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Lawrence C. DiNardo (Larry)


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  • University of Notre Dame (J.D. with honors 1974; B.A. in Government 1971)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois; Indiana; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits; and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Eastern District of Michigan, and the District of Colorado

Larry DiNardo practices in all areas of employment and labor law, with particular emphasis on employment discrimination litigation, FLSA/wage-hour cases, and other employment litigation, including employee benefits and executive employment contract disputes. He has extensive experience defending employers in class actions and individual cases brought under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. His labor practice includes the representation of employers before the National Labor Relations Board, labor arbitrations, and labor negotiations. Larry also has served as labor counsel in business restructurings, sales, and mergers.

Larry's trial and appellate experience is extensive. He has tried more than 35 cases to verdict before juries around the United States and handled an equal number of cases before federal and state appellate courts.

Larry is a member of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He has served as a visiting professor of law at Notre Dame Law School and as a guest lecturer at DePaul University College of Law. He has been published in the Journal of College and University Law and has made numerous presentations on employment law topics.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Repeatedly named to "America's Leading Lawyers" by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and the "Top 50 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers in the U.S." by Human Resource Executive Magazine

    Recognized as a leader in their field by PLC Which lawyer? and The Legal 500

    Illinois Super Lawyers since 2005
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