Jeffrey B. Gilbert

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Harvard Law School (J.D. 1976)

Northwestern University  (B.A. 1973  Phi Beta Kappa)

Jeffrey Gilbert specializes in labor, employment and civil rights litigation.  In his over 30 years of practice, he has litigated in state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies.  Jeffrey Gilbert is general counsel for Teamsters Local 705, the largest Teamsters local in Chicago.  He is also a past president of the Chicago Council of Lawyers.  He formerly supervised  employment litigation at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago and was actively involved in legislative negotiations on civil rights and unemployment insurance issues in Illinois.