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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 Sexual Orientation Discrimination Attorney

Discrimination Lawyer Helping Clients in Gurnee, Grayslake, and Lake County

At The Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd., we believe in the right to fair employment and applicant practices. Your sexual orientation should not be used in judging your job performance or ability to handle a position. The only factors that matter are your qualifications to perform in your current or desired position and your actual performance. For over 18 years, top-rated Attorney Ross J. Peters has helped people with workplace discrimination issues. His practice is founded on an innate desire to remove the barriers to fair employment practices that are free from discrimination and harassment.

Named as one of Illinois’ top ten plaintiffs’ employment lawyers by the Leading Lawyers Network, Attorney Ross J. Peters has practical knowledge and experience with claims of sexual orientation discrimination.

Understanding Sexual Orientation

According to the Illinois Human Rights Act, sexual orientation refers to the “actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or gender-related identity, whether or not traditionally associated with the person’s designated sex at birth.”

Laws that Prohibit Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

The Illinois Human Rights Act protects against sexual orientation discrimination. In general, complainants have a limited amount of time to file a claim. Attorney Ross J. Peters knows the intricacies of handling such claims and will walk you through the process.

Choosing to Fight Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Sometimes you need to be heard, but do not know who to address or how to begin. Ross Peters understands that feeling. His passion to practice employment law is fueled by the knowledge that people throughout Chicago are suffering from unequal, unfair and unlawful employment situations. The first step in fighting against injustice is speaking up. Do not remain silent on issues that impact your employment. The law forbids employment discrimination in any form and Attorney Ross J. Peters is ready, willing and able to uphold the law on your behalf.

Contact Attorney Ross J. Peters today to schedule an appointment concerning your sexual orientation discrimination matter. He works hard for clients across 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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