General Information

Year founded: 1994
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Overview

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In the 26 years since the firm was formed, we have grown into one of the premier labor, employment, and education practices in the country. Our clients include Fortune 100 companies and some of the largest public-sector entities in the United States as well as scores of small, medium, and large businesses and educational institutions. We counsel, advise, and represent employers across the United States. We capably staff the largest and most complex cases for clients of all sizes while offering responsive day-to-day consultation on more routine matters.

As a mid-size law firm, Franczek provides a personal approach and exceptional value by focusing on select areas of law and doing them exceedingly well. Our personable, talented, and highly skilled attorneys and our depth of experience in our core practice areas means we can provide you an unparalleled quality of service.Our practice is focused and clearly defined. We do not aspire to expand our practice beyond those areas, because we strongly believe that maintaining our focus is the best way to continue to deliver our unique blend of extraordinary client service and value – for clients like you.

Rankings

Franczek P.C. is nationally ranked in 3 practice areas and metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 2
Tier 2 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 2 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 2 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Metro Rankings

Chicago, IL
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 2
Tier 2 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 2 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 2 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Metro Rankings

Chicago, IL
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Main Location

Management and Personnel

Managing Partner
Michael Warner

Contacts

Labor & Employment Practice
Tracey Truesdale
Labor & Employment Practice
Bill Pokorny
Higher Education Practice
Jennifer Smith
Higher Education Practice
Bill Pokorny
Education Law Practice
Nicki Bazer
Education Law Practice
Dana Fattore Crumley
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