Lana B. Nassar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Blaise and Nitschke, P.C.
123 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-448-6602
Fax: 312-803-1940
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%), Civil Rights (20%)
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English
Attorney Profile

Lana B. Nassar represents clients in Illinois, California, and Missouri in matters of employment discrimination, harassment, unlawful termination, and civil rights violations in front of the Illinois Department of Human Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, arbitrations, mediations, state court, and federal court. She represent individuals discriminated against based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, religion, familial status, national origin, and citizenship status.

Named a Fulbright Scholar in Amman, Jordan, she also served as a judicial clerk to an International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, gaining invaluable experience that she applied to make herself an intelligent, confident, and strategic attorney.

Ms. Nassar attended Loyola University, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts. She then pursued her dream of becoming an attorney and graduated with her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law. While in law school, she was named to the executive board of the Middle Eastern Law Students Association.

Lana is a Super Lawyer 2020 and 2021 Illinois Rising Star, a distinction awarded to 2.5% of all attorneys in Illinois. She is on the National Board of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and its Legal Committee, the Board of the Arab-American Bar Association of Illinois and the Arab-American Business and Professional Association. 

Prior to law school, Lana was a Judicial Clerk at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. She also served as a delegate at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Lana B. Nassar

Admitted: 2015, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • , Fulbright Scholar in Amman, Jordan
  • Illinois Super Lawyer 2020 Rising Star

Educational Background

  • Loyola University Chicago, Honors: magna cum laude, B.A., 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Board Member American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee , 2021
  • Delegate, United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Arab-American Business & Professional Association, Executive Board Member, 2017
  • Arab-American Bar Association of Illinois, Executive Board Member
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Office Location for Lana B. Nassar

123 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312-448-6602

Fax: 312-803-1940

Last Updated: 3/24/2021

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