Laura Reasons is a labor and employment attorney serving clients in matters ranging from workplace discrimination to counseling on compliance and best practices.
Laura Reasons leads the firm’s labor and employment law practice group where she focuses on wage and hour class and collective actions across the country. She also serves as DiCello Levitt’s Associate General Counsel for Employment Matters. Over the past decade, Laura has litigated the spectrum of employment law claims, including in class, collective, and systemic litigation. She previously counseled clients—from small businesses through Fortune 100 companies—on wage and hour compliance, discrimination claim avoidance, and day-to-day employment issues.
Laura’s passion for representing individuals has also translated into a strong pro bono resume. Her pro bono clients include an incarcerated individual, asylum seekers, transgender individuals seeking to change their legal names and gender markers, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) applicants. Laura was a Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic in Cook County, Illinois, working for more than ten years to represent clients seeking protective orders.
Prior to joining DiCello Levitt, Laura was part of the labor and employment practice group of an international, management-side law firm, where she defended some of the largest companies in the United States in employment law cases, including in high-stakes class and collective litigation. She brings that experience, combined with her passion for service and representing individuals, to the firm. While in law school, Laura served as a judicial extern to the Honorable George W. Lindberg of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers (2018)
Order of the Coif
Employee Benefits, Legal Writing, CALI Awards in Business Organizations
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan