Sylvia serves as litigation counsel for employers facing complex employment litigation disputes under Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, Title VII, Section 1981, and the Immigration and Nationality Act. She also represents employers in litigation involving allegations of:
- Discrimination and reverse discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Violations of FMLA, ADEA, ADA
- Wrongful discharge
- Trade secret misappropriation and violations of noncompetition and nonsolicitation provisions
- Breach of contract claims
Licensed to practice law in Illinois and California, Sylvia has represented employers in jurisdictions throughout the country and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Justice, Illinois Department of Labor, and state human rights commissions and agencies.
Sylvia advises employers in connection with the development and implementation of employment practices, including issues related to hiring and firing, background checks, classification issues, workplace privacy, non-discrimination, reductions in force, unemployment benefits, and workshare programs.