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Ross Jeffrey PetersClients’ ChoiceAward 2017 Attorney Ross J. Peters is a renowned Illinois employment lawyer that has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Mr. Peters was named by his peers as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Plaintiffs' Employment Law. Mr. Peters also earned four "Superb" 10.0 Avvo ratings in employment law, sexual harassment, workers' compensation, and personal injury.

Chicago Race Discrimination Attorney

Race Discrimination Lawyer in Lake County, Illinois

The Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd. is one of the top law firms in Chicago handling race discrimination issues in the workplace. Attorney Ross J. Peters is a top-rated attorney whose actions make him a champion for those who experience inequity due to race. He firmly believes that no personal characteristic should be used as a basis for discriminatory acts. An admirer of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ross Peters is highly focused on the content of character and an individual’s ability to perform job duties. Race should not be a factor.

Named as one of Illinois’ top ten plaintiffs’ employment lawyers by the Leading Lawyers Network, Attorney Ross J. Peters frequently and successfully handles cases that deal with race, color and national origin discrimination.

What is Racial Discrimination?

Discrimination by race occurs when a person is treated in an unfavorable manner based on personal traits associated with race. For example, skin color, hair type and facial features can be the subject of unlawful treatment in the workplace. In addition, marriage to or associations with a person of a particular race, including affiliations with race-based groups cannot be used as a basis for unfair treatment in employment practices.

Laws that Protect Chicago Employees from Racial Discrimination

If you think an employer has violated your rights based on race, you should know that there are laws to protect you. The Illinois Human Rights Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) provide legal protection against discriminatory practices in employment whether you are an employee or applicant. Mr. Peters can help you understand what is necessary to successfully establish your claim.

Aggressive Representation in Chicago Racial Discrimination Matters

Ross Peters is a formidable advocate in racial discrimination cases. He has handled significant cases and won millions of dollars for his clients. His approach to winning cases comes from an innate sense of what’s right, a tireless hunt for facts and a passion to see justice for employees and applicants throughout Chicago. If needed, he can partner with other attorneys to resolve your claim, and is willing to go the distance to get you the compensation you deserve.

Contact Attorney Ross J. Peters today to schedule an appointment concerning your race/color discrimination matter. He faithfully serves clients throughout Lake County, Cook County, McHenry County, DuPage County, Will County, Boone County, and Winnebago County. Appointments can be made at a location near you. Please call 312-595-9595, 847-625-1854 or 888-531-7400 today.

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