Christi Coleman offers firm clients over 15 years of experience in a broad range of labor issues, having litigated labor and employment matters in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings and unfair labor practice charges with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.
Christi also has significant experience in representing employers in union negotiations – having served as lead negotiator – and in grievance proceedings. She has extensive experience in counseling clients in labor and employment issues, focusing on preventing disputes by drafting effective policies, job descriptions and evaluations and frequently delivers presentations on mitigating litigation risks to her clients.
Christi has extensive knowledge of disability-related employment issues such as ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation, as well as wage and hour law. Christi’s client base is extremely diverse, ranging from small start-ups to large public school districts.