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Disability Accommodations in the Digital Age


Speaker(s): Alex Li, Sarah M. Konsky, Teresa L. Reuter
Recorded on: Apr. 29, 2015
PLI Program #: 142877

TERESA L. REUTER (“Terri”) is an associate in the Labor, Employment and Immigration practice in the firm’s Chicago office. Ms. Reuter represents clients in a wide variety of employment litigation matters ranging from individual claims to complex class and collective actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Reuter clerked for the Honorable Stephen S. Mitchell (ret.) of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Ms. Reuter received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2009, where she served as Editor-In-Chief of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, and her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Florida.

Practices
  • Labor, Employment and Immigration
Areas Of Focus
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Class and Collective Actions
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
Admissions & Certifications
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Georgia, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Illinois - General, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. of Tennessee, 2011
  • Georgia Supreme Court, 2011
  • Georgia, 2010
  • Illinois, 2014
Education
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2009 (with honors)
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2004 (summa cum laude, Harry S. Truman Scholarship)
Clerkships
  • Stephen S Mitchell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. of Virginia (2009 - 2010)


SARAH M. KONSKY is a partner in the Employment & Labor group in the firm’s Chicago office. Ms. Konsky represents clients in a wide range of employment and labor cases, including employment discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination, restrictive covenant, trade secret, and breach of contract claims. Ms. Konsky has experience defending clients in class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, state wage and hour laws, employment discrimination laws, and other statutes. She represents clients at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitrations and administrative proceedings.

Ms. Konsky regularly counsels employers on a variety of employment matters, including employment policies and procedures, employment-related agreements, disciplinary matters, employment terminations, reductions in force, restrictive covenants, protection of confidential information, and compliance with employment laws. She also assists clients in drafting and updating employment policies and agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Konsky served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Konsky graduated with honors from The University of Chicago Law School, where she was an editor of The University of Chicago Law Review.


MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES


Ms. Konsky is a member of the Board of Directors of CARPLS, the Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services.


PRACTICES

  • Appellate
  • Labor, Employment and Immigration

AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Labor and Employment Class and Collective Actions
  • Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Appeals
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation
  • Protecting Proprietary Information and Customer Relationships
  • Wage and Hour Litigation 

ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Illinois - General, 2006
  • Illinois, 2005

EDUCATION

  • The University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2004, with honors)
  • University of Illinois (B.A., 2001, with highest honors)

CLERKSHIPS
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Mary M. Schroeder