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   3Mary StowellChicago(312) 431-0888mstowell@sfltd.commstowell@sfltd.comStowell & Friedman Ltdwww.sfltd.comwww.sfltd.comstowellmary.jpgCivil Rights/Constitutional LawEmployment Law: Employee
Mary Stowellmstowell@sfltd.com
Stowell & Friedman Ltdhttp://www.sfltd.com
303 W Madison St Ste 2600
Chicago IL 60606
Ph.(312) 431-0888 Fx.(312) 431-0228Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
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Recommended by peers in:
Civil Rights/Constitutional Law
Employment Law: Employee
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Ms. Stowell is an experienced trial lawyer with extensive experience before juries. Her practice is primarily in the areas of civil rights and employment discrimination. Ms. Stowell has handled high-profile single and multiple plaintiff cases, including class actions. She has obtained judgments and/or substantial settlements for clients on claims for age, race, sex and pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, Fair Labor Standards Act violations, First Amendment and due process Constitutional claims, WARN Act, disability, breach of contract, and defamation actions. Further, she has developed a concentration in sex discrimination, sexual harassment, pregnancy and glass ceiling issues in the securities industry. In addition to litigating claims, Ms. Stowell provides counseling in matters related to employment disputes, including negotiating separation agreements and buyouts. Ms. Stowell has taught at both the Advocacy Institute, sponsored by the Department of Justice, while an assistant US attorney, and at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1974
US District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1974
US Supreme Court, 1980
US District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1990
US Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1992


Date of Birth:  1946

Law School:  Northwestern University, JD, 1974
Undergraduate School:  University of Missouri, BA, 1971
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Top 5 percent of class; Outstanding Student in Political Science Award

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American College of Trial Lawyers
Chicago Bar Association
Women's Bar Association


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