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Jonathan Karmel

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Practice Areas:

  • Protecting Employees’ Rights
  • Labor Law
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Biography

Read Jon's book Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace can be purchased at Cornell University Press, Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

Click here to view Jon's video -https://tinyurl.com/dyingtowork

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1978
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
  • Yale University, Graduate School, Political Science, New Haven, Connecticut
    • 1979

Bar Admission

  • Illinois, 1982
  • Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2005

Honors

  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers - Employment & Labor January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers - Employment & Labor January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
  • 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers - Employment & Labor January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, John Marshall Law School, 1984 to 1986
  • Chapter Author/Lecturer, Labor Law, Illinois Institute Continuing Legal Education, 1986 to 2000
  • Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, May Session, Emory University School of Law, 2010 to Present

Professional Associations

  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow