| Practice Description: |
Ronald J. Hein, Jr. is the managing partner and a founding partner of Franczek Radelet PC. Throughout his distinguished legal career, Mr. Hein has been engaged exclusively in representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law. He represents private sector employers in the manufacturing, service, retail and distribution sectors. Mr. Hein's broad-based practice within the labor and employment field includes extensive experience in employment-related litigation, general employment matters, and union-related issues. Mr. Hein is an experienced trial lawyer who spends a significant portion of his time representing management in litigation matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
Notable Cases and Results:
Mr. Hein has successfully handled cases involving alleged employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and breach of express or implied employment contract, as well as claims related to benefits and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals in the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
Trial Bar, Northern District of Illinois
Year of Birth: 1950
Law School: University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1975
Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame, B.A., economics, 1972
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Cum laude
Mr. Hein's union-related practice includes representation of management in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, including union organizing and union decertification campaigns, collective bargaining, arbitration under collective bargaining agreements and general labor advice.
Prior to forming Franczek Radelet PC, Mr. Hein was a partner at Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon (1988-1994); at Matkov Salzman Madoff & Gunn (1985-1987); and at Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson (1975-1985).
Mr. Hein is frequently sought out to speak before various employer groups and associations on a variety of workplace topics.