Clark Hill Chicago Adds Labor & Employment Attorney Scott Cruz
CHICAGO, IL – Scott Cruz has joined Clark Hill's Chicago office as Senior Counsel in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. Cruz represents both public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including civil litigation and preventative counseling.
Cruz has handled unemployment audits before the Illinois Department of Employment Security, in addition to defending unemployment compensation claims. He also has extensive civil litigation experience on behalf of educational institutions, including institutions of higher learning, and has successfully dismissed lawsuits for clients on a motion to dismiss or on summary judgment in the Circuit Courts of Cook, Will, Kane, Lake and DuPage counties.
He is also on the Board of Directors of Alivio Medical Center, a not-for-profit whose mission is to increase Hispanic access to comprehensive, affordable quality health care. Additionally, Cruz is a mentor at the 1871 incubator where he provides counsel and guidance to 1871's members on all aspects of employment law. Cruz is a member of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Chicago Latino Network.
Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 350 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit www.clarkhill.com.