Margherita M. Albarello



Direct: 312.696.1225


Areas of Practice

Employment Law

Margherita M. Albarello concentrates her practice in all areas of employment law, regularly counseling clients in matters pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Illinois wage and hour violations, Equal Pay Act violations and misclassifications, trade secret litigation, non-compete/non-solicitation restrictive covenant agreements and litigation, as well as False Claim Act and Whistleblower Act violations.

Clients turn to Margherita for her wealth of knowledge in employment law and her ability to achieve successful outcomes with practical solutions. With decades of experience, Margherita represents clients before both state and federal courts and administrative institutions such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Cook County Commission on Human Rights, the Illinois and United States Departments of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

Throughout her career, Margherita has advised countless employers on employment best practices and policies, employee handbooks, management training, employee classifications and workforce reductions. She also serves as an independent investigator for employers for matters regarding wrongful workplace conduct.


IIT Chicago-Kent School of Law, J.D. with high honors, 1984

  • Law Review Member

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. in Psychology, 1979


Illinois, 1984


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Supreme Court


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