Athena M. Herman

Athena M. Herman

Ms. Herman practices in the areas of employment discrimination law, general employment law, and civil rights law. Ms. Herman has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil rights employment matters at all levels before the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the EEOC, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, in state trial and appellate courts, in federal district courts, and before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She has represented plaintiffs in individual, multi-plaintiff, and class action lawsuits.

She was honored to be selected as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under Forty in Illinois for 2011 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. From among more than 1200 nominations, she was one of only two attorneys outside the Chicago area to receive the distinction.