Meredith Kirshenbaum Named a Notable Leader in Labor & Employment Law By Crain’s Chicago Business
Meredith Kirshenbaum is a Principal in the firm's Labor & Employment and Litigation groups. With a practical and solutions-oriented approach, she helps clients navigate labor and employment issues, litigation, and the challenges of commercial disputes.
In Meredith's traditional labor law practice, she represents employers in unfair labor practice charges and in other matters pending before the National Labor Relations Board. She counsels employers during union organizing campaigns, defends employer interests throughout the union-election process, and negotiates union contracts.
Meredith devotes a considerable portion of her practice to representing and advising charter schools, counseling them in traditional labor law, employment law, charter applications, contract negotiations, state commission appeals and school policies. Recognized for her expertise, Meredith is frequently invited to speak before charter school leaders and charter school attorneys, including as part of the Alliance of Public Charter School Attorneys.
– with honors
– Order of the Coif
– Social Policy, magna cum laude
Leading up to and following the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Meredith was asked by multiple media outlets to share her insights regarding employer policies preserving access to reproductive care. Articles she was quoted in include: