- Disability, Leave and Health Management
- General Employment Litigation
|University ||University of Chicago, B.A., with honors, 1989 Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's List|
|Law School||New York University School of Law, J.D., 1992 Root-Tilden-Snow Scholar, Staff Editor, Review of Law and Social Change|
|Admitted||1992, 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|
bar & professional association memberships
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Nadine Abrahams is a Shareholder and Litigation Manager in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C., where she represents management in employment cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. 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.
Ms. Abrahams has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in 2009, 2013 and 2014.
Ms. Abrahams attended New York University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where she graduated with honors and was Phi Beta Kappa.
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