Juanita B. Rodriguez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Chicago, IL

JBR Law Group, LLC.
 | 321 S. Plymouth Ct., #1250
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-461-1005
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014, 2016
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Juanita B. Rodriguez represents clients in Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding metropolitan region as founding partner of JBR Law Group, LLC. Her practice focuses on employment and labor law, business and corporate law, corporate transactional services, business litigation, construction law, noncompete agreements, trade secrets, contracts, sexual harassment, wage and hour laws, and whistleblower laws.

Former general counsel for a renewable energy company and defender of midsized businesses, Fortune 500 companies and government entities, Ms. Rodriguez is knowledgeable in compliance matters and employment handbooks and policies for health care, higher education, restaurants, construction and retail businesses. She has international work experience from her time in Latin America and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

She is a member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois, the National Employment Law Council, the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and the Hispanic National Bar Association. As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, she was appointed to the labor and employment section council and the bench and bar section council. Ms. Rodriguez is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern and Central District of Illinois and the Illinois Supreme Court.

A graduate of DePaul University College of Law, Ms. Rodriguez earned her Juris Doctor in 2005. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in finance in 2001 from Northeastern Illinois University. In both state and federal administrative litigation and claims, she is extensively experienced in defending her clients and conducting internal investigations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (30%): Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer

Business/Corporate (30%): Contracts

Business Litigation (10%): Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Contracts, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014, 2016

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About Juanita Rodriguez

Admitted: 2005, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawatjbr.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Chicago Magazine, Rising Stars, Business Litigation 2012-2014
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Chicago Magazine, Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2016
  • “From Single Mother to Rising Star”, Hispanic Executive
  • “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago – Law 2018”, Negocios Now

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois
  • Member, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
  • Pro Hac, Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2009
  • Pro Hac, Michigan
  • Pro Hac, Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2007
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2005
  • Illinois Supreme Court, November 2005
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Illinois State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Council
  • Illinois State Bar Association Bench & Bar Section Council 

Educational Background:

  • Northeastern Illinois University, Bachelor of Science, Finance, May 2001

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Hospital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Municipal
  • Restaurant And Hospitality
  • Utilities
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Office Location for Juanita B. Rodriguez

321 S. Plymouth Ct.
#1250
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-461-1005

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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