Jennifer Kay is of counsel in the Chicago office of Ogletree Deakins where she specializes in employment law. Jennifer litigates employment-related disputes in a variety of jurisdictions and before administrative tribunals. Her experience encompasses Title VII, the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and the various state and local statutes addressing discrimination, retaliation, and wage protection. Her practice also includes the defense of claims for violation of non-compete agreements, defamation, wrongful discharge, and tortious interference with employment agreements.
On the counseling side, Ms. Kay assists clients in navigating their way through hiring, firing, investigations, and compliance with various workplace laws including wage and hour statutes. Additionally, she drafts employment policies, severance contracts, and non-solicitation agreements. She is a frequent speaker on topics such as separation agreements, retaliation claims, employee privacy rights and employee leave statutes for a variety of professional organizations and corporate clients.