Miriam Petrillo

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Miriam Petrillo primarily practices in the field of employment and labor relations law. She is also actively involved in pro bono matters including political asylum, juvenile delinquency, legal assessments and other cases before federal, state and local courts and agencies.

Miriam earned her JD at the Northwestern University School of Law, and is currently a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Miriam focuses her practice on representing employers in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff and class action litigation in federal and state court.

Within this area, Miriam regularly defends clients against claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VIII of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA).

Her practice also includes advising clients on day-to-day employment law matters including the preparation of employee handbooks, employee-related policies, ADA and FMLA compliance and employee separations.


  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.) (2006)
  • Indiana University (B.A.) (2002)

Admissions : Illinois~United States (2006)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Ms. Petrillo is also actively involved in pro bono matters, including political asylum, juvenile delinquency, and other cases before federal, state, and local courts and agencies.

Representative Legal Matters:

  • Won ERISA retiree healthcare benefits dispute after a five day bench trial. Affirmed by Eighth Circuit.
  • Defending a Fortune 500 Company with respect to unfair labor practice charges relating to a recent election before the NLRB.
  • Defending a large hotel chain in arbitration award enforcement proceeding and grievance arbitrations relating to contract interpretation and subcontracting
  • Defense of putative state wide class action filed against a Fortune 500 Company involving issues of first impression under Illinois Wage and Hour laws.


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