Linda D. Friedman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.
 | 303 West Madison Street, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-431-0888
Fax: 312-431-0228
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007, 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Linda D. Friedman is the founding and managing partner of the firm Stowell & Friedman, Ltd., where she has represented clients nationwide. These cases have involved issues such as individual and class-action gender, race discrimination, sexual harassment, politcal affiliation, violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, mandatory age retirement  retaliation, discirminatory policies, among many others. She has represented her clients in private mediation and arbitration,  federal district court jury and bench trials and appeals.

In her more than 30 years of practice, Ms. Friedman through her firm has recovered well over $800 million for victims in settlements or verdicts. Because of her extensive experience she has been asked to appear on CNBC and CNN and is a continuing commentator on legal stories for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Dow Jones, Reuters and Bloomberg, among others. She is admitted to practice within the state of Illinois and the Northern U.S. District Court of Illinois. She is also admitted to practice before the 2nd and 4th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, the 7th and 9th U.S. Courts of Appeals, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court. Her firm is located in Chicago, Illinois.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (40%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Class Action/Mass Torts (40%): Class Actions

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007, 2010 - 2019

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About Linda Friedman

Admitted: 1985, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.stowellfriedman.com/#our-team

Honors/Awards:

  • 2013-2014 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America , Law Dragon Publisher, 2013
  • Women Employer--One of 35 Champions for Change and the DePaul University College of Law Women's Alumni Association
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Lexis/Nexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Ten Most Influential Women Lawyers in Illinois", American Lawyer Media
  • "Top 10 Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers in Illinois", Leading Lawyers Network 
  • "Top 100 Leading Consumer Lawyers in Illinois", Leading Lawyers Network
  • "Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois" , Leading Lawyers Network
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Pro bono/Community Service:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Frequent Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminars

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, B.A.
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Office Location for Linda D. Friedman

303 West Madison Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312-431-0888

Fax: 312-431-0228

 

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Last Updated: 10/13/2017

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