Allison K. Wright

Allison is a partner of Pappas O’Connor P.C.

Focus

Management labor, employment matters and litigation

Clientele

Private and public sector clients including local and national corporations, colleges and school districts, hospitals, medical corporations, and banks

Experience

Counseling and representation in litigation regarding federal, state and local statutes and regulations

Establishing client employment policies and procedures

Conducting compliance reviews and assisting in preparation of employee handbooks and other materials

Handling a variety of collective bargaining issues, including contract negotiations and drafting

Assisting employers with labor relations, including labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges and union elections

Representing clients in all facets of school and education law, including trainings, disciplinary proceedings, tenure law, due process issues and student privacy laws

Establishing and implementing public sector policies and procedures pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA)

Public sector labor relations

Premises liability defense

Education

University of Iowa (J.D., with Distinction)

University of Illinois (B.A., with Honors)

Bar Admissions

State Courts

Illinois, Iowa

Federal Courts

Central District of Illinois

Southern District of Iowa

Bar Associations

Member

Rock Island County

Illinois State Bar Association

Iowa State Bar Association

American Bar Association

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Illinois Association of School Boards

National School Board Association