Angela M. Sekerka Of Counsel




Angela McManus Sekerka concentrates her practice in employment and housing discrimination law. She has successfully defended numerous employers and property management companies against charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and numerous state administrative agencies throughout the country. Angela’s employment work has involved race, color, sex, national origin, age and religious discrimination; sexual harassment; disability discrimination; familial status and source of income; and equal pay violations. She has also provided advice and counseling to clients on employment matters and reviewed and assisted employers in drafting employee handbooks and other employment-related policies and procedures.

Angela has received dismissals in hundreds of cases and achieved favorable settlements for her clients at mediations before the EEOC, HUD and various state agencies. Additionally, she has defended employers and management companies in litigation before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has also handled hundreds of employment-practices liability and housing discrimination cases before federal and state administrative agencies.

Angela worked in sales for three years prior to attending law school. Her client base consists primarily of insurance companies, employers, property managers and property management companies.  She has represented a wide range of businesses in connection with her employment law practice, from small family-owned construction companies to large multi-state corporations.

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