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Luther and Emmert Provide Legal Case Review to Rockford Area SHRM

10/14/2021

Attorneys Kevin Luther and Jordan Emmert presented a Legal Case Review to the Rockford Area SHRM attendees on October 13, 2021. 

Presenting factual scenarios for discussion along with employee to law caselaw, Luther and Emmert divided attendees into break-out groups to review a statement of facts that mirrored recent significant cases in employment law. In this exercise, groups elected a spokesperson to outline their conclusions and reasoning. The session concluded as Luther and Emmert re-examined the courtroom decision and the reasoning behind the decision.

Kevin Luther is the Managing Partner of Heyl Royster’s Rockford office, where he concentrates his practice in workers' compensation, employment and labor law, and employer liability. He is the co-author of Illinois Workers' Compensation Law, 2020-2021, published by Thomson Reuters, which provides a comprehensive, up-to-date assessment of workers' compensation law in Illinois. He is a frequent speaker to industry and legal professional groups.

Jordan Emmert focuses his practice on civil litigation in both federal and state courts, civil rights/Section 1983 litigation, commercial litigation, and employment law and workers’ compensation matters. Jordan joined the firm’s Rockford office in 2017 following graduation from law school. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law and a B.A. in Psychology from Southern Illinois University.