Heilmann Obtains a $1.3 Million Settlement
In a high profile action in the State of Illinois, Clausen Miller Partner Dave Heilmann obtained a $1.3 million settlement on behalf of client Glenn Meeks against Chicago State University for violation of the Illinois State Ethics Act. Meeks, the former Vice-President of Finance for the University, was fired after making complaints of violations of University policy including improper hiring and pay raises for politically connected employees. Dave is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment practice Group of Clausen Miller P.C. He represents private and public sector clients with respect to labor and personnel relations, collective bargaining, litigation of employment and civil rights cases, sexual harassment, employment contracts, employment terminations, covenants not to compete, ADA and ERISA matters.
An article on the settlement was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Please follow the link below to read the full article.
Ex-Chicago State finance chief settles whistleblower lawsuit for $1.3 million