Stanley Eisenstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Chicago, IL

Katz Friedman Eisenstein Johnson Bareck & Bertuca
 | 77 W. Washington Street, 20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 866-439-1244
Fax: 312-372-5555
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (80%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

During a career that has spanned more than 40 years, Stanley Eisenstein has developed a reputation as one of the leading labor and employment attorneys in Illinois. A partner at Chicago-based Katz Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson  Bareck & Bertuca, he provides representation to labor unions throughout the Midwest, including the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Mr. Eisenstein has handled several hundred cases before the National Labor Relations Board, including his lengthy representation of the United Auto Workers during its 1990's labor dispute with Caterpillar Inc. In addition to his union clientele, Mr. Eisenstein assists individual plaintiffs in cases involving workplace discrimination and harassment.

Mr. Eisenstein has received numerous honors from his colleagues on account of his impressive track record and superb ethical standards.  He has been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Legal Counsel in Labor & Employment Law in Illinois for client satisfaction.  He has been several times named as Chicago Labor Lawyer of the Year (Union) and in 2018 was named as the top Labor Union attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers.  In 2019 the United Auto Workers awarded him the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Service Award.  He has been elected as a Fellow in the national College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Practice Areas
  • 80%Employment & Labor
  • 20%Employment Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Employment Discrimination


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

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About Stanley Eisenstein

Admitted: 1973, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • "Who's Who in America." 
  • The American institute of Legal Counsel, “10 Best” in its Labor and Employment Law section, 2016
  • Field of Labor and Employment law exemplifying integrity, Dedication and Excellence, Fellow
  • Chicago’s Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, Labor Law – Union Side, 2015
  • Chicago Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law Union, 2013, 2018 10 Best labor & Employment Attorneys in Illinois, 2019, American Institute of Legal Counsel, for client satisfaction Walter P Reuther Distinguished Service Award 2019, United Auto Workers
  • Illinois Superlawyers
  • 1% of Americas Most Honored professionals, American Registry
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers
  •  Leading Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Northern of Illinois
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow
  • The U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • The Northern District of Indiana  
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Central Districts of Illinois
  • The U.S. Courts of Appeals 9th Circuit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, Chicago Bar Association
  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, American Arbitration Association
  • Labor and Employment Law Section Council, Illinois State Bar
  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, National Academy of Arbitrators
  • Speaker, Multitude of labor issues, Illinois State Bar Association

Industry Groups

  • Labor Unions
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Office Location for Stanley Eisenstein

77 W. Washington Street
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 866-439-1244

Fax: 312-372-5555

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Last Updated: 10/31/2019

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