Catherine S. Lindemann advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, with a focus on claims involving:
Wage and hour
Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
Class and collective action
Cate routinely represents employers in collective, class, and hybrid actions brought under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws. She regularly handles administrative charges of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as wage and hour audits by both state and federal agencies.
She has successfully defeated conditional certification, Rule 23 class certification, and obtained summary judgment in discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour cases. She also has bench and jury trial experience and has conducted internal investigations.
Prior to joining Littler, Cate practiced at an international law firm in Chicago. During law school, she served as an extern for Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and was an articles editor for the Wisconsin Law Review.
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2008
M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2004
B.A., Haverford College, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois