRA case as untimely filed. Ravenscraft v. BNP Media, Inc. 2010 US Dist LEXIS 37919 (April 15 2010). Summary Judgment granted in favor of employer where plaintiff filed her complaint outside the contractually shortened statute of limitations. Matrex v. Scotti et al.(DuPage County Cir Ct. Sept 9, 2009). Granting TRO in favor of employer for enforcement of post-employment activity restraints in employment agreements. JPMC v. DeGroot et al. (Cook County Cir. Ct., May 28, 2008 and FINRA June, 2008) Granting Employer's motion for TRO and subsequent motion for preliminary injunction by FINRA enforcing employer's non-solicitation and non-disclosure clauses in employment agreements. Turi v. Belmont Machinery. 2-07-0531 (Second Dist. May 19, 2008). Upholding dismissal of plaintiff's claim for commissions under Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and procuring cause rule as sanction for plaintiff's repeated refusal to follow discovery orders. Witt v. Christie Clinic, (February 2006), successful appeal in Fourth District of Illinois following successful summary judgment on federal claims in Central District. Agency v. Grove and Accurate, AJM, Inc., 362 Ill. App. 3d 206; 839 N.E.2d 606; 2005 Ill. App. LEXIS 1163; 298 Ill. Dec. 283 (2nd Dist. 2005). Loughman v. Malnati Org., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4769 N.D. Ill., overturned by 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 884, 85 Empl. Prac. Dec. (CCH) P41840, 95 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 92 (7th Cir. Ill. 2005). DeGroat v. Exel Logistics, (December 2003), successful summary judgment for employer in ADA case upheld on appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Braxton v. Power Logistics, (June 2003), successful jury trial in Harrisburg, PA. Blalock v. Bethesda Lutheran Homes, No. 01 C 9188, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24155; 13 Am. Disabilities Cas. (BNA) 1589 (December 12, 2002) Harris v. Bethesda Lutheran Homes, (2002), successful summary judgment for the employer in Western Division of N.D.Ill. Irick v. Ill. Human Rights Comm'n and Christie Clinic, 311 Ill. App 3d 929, 726 N.E.2d 167, 2000 Ill. App. LEXIS 125, 244 Ill. Dec. 571 (Ill. App. Ct. 4th Dist. 2000) Employer's Consortium v. Aaron, 298 Ill. App.3d 187, 698 N.E.2d 189, 1998 Ill. App. LEXIS 495, 232 Ill. Dec. 351 (Ill. App. Ct. 2d Dist. 1998)
 
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Unions Sue to Stop Wisconsin’s New Right-to-Work Law
Gregory H. Andrews,Philip B. Rosen, March 31, 2015
The day after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) signed the state’s new right-to-work act, unions struck back with a complaint and a motion for a restraining order and temporary injunction. Three unions in Wisconsin, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers...

Labor Board’s Quickie Election Rule Raises the Question: Who’s In Charge Here?
Gregory H. Andrews,Christopher C. Antone,Philip B. Rosen, March 30, 2015
Are a company’s lead persons actually the company’s legal agents under the National Labor Relations Act?

Wisconsin Becomes 25th Right-to-Work State
Gregory H. Andrews,Philip B. Rosen, March 27, 2015
The legislation, passed on March 6, 2015, and signed into law by Governor Scott Walker (R) on March 9, makes it illegal for a Wisconsin private-sector employer to enter into a collective bargaining agreement with a union under which an employee is required to join the union or pay union dues to it....


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