Brittany Bermudez is an experienced employment law counselor and litigator, who leverages a multitude of experiences and passion for client advocacy to offer creative solutions to the most complex employment matters.
In her practice, Brittany counsels her clients on a wide range of employment law issues, including employee relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, hiring and termination decisions, and workplace policies. Brittany assists her clients at both the state and federal levels in a variety of employment issues including litigation relating to anti-discrimination and wage and hour statutes. Brittany also assists her clients in drafting personnel policies, employee handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements, and non-solicitation agreements.
Early in her legal career, Brittany gained significant knowledge and experience with complex civil litigation procedures, fine-tuning her skills to handle matters involving professional and general liability, commercial disputes, class actions and employment disputes.
Brittany earned her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she served as the Note and Comment Editor of the Journal of Transactional Law and Contemporary Problems.
Prior to joining GCT, Brittany served as a litigation associate at Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry, LLP. When not in the office, Brittany spends her time traveling the world and with family.
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2014
Note and Comment Editor of the Journal of Transactional Law and Contemporary Problems
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Health Volunteer, United States Peace Corps
LATEST NEWS & INSIGHTS FROM Brittany N. Bermudez
November 29, 2023 News
GCT’s Employment Law Group outlines new and amended Illinois laws taking effect in 2024.Read More
August 17, 2023 News
Golan Christie Taglia attorneys David Ben-Dov, Caren Lederer and Brittany Bermudez have been ranked in The Best Lawyers in America's 2024 edition.Read More
June 22, 2023 News
On July 1, 2023, the City of Chicago and Suburban Cook County are set to raise their minimum wages for tipped and non-tipped employees pursuant to their respective Minimum Wage Ordinances. Each Minimum Wage Ordinance imposes different obligations on employers regarding minimum wage increases and providing employees with notice of their rights. Click below for what this means for businesses in Chicago and suburban Cook County.Read More
June 16, 2023 NewsREMINDER: DEADLINE FOR CHICAGO-BASED EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING AROUND THE CORNER
The June 30, 2023 deadline to complete the City of Chicago’s initial required annual sexual harassment training is around the corner.Read More
June 16, 2023 News
Governor Pritzker is expected to sign House Bill 3129 (HB 3129), recently passed by both houses of the Illinois legislature, which will amend Illinois’ Equal Pay Act of 2003 and require some employers to disclose “pay scale and benefits” in job postings.Read More
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