Martin K. LaPointe

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Northbrook, IL

LaPointe Law, P.C.
 | 1200 Shermer Road, One Lane Center, Ste 310
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-461-8009
Fax: 847-786-2650
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

The founder of LaPointe Law, P.C., Martin K. LaPointe focuses his practice exclusively on labor and employment law. Based in Northbrook, Illinois, he provides defense representation to companies throughout Cook and Lake counties and other parts of the Chicago metropolitan area as well as across the country. The types of matters that Mr. LaPointe handles include wage and hour actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state and local statutes, sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, wrongful termination and similar issues. Mr. LaPointe also has extensive experience in other types of civil litigation, including contract breaches, personal injury and insurance defense.

Mr. LaPointe graduated in 1981 from Wright State University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude. He then went on to attend the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology and was awarded his Juris Doctor with high honors in 1987. While in law school, he served on the Chicago-Kent Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif at his graduation. After serving a clerkship with a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Mr. LaPointe spent several years with an employer defense firm before founding his own firm in 2013. Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. LaPointe is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Circuits.

Mr. LaPointe is frequently asked to speak on a wide range of employment law issues. He is a published author as well, and he is a member of the editorial board of the Labor Law Journal. He also serves on the Employment and Labor Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment & Labor
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020

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About Martin LaPointe

Admitted: 1987, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Defense Research Institute Employment Law Steering Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editorial Board of the Labor Law Journal (CCH, Inc.)
  • Editorial Board and a Contributor/Writer of the Journal of Employment Discrimination Law (CCH, Inc.)

Educational Background:

  • Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, B.A., summa cum laude
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Office Location for Martin K. LaPointe

1200 Shermer Road
One Lane Center, Ste 310
Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 847-461-8009

Fax: 847-786-2650

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Last Updated: 4/18/2018

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