Lisa Callaway

Lisa Callaway

Partner

Ms. Callaway earned her undergraduate degree cum laude, Juris Doctor degree, and Masters of Science in Industrial Relations, all from Loyola University of Chicago. Ms. Callaway concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment law. Before joining our firm, Lisa was a partner at Clark Baird Smith LLP, Vice President and General Counsel for the Management Association of Illinois, and an associate practicing in labor and employment law at two other Chicago law firms. Over the past decades she has represented municipalities, school districts, community colleges, other local governmental entities, and private companies. Lisa has a wealth of experience negotiating public and private sector collective bargaining agreements, and has also represented public and private sector clients in federal and State court litigation and before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, the State and federal departments of Labor, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, and the Illinois Educational and Public Labor Relations Boards. She frequently lectures on labor and employment law issues at local, State and national conferences and has authored articles on topics such as collective bargaining, employment discrimination, employment termination, and workplace Internet/e-mail misuse. Lisa is also a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Ms. Callaway is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

PRACTICE
2018 Admitted to the Bar of the State of Colorado
2017 Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
2007 Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court
1993 Admitted to the Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1990 Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1990 Admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois

MEMBERSHIPS
Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
Illinois and Colorado Bar Associations, Labor and Employment Sections
Illinois Association of School Boards/Council of School Attorneys
National Association of School Boards/Council of School Attorneys
Treasurer/Board Member, Labor and Employment Relations Association
Chicago-Kent College of Law Kenneth M. Piper Endowment Advisory Board and Public Sector and Private Sector Labor Advisory Boards
Commissioner and Vice Chair, City of Elmhurst Zoning and Planning Commission
Government Advocate, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Illinois Chapter
Former Chairperson, Chicago Bar Association, School Law Committee

LECTURER
Illinois and National Public Employer Labor Relations Associations
Illinois Association of School Boards
Illinois Council of School Attorneys
IIT-Kent College of Law
National Business Institute
National Association for Business Resources
Chicago Labor and Employment Relations Association
Illinois Society for Human Resources Management
Loyola University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations,
       and School of Education
Northern Illinois University, School of Education
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BOARDS, ETC.
Commissioner, City of Elmhurst Zoning and Planning Commission; Government Advocate, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Illinois Chapter; Chicago-Kent College of Law, Kenneth M. Piper Endowment Advisory Board and Private and Public Sector Labor Advisory Boards; Former Chairperson, Chicago Bar Association, School Law Committee; Treasurer and Board Member, Labor and Employment Relations Association