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Joe Yastrow Receives Honor for Excellence in Employment and Business Law

Joe Yastrow was peer selected as the Chicago litigation-labor employment lawyer of the year for 2015 in a survey by his colleagues.

    CHICAGO, IL, April 03, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Joe Yastrow, Partner, Executive Committee Member and President of Laner Muchin, Ltd., has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in labor and employment law.

Laner Muchin, Ltd. is one of the oldest and most highly regarded law firms in the country, dedicated exclusively to the practice of labor and employment law on behalf of management. The firm has been singled out on countless occasions for its creativity and professionalism, its unparalleled responsiveness to clients and its commitment to diversity. The firm represents clients in such areas as employment litigation and benefits, general labor and employment, human resources services and business immigration. Joe Yastrow brings 37 years of experience to his position as partner, executive committee member and president of Laner Muchin, Ltd.

In the course of his daily duties, he concentrates in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment matters, employment litigation, mediation, collective bargaining, wage and hour matters, OSHA claims and arbitration. His excellence in the field is supported by a JD from Southern Methodist University (1978) and a degree from Dartmouth College (1975), where he graduated cum laude. While at SMU, Joe Yastrow served as an editor of the Southwestern Law Journal and was elected to membership in the Barristers, the law school's most prestigious honor society.

Joe Yastrow has published articles and lectured extensively on a wide array of employment topics and is a leading authority on employment practices liability insurance. Joe Yastrow is a certified mediator through the Center for Dispute Resolution at DePaul College of Law. He was recently inducted into Worldwide Registry and also maintains affiliation with the American Employment Law Council and The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Additionally, Joe Yastrow holds key positions with major organizations in his field, such as the labor law section of the ABA and management co-chair of the Employment Practices Liability Insurance Subcommittee for the ABA. Outside of his professional career, he was a founding executive board member for the Children's Brittle Bone Foundation, and currently is an active volunteer for the AntiCruelty Society where he works in dog care and adoptions.

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