Herman, Athena
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Athena Herman

Contact info:

Practice Areas:

  • Employment Law

Past Positions:

  • Benassi & Benassi, 1997

Professional Associations:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association

Current Employment Positions:

  • Attorney


  • Illinois’ Top 40 Attorneys under 40 in 2011
  • Federal Rules Advisory Committee by the judges of the Central District of Illinois

Representative Cases:

  • Ryan & Gillespie v. DCFS (Constitutional rights, $4.9 million)
  • David v. Caterpillar (Title VII, $850,000)
  • Albright v. Caterpillar (worker’s compensation retaliation, $1.76 million)
  • Radmanovich & Mausshardt v. Combined Insurance Company of America (class action sex discrimination, $ 9 million)
  • Woodward v. Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America (class action race discrimination)
  • Burwell v. City of Peoria ($550,000 gender discrimination & retaliation for a single plaintiff)