Felicia Frazier Receives Top 50 Women in Law Award

Congratulations to our Managing Partner Felicia Frazier on her “Top 50 Women in Law” award. The women honored were evaluated by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin & Chicago Lawyer Women’s Advisory Board and chosen by the CDLB & CL selection committee for their work to mentor and promote other women in the profession, their success in…

New Associate Sean McGrath Published in Trial Journal

Congratulations to our newest associate, Sean McGrath, for his recent publishing in Trial Journal’s 2021 Summer Edition. Sean’s article examines the legal issues surrounding the gig worker economy and its potential impact on the right of injured plaintiffs. It is a privilege to have this bright young attorney as part of the OSMFM, Ltd. family and…

Arbitrator Upholds Termination of Police Officer Based on Threats to a Fellow Police Officer and Dishonest Responses During Internal Investigation

A dishonest police officer is “damaged goods.” Arbitrator upholds termination of police officer based on threats to a fellow police officer and dishonest responses during internal investigation. Most local government employees are protected by collective bargaining agreements. These agreements provide that any decision to suspend or terminate employment is subject to review by an arbitrator…

FEDERAL COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF DOWNERS GROVE – REJECTS MULTIPLE USERRA DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, commonly referred to as USERRA, is a very important law providing well-deserved benefits and job security to public employees who also serve in the military. USERRA is quite complicated and frequently requires legal analysis before employment decisions are made. Like any other benefits law, USERRA may be…