Employment Attorneys and Litigators

Chicago Employment Lawyers

Proudly Solving Workplace Issues Throughout Chicago and Naperville

Our talented legal professionals at Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C. use our 100+ years of combined experience and extensive knowledge of the law to assist clients of all backgrounds in a wide range of labor and employment disputes. We have represented clients before various agencies, including but not limited to: the Illinois Department of Labor, the United States Department of Labor, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the National Labor Relations Board, the EEOC, and state and federal courts across Illinois.

Our compassionate lawyers understand that you work hard to provide a better life and future for yourself and your loved ones. That is why we make it our top priority to educate the clients we serve about the critical legal issues that impact them in the workplace. Whether you are a small business owner who needs help or you are an employee who is dealing with sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace, our reliable legal team is equipped with the resources and insight that you need to ensure your best interests are protected throughout the legal process.

Our Clients Come First

We'll Use Our Experience to Make Sure You Get Everything You Deserve

Why Choose Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C.?

For nearly 15 years, our law firm has been helping clients assert their rights and secure meaningful results in complicated employment law cases. We know that it can be difficult for clients who have been mistreated by their employers or co-workers to come forward and file a claim that will expose the violation. That is why our legal professionals will take the time to patiently listen to your thoughts and concerns so we can find the right legal solutions that will allow you to fight for the fair and just compensation you might be entitled to.

If you would like to discuss your case with our employment law and litigation professionals, then please give us a call today at (630) 364-4061 to request your free case review.

  • $10 million Settlement For Illinois residents $10,000,000
  • $5.4 Million for Employees of Nursing Homes $5,400,000
  • Sexual Harassment Settlement For Cook County Public Defenders $14,000,000
  • Settlement for 1,000 employees of Wynn Las Vegas In Tip Pool Case $5,600,000
  • False Claims Act Settlement Brought By Whistleblower Against Cardiologist $20,000,000
  • Class-Wide Wage Settlement For Sprint’s Commissioned Sales Force $2,700,000
  • Settlement for Managers Who Worked at Dominick’s Grocery Stores $1,700,000
  • Wage Settlement for Severs and Bar Tenders $2,500,000
  • Wage Settlement Against Guitar Center $2,900,000
  • Class Action Settlement Against Unilock Chicago for 300 Employees $1,600,000
  • Class Action Settlement Against 3M At Cardova, Illinois Plant $4,950,000
  • BIPA Settlement: Settlement with Providence Life Services for over 3,000 Illinois employees who alleged their privacy rights were violated $3,000,000
  • Settlement with Rosebud Restaurant Group for over 2,000 workers in their workplace claims $2,125,000
  • DaBecca Natural Foods class action settlement for Illinois workers. $1,000,000
  • Sexual harassment settlement for nurse who worked at medical practice and where physician claimed relationship was consensual. $450,000
  • Shareholder Litigation: Buy-out of our client, a minority owner, from the company he founded following litigation. $17,000,000
  • Wage Settlement For Single Employee–DuPage County Circuit Court for incentive compensation–claims under Wage Payment and Collection Act. $850,000
  • Settlement with Nando’s Restaurant Group for Illinois workers. $1,780,000
  • Settlement with Glanbia Performance Nutrition for a class of Illinois employees. $1,200,000
  • Class action settlement with Pretium Packaging for its Illinois workforce. $1,870,000
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Employment Law Services We Provide at Our Firm

We have a stellar reputation for fiercely advocating for our clients' rights in an ethical and professional manner. When you choose our employment law attorneys to handle your case, we will get right to work devising a customized legal strategy that is tailored to your unique case goals.

Call (630) 364-4061 or complete our contact form if you need advice regarding any of the following employment law matters:

What Makes Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C. Different?

Client Reviews

Hear Why Clients Consistently Recommend Us
    It was a true pleasure speaking with Sandy from your law firm.

    “I also want to thank the firm for such a quick response in contacting me.”

    - Wanda K.
    I can't thank and recommend Thalia enough for her professionalism, support, and encouragement.

    “I was so incredibly thankful to be able to work with Thalia at Fish Law Firm.”

    - Rosemary B.
    Kim handled my case quickly and got the best outcome for me.

    “I was looking for a lawyer and was lucky enough to get in touch with Kim Hilton.”

    - Katie A.
    If you need help and your place of employment refuses to, call Fish and ask for John Kunze.

    “John worked and resolved my case so fast.”

    - Chris J.
    He listened to my concerns, brought up things I had not considered, & moved forward with a plan that I fully agreed with.

    “Mr. Fish responded to my request for information immediately, and within a day had dealt with the issue to my complete satisfaction.”

    - Robin C.
    He fought and got better results than I could have ever expected.

    “He answered so many questions and was patient, sympathetic, and helpful throughout the entire process.”

    - Jay S.
    David also demonstrated timeless energy and a keen sense for making the right issues prevail.

    “David handled litigation for my company and we won because he took the time to understand and learn our business.”

    - Kyle B.
    From the first time we spoke with The Fish Law Firm PC we knew that we were in great hands.

    “We were extremely satisfied with the outcome that The Fish Law Firm PC fought for and cannot recommend their services highly enough.”

    - Jeff G.
    I consider David a trusted friend.

    “David Fish was there for me at a very difficult time in my life.”

    - Mary Anne B.
    You are a fabulous person and one hell of an attorney!

    “I would like to thank you for allowing my life to go back to normal once again.”

    - Richard M.
    David Fish and this law office are people with hearts, who fight for justice and what is right above all else.

    “From the second I called this office and spoke with Sandy, I was treated with the utmost respect and dignity.”

    - Danielle W.
    David was knowledgeable, responsive and a great listener.

    “I would highly recommend David as an attorney.”

    - Sarah T.
    I interviewed several lawyers and Kim Hilton was the most professional and honest I ran across.

    “She is extremely personable and down to earth at the same time she can stand toe to toe with corporate lawyers.”

    - T H.
    Mr. Fish was very professional and informative, from the initial consultation and throughout the whole process after I retained him.

    “His experience and knowledge in this field clearly stood out.”

    - Lukasz G.
    I chose The Fish Law Firm because of their exceptional professionalism, respectful, intelligent staff, and the amazing lawyer which handled my case, David Fish.

    “From start to finish, nothing could have gone better with David fighting for me and winning my case which I initially thought would be a long, and stressful process.”

    - David B.
    David Fish and his entire staff are amazing!

    “I feel blessed to have come across his firm and have them represent me.”

    - Kayla B.
    I highly recommend David Fish and The Fish Law Firm!

    “Additionally, his excellent communication skills, understanding and empathy for my situation, and professionalism made me feel confident in his abilities to get the outcome I desired.”

    - Brooke S.
    David is the most wonderful person you will work with, and as an attorney, he’s downright phenomenal.

    “Thank you David for turning a bad situation into a great experience.”

    - Zara A.
    They were professional, easy to connect with, timely, and fastidious in every way.

    “My experience with the Fish Law firm was exceptional.”

    - Jake D.
    This was my first time in this situation and David was nothing less than exceptional.

    “Truly amazing service.”

    - Jerome K.
    Their focus was never financial. It was always in my best interest.

    “She was always by my side when things would get complicated with my previous employer.”

    - Eortiz U.
    They had the knowledge, experience, and compassion to help us navigate those shark-infested waters.

    “They were with us every step of the way and when it came to the trial, their preparation and execution were unbeatable.”

    - Mary Ellen R.
    I want to thank David Fish for his amazing work!

    “It was a stressful process and I’m so thankful for him!”

    - Deanna R.
    David Fish and Kim Hilton both go way beyond their job duties to help their clients achieve what they deserve in their settlement.

    “The Fish Law Firm is extremely professional and the team does an amazing job.”

    - Zoey A.
    David Fish took the time to explain in detail his legal recommendations for improvement to ensure our documents were sound, fair, and straightforward with our employees.

    “We have called his office since our first project and again we are very impressed with his knowledge, expertise, and ability to answer our questions quickly.”

    - Ken F.
    David got the case settled quickly and efficiently.

    “David walked me through every part of the case and made sure I knew everything that was going on.”

    - John H.
    Mr. Fish handled the situation with tact and the utmost professionalism.

    “Mr. Fish was very effective at resolving this matter in a timely fashion, his fees were reasonable and he treated me like a large client even though my case was probably small in comparison to others he was working on.”

    - Greg D.
    David was playing chess, while everyone else was playing checkers – in retrospect, they never stood a chance.

    “After the first discussion with David, the whole mood surrounding the case changed; David was able to understand the full dynamics of the very long history of our problem and formulated a multipronged strategy that overwhelmed our “partner””

    - Travis
    I would recommend David without reservation to anyone in need of legal services.

    “He handled the matter quickly, efficiently and helped me receive a very favorable outcome.”

    - Ted K.
    David was the epitome of professional, understanding, knowledgeable, supportive & guided me the entire way through this emotional process!

    “If you’re looking for the right representation look no further, David Fish & the Fish Law Firm is the place to use.”

    - Shaun P.
    David is smart and knows the ins and outs of the courtroom.

    “He tells it like it is and this allows you to prepare accordingly.”

    - Rob Rosen
    Attorney David Fish was a complete lifesaver.

    “David’s extensive knowledge of the law and his execution was flawless.”

    - Michael Z.
    David is a first-rate attorney with a reputation in the community for his thorough preparation and aggressive pursuit of his client’s interests.

    “I have referred several clients to David and I have never been disappointed.”

    - Michael C.
    I couldn't be happier with David and his legal team.

    “Between phone calls and email, David made the whole process simple and easy.”

    - William C.
    Thanks to David the truth came out and this is what was so important to me—that the truth was given light and my name and reputation upheld.

    “Thanks, David, for believing in me and for fighting for me and my family during a critical time when my former company was keeping me from providing for my family.”

    - Jolinda G.
    David went out of his way to help me recover what was rightfully due to me from my prior employer!

    “Communications from his office on what was going to happen were excellent!”

    - Priscilla R.
    David’s focus was always on what was best for me, even when that decision meant less money for the firm.

    “The level of expertise, professionalism, and personal concern displayed by David Fish and his team is truly inspirational.”

    - Kurtis K.
    David Fish gave me my life back, and for that I am eternally grateful.

    He pays attention to the details, takes all of your concerns to heart, spends time considering your situation even when he’s not “on the clock”, aggressively represents your best interests, is very accessible, and he charges a fair hou”

    - Dr. James A.
    Kim was great to work with, she walked me through the events again, told me how to answer, and really put me at ease.

    “Thank you, Kim and the Fish Law Firm!”

    - Jaime K.
    In the process of my legal battle, he was my advocate, my advisor, and eventually I can also say he became my good friend.

    “He put me at ease as this was my first legal situation and was a phenomenally calming influence during the whole process.”

    - Kristin F.
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