Susan Lorenc| Thompson Coburn LLP
Susan Lorenc, a partner in Thompson Coburn LLP’s Chicago office, is an experienced and trusted employment law advisor who counsels employers at every stage of a personnel-related issue. She drafts policies, assists with hiring and firing, conducts workplace investigations, and provides seamless representation in state and federal courts on employment matters. For companies with five employees to those with 5,000, Susan provides day-to-day counseling on a wide variety of matters including background checks, discrimination, retaliation, enforcement of covenants not to compete, wage and hours issues, and family and medical leave. She serves as a dedicated extension of a company’s human resources department, offering responsive, practical guidance that is shaped by an organization’s ultimate goals — not the other way around.
Susan has successfully prepared and argued substantive motions in state and federal court, in addition to mediations, arbitrations and appeals, including numerous appeals before the 7th Circuit.