Lori A. Zahalka: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Lori A. Zahalka

Associate
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312 701 7921

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Litigation & Counseling
  • Privacy & Security
  • Social Media Law
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 312 701 7921
Fax: 312 706 8637
http://www.mayerbrown.com/people/Lori-A-Zahalka/
 
University DePaul University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1999
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2005
 
Admitted2005, Illinois; 2005, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Lori practices commercial litigation and represents business entities in complex disputes in state and federal courts, including professional negligence claims brought against national accounting firms, fraud claims, contract disputes, and government investigations. She has taken and defended depositions as well as briefed and argued dispositive and discovery-related motions.

In addition, Lori practices labor & employment litigation, representing clients in matters before federal and state courts and various administrative agencies, including the defense of individual and class claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, and employment-related torts. Lori also provides clients with counsel and advice on employment-related matters such as employee discipline and termination, employment policies, employment agreements, separation agreement and covenants not to compete.

Lori joined Mayer Brown in 2005.

 
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California Court of Appeal Holds That A Parent Holding Company May Be Liable for the Unlawful Wage and Hour Practices of a Subsidiary
Marcia E. Goodman,Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka,John Zaimes, December 2, 2014
Decision: In Castaneda v. The Ensign Group, the California Court of Appeal issued a published decision holding that a corporate parent that has no employees can be found liable for its subsidiary’s nonpayment of overtime and minimum wages to employees if the parent wholly owns the subsidiary...

New California Employment Laws Impose Additional Responsibilities On Employers
Marcia E. Goodman,Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka,John Zaimes, December 2, 2014
Development: California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a series of bills aimed at increasing protections for California workers. Most notable are the implementation of a paid sick leave requirement in California and a new law that imposes statutory joint employer liability on companies that use...

California District Court Reaffirms that Collective Bargaining Agreements Define When Overtime Begins
Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka, August 30, 2014
Decision: In Kilbourne v. Coca-Cola Company, the US District Court for the Southern District of California granted partial summary judgment in favor of Coca-Cola in connection with a former employee’s overtime claims. The court held that, although California Labor Code Section 510 sets forth...

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Lori A. Zahalka

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606




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