Katherine A. Rodosky is an experienced employment litigator with Chubb's Chicago House Counsel firm of Schueler, Dallavo & Casieri. She concentrates her practice in all aspects of employment and civil rights litigation. She represents employers in cases brought under state and federal civil rights statutes, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) and wrongful discharge matters. She currently represents employers and non-profit organizations in civil rights, employment and director & officer liability litigation in both federal and state courts, the EEOC, IDHR and other administrative agencies.
Katie has been a leader of the Chicago House Counsel's employment practice group since 2001 and has developed long standing relationships with Specialty Claims and clients. She handles employment matters for several large accounts in the Chicago area, and is a frequent speaker on employment law. Katie has achieved many notable victories on employment cases for her clients. Reported decisions of note include Brown v. Wyndemere, 2014 WL 960866 (N.D.Ill. 2014)(summary judgment granted for employer in race discrimination and retaliation suit); Perez v. Discovery Clothing Company, 2010 WL 3457661 (Ill. H.R.C. 2010)(summary judgment granted for employer in suit for race, national origin and citizenship discrimination); Lundine v. Hill Engineering, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15516 (N.D.Ill. 2006)(summary judgment granted for employer in suit for age discrimination); Woken v. St. Joseph Parish, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29564 (C.D.Ill. 2006)(summary judgment granted for employer in suit for age discrimination); Torain v. Delta-T Group, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6846 (N.D.Ill. 2004)(summary judgment granted for employer in suit for race and gender discrimination and retaliation).
Prior to joining Schueler, Dallavo & Casieri, Katie was an associate at a law firm specializing in labor and employment law on behalf of employees. Prior to that, she was an assistant public defender in Lake County Illinois. During law school, Katie worked for the Lake County (Illinois) State's Attorneys Office, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office and the American Defense Institute in Washington, D.C. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters.
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1992);
Georgetown University (L.L.M., with High Honors 1994)
University of Colorado (B.A., 1989)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1992
Illinois Supreme Court, 1994
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
Chicago Bar Association past Chair, Law Exploring Committee, 2005-06 and 2006-07
Illinois State Bar Association, member Employment Law Section