Athena Herman
Rudd, Tinley Marie
Athena Herman

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Practice Areas:
  • Employment Law
Past Positions:
  • Benassi & Benassi, 1997
Professional Associations:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Peoria County Bar Association
Current Employment Positions:
  • Attorney
Honors:
  • 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)