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Mr. Fritz is an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As a litigator, he represents clients in a range of employment disputes, including complex discrimination class actions, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) pattern or practice lawsuits, wage and hour class and collective actions, and single-plaintiff discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation actions. Mr. Fritz’s expertise covers the full scope of claims and theories arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). His experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, including discrimination charges, position statements, pre-trial investigation, settlement negotiation, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post-trial appeals.
A solutions-oriented individual, outside of the courtroom Mr. Fritz believes strongly in the power of proactive problem-solving, and devotes a considerable portion of his practice counseling employers on how to find practical solutions to their business quandaries. Mr. Fritz regularly counsels clients on a wide range of employment issues, including ADA and protected class accommodations, personnel and administrative policies and handbooks, discrimination avoidance, drug testing, FMLA and leave entitlements, retaliation, sexual harassment, termination, unemployment and post-employment benefits, wage/hour issues, and workers’ compensation.