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Catherine Roland

Catherine Roland

Attorney at Law

Oak Park
Illinois
Licensed in
CA, IL
Whittier Law School
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About
Catherine Jean Roland is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who is licensed in both Illinois and California. The primary focus of Catherine’s practice has been in employment litigation, but she has also litigated a variety of different matters, including legal malpractice, personal injury, union matters and business disputes.

Catherine’s work earned her the honor of being named a Rising Star in California by Super Lawyers magazine for 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019. The Rising Stars list names the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys and represents no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state.
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"We had a charge filed against our company and Ms. Roland investigated and prepared our position statement, ultimately resulting in the charge being dismissed. She was detail-oriented yet efficient in handling this matter from beginning to end."

Responding to an EEOC Charge
Non-UpCounsel Client
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"Catherine did an excellent job negotiating an employment agreement in a contentious situation. She walked me through each step, was extremely responsive, and achieved the desired result. I will definitely use her again in the future!"

Employment Agreement Negotiation
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Lazaro Law Group

Partner

Oct 2018 - Present

Lázaro Law Group is a boutique law firm that provides employment law advice and counseling to businesses and executives. The firm regularly represents clients in employment litigation, internal investigations and in the negotiation of severance agreements.

Oct 2018 - Present

Littler Mendelson

Attorney

May 2017 - Sep 2018

At Littler Mendelson, the largest US based employment defense firm, we represented employers - from small family owned-business to Fortune 500 companies - at all stages of litigation.

May 2017 - Sep 2018

Reserve

General Counsel

Sep 2009 - May 2017

As General Counsel for a venture-backed start-up, I handled all day-to-day employment matters, including drafting and negotiating employment agreements, drafting and negotiating severance agreements, revising employment policies and performing periodic employee trainings.

Sep 2009 - May 2017

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