Attorney of Counsel

Prime Law Group, LLC

Previous Experience:

  • Practical Law Company, a Thomas Reuters Legal Solutions
  • Kopon Airdo, LLC, Chicago, IL

Jacqueline H. Lower

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:

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 Admission:

  • 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)

Activities

  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Huntley Chamber of Commerce
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