Foley & Lardner LLP partner John Litchfield is recognized as a 2023 Notable Leader in Employment & Labor Law by Crain’s Chicago Business.
Honorees were selected for their measurable impact on behalf of clients and demonstrated leadership in professional organizations and civic or community initiatives.
Litchfield counsels clients on complex labor and employment-related matters, including disability accommodations under Titles I and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act, sexual harassment and safe workplace compliance, leave management, restrictive covenants, executive employee terminations, reductions in force, wage and hour compliance, and other state and federal employment laws.
Litchfield is chair of Foley’s LGBT+ Affinity Group and serves as a member of the firm’s recruiting committee. He is dedicated to pro bono work, devoting significant time to work with victims of persecution and torture seeking asylum in the U.S.
A previous recipient of the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Rising Star Award and Foley’s Lynford Lardner Community Service Award, Litchfield is actively engaged with his Chicago community. Currently a board member at Personal PAC Illinois, Litchfield has held leadership roles within the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago and Equality Illinois.