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Last updated: 6/10/2019
Ms. Kimberly A. Ross
Private Practice Attorney -- Communities: Employment Law Committee
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Ford & Harrison LLP
180 N. Stetson Ave.
Suite 1660
60601  United States
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312-960-6111 (Phone)
312-332-6130 (Fax)
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  DePaul College of Law
  Employment Discrimination, Employment Law
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Kimberly is a long-time member of Temple Sholom of Chicago, having previously served on its Board of Directors for 18 years. She is also a member of and frequent speaker on employment law topics for the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce and Northalsted Business Alliance. She is a frequent author of employment law articles and blogs.
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Kimberly A. Ross is a partner in the Chicago office of Ford & Harrison, LLP. She received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and her B.A. from the University of Michigan. She practices employment law, including handling claims involving harassment and discrimination under federal and state laws, wage and hour claims, general employment practices and common law torts such as negligent hiring and retention, retaliatory discharge and defamation In addition to her litigation practice, Kimberly frequently conducts seminars for clients in the area of employment law, including harassment and discrimination under Title VII (race, gender, sex, religion and national origin discrimination and harassment); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act. She also counsels clients on general employment policies and practices, including reductions in force, hiring, performance evaluations, disciplining, conducting investigations and terminations. In addition, Ms. Ross also drafts employee handbooks and other policies, and drafts and reviews employment contracts and other agreements between employers and their employees. She counsels clients on issues such as proper classification of employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act and other matters pertaining to maintaining proper personnel files.

Ms. Ross was a past Editor in Chief of the IDC Quarterly. In addition to the IDC, she is a member of Defense Research Institute (DRI) (serving as Community Chair of the Employment and Labor Law Committee), the Decalogue Society of Lawyers and the Women’s Bar Association.
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