John Roache focuses his practice on employment law and class action litigation. He represents employers in numerous wage and hour issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Illinois wage statutes, including collective and class actions involving claims for off-the-clock work, employee misclassification, joint employer liability, misclassification of independent contractors, uniform maintenance, training, and entitlement to overtime.
John also represents clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts in in other employment litigation matters, including restrictive covenant disputes, and harassment, discrimination, retaliation, constitutional, administrative, regulatory, and civil rights claims. John also regularly counsels employers on a wide array of labor and employment issues, including wage and hour compliance, enforceability of restrictive covenants, compliance with other employment laws, leaves of absence, and terminations.
John’s clients have included major financial institutions, technology companies, security service providers, and state governments and municipal agencies.