Jacqueline H. Lower

    Jacqueline H. Lower

    Attorney
    Prime Law Group, LLC

    T: 815-338-2040 Ext. 109
    D: 815-515-9601
    F: 815-338-0526

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    EDUCATION:
    Juris Doctor: Loyola University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL
    Master of Arts: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL- English
    Bachelor of Arts: DePaul University, Chicago, IL ‒ English
    Summa cum Laude: Honors Program

    BAR ADMISSIONS:
    Illinois District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

    HONORS and AWARDS:
    Law Journal Publication: The Pregnant Employee’s Appearance as a BFOQ under
    The Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 14 LOY. U. CHI. L.J. 195 (1982)

    PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:
    Practical Law Company, a Thomas Reuters Legal Solutions
    Kopon Airdo, LLC, Chicago, IL

    ACTIVITES:
    McHenry County Bar Association
    American Bar Association
    Northwest Suburban Bar Association
    Huntley Chamber of Commerce

    Jacqueline H. Lower practices in the multi-disciplinary areas of employment, discrimination, harassment, and labor law. Her experience renders her versed in civil litigation and practice in state and federal courts. Over her approximately 30 years of practice, Ms. Lower has played a key role in obtaining several summary judgment rulings in federal and state court and successful wins in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She has obtained several no-cause findings with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Illinois Department of Human Rights. She has mediated to successful resolution several charges of discrimination before the EEOC. She provides counsel, evaluation, and representation appertaining to a full range of employment, discrimination, and labor-related matters, including preparing employment policies and handbooks, litigating contract and tort actions (defamation, interference with contractual relationships, whistle-blowing, termination in violation of public policy), and wage and hour law.

    AREAS OF PRACTICE:
    Appellate, Business, Civil Litigation, Employment, Local Government