Melissa L. McDonagh advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment matters, including single and multiple plaintiff litigation and class and collective actions involving matters of: Discrimination, Wrongful termination, Employment-based torts.
Prior to joining Littler, Melissa was an associate at a Chicago-based litigation firm where she represented a number of businesses, hospitals, and healthcare corporations involved in complex litigation, including employment, medical negligence, and products liability litigation. Her experience extends from pre-litigation counseling through trial.
J.D., Boston College Law School, 2004
B.A., Boston College, 2001
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Professional & Community Affiliations :
Member, Board of Directors, Casa Myrna, 2018-present
Co-Chair, Community Outreach Committee, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, 2013-2014
Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, 2012-2013
Member, Associate Board of Directors, Gilda’s Club, 2005-2012