Nadine C. Abrahams: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Nadine C. Abrahams

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Public Sector
  • Retail
University University of Chicago, B.A., with honors, 1989 Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's List
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1992 Root-Tilden-Snow Scholar, Staff Editor, Review of Law and Social Change
Admitted1992, Illinois; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2003, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2007, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2009, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2013, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

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Chicago Bar Association


Illinois State Bar Association


Nadine Abrahams is Principal and Litigation Manager of the Chicago, Illinois office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management in employment cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies, and she is Co-Leader of the firm's General Employment Litigation practice group.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Abrahams was a partner with another prominent national labor and employment firm. She previously was Senior Counsel for the Employment Litigation Division of the City of Chicago Law Department. She has been based in Chicago her entire career and has extensive experience litigating all forms of labor and employment matters throughout the Midwest, in federal courts, state courts, and before administrative agencies.

Ms. Abrahams practices the spectrum of employment matters, including claims such as race, age, religion, national origin, disability and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour issues. Her class action, collective action, and multi-plaintiff experience includes suits by both private parties and by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Ms. Abrahams also routinely counsels clients on a variety of employment practices, including employment contracts and employee handbooks. She conducts employee training seminars, harassment investigations, and frequently speaks on employment-related topics.

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November 20, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity Committee Newsletter

November 20, 2015

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2015. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has


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Nadine C. Abrahams

150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500
ChicagoIL 60601


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