Lorna K. Geiler

Lorna K. Geiler

"The effective practice of law depends on three essential qualities: academic excellence, legal expertise and humanity."

Lorna Geiler brings Meyer Capel the benefits of a distinguished academic career. she joined the firm in 1988. Since 1991, Lorna has represented employers before the Illinois Human Rights Commission, the Iowa Human Rights Commission, the Wisconsin Department of Equal Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Rights Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Illinois Education Labor Relations Board, the Illinois State Labor Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board. She has also conducted in-house training for the State and local government investigators and commissioners.

In addition, she has practiced before the Trial, Appellate, and Supreme Courts for the State of Illinois and the Trial and Appellate Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois and the Southern District of Indiana. She has represented employers in union negotiations, grievances and unfair labor practices, as well as in union organization campaigns.

Lorna consistently represents public entities in compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act as well as other issues unique to governmental and quasi-governmental bodies.

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Education

1986 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law and a 1983 cum laude graduate of Illinois State University.

Personal Interests

Lorna and her family make their home in Tuscola, Illinois.

Awards and Recognition

In 2009 Lorna K. Geiler was selected by her peers as a leading lawyer in Leading Lawyers Network Magazine | Women's Edition for Employment Law: Management. Lorna was also elected as a leading lawyer in 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2011 the Supreme Court of Illinois welcomed Lorna to the Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. From 2006 until 2017 Lorna served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Illinois Freedom to Work Act

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OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Employers with 100 or More Employees

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Lorna Geiler Explains American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) & Its Implications to Employers

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Lorna Geiler's Employment E-Bulletin: Criminal Conviction is Now a Protected Class in Illinois

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Can Employers Make the COVID Vaccine Mandatory?

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Lorna Geiler Presents on Enforcing Mask Policy

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Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

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Employment & Labor Law Newsletter Vol VI Issue 1 - May 2019

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Employment & Labor Law Newsletter Vol V Issue 1 - April 2018

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Employment & Labor Law Newsletter Vol IV Issue 2 - July 2017

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Employment & Labor Law Newsletter Vol. IV, Issue 1 - April 2016

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Employment and Labor Law Newsletter - Vol III - Issue 3 August 2015

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Employment & Labor Law Newsletter - Vol III - Issue 2 May 2015

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