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Tracy is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP concentrating her practice on representing and counseling employers in a variety of areas of labor and employment law. Ms. Billows represents employers in single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action litigation matters related to employment discrimination claims under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and similar state discrimination laws. She also represents management in matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA).

By Edward V. Arnold and Jesse M. Coleman

Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 13, 2023, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari on a pair of hotly contested Seventh Circuit decisions, paving the way for a decision that will dramatically impact the way in which courts determine liability under the False Claims Act (“FCA”).

Specifically at issue is whether the

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On May 15, 2013, the EEOC updated its Americans with Disabilities Act guidance on hiring and employing individuals with cancer, diabetes, epilepsy and intellectual disabilities. These updates address the changes to the ADA by the ADA Amendments Act. On May 28, 2013, Seyfarth published a “strategies and insights” piece on how to respond to these new regulations. Click through to
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