Meredith Kirshenbaum is an associate in the firm's Litigation Group. Ms. Kirshenbaum has experience litigating cases involving labor and employment law, commercial contract disputes, false claims act litigation and real estate disputes. Ms. Kirshenbaum's traditional labor law experience includes representing employers in unfair labor practice charges and other matters pending before the National Labor Relations Board, counseling employers during union organizing campaigns, defending employer interests throughout the union-election process and negotiating union contracts.
Ms. Kirshenbaum devotes a considerable portion of her practice to representing and advising charter schools. Ms. Kirshenbaum provides charter schools counsel in a wide range of areas including traditional labor law, employment law, charter applications, contract negotiations, state commission appeals and school policies. Recent speaking engagements include a session on labor law developments and charter schools at the Alliance of Public Charter School Attorneys Conference as well as several presentations for the Illinois Network of Charter Schools.
Ms. Kirshenbaum is admitted to practice in Illinois. She received her law degree, with honors, from The University of Chicago Law School in 2012. While attending the University of Chicago, Ms. Kirshenbaum was recognized as a Kirkland and Ellis scholar and a member of the Order of the Coif. She received her B.S., magna cum laude, in social policy from Northwestern University in 2009.
- Goldberg Kohn Attorneys David Morrison, Meredith Kirshenbaum and Kathryn Walter Win Summary Judgment in Discrimination CaseSeptember 30, 2014
- Goldberg Kohn Attorneys David Morrison, Meredith Kirshenbaum and Beata Brewster Win Summary Judgment on Discrimination CaseApril 9, 2014Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- September 22, 2016
- July 25, 2016
- July 14, 2016
- November 13, 2014
- University of Chicago, J.D., with honors, 2012
- Northwestern University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2009