0 Programs with Noelle C. Brennan
Noelle C. Brennan has been in private practice engaged in plaintiffs’ employment discrimination litigation since 2004 and is a founder and owner of Brennan & Brown, Ltd. Since 2004, Ms. Brennan has worked on both individual and class discrimination cases, including Smith v. Niketown, a racial harassment class action which resulted in significant injunctive relief and a $7.6 million settlement. Previously, she spent seven years as a Supervisory and Trial Attorney in the Chicago District Office of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where she worked extensively on class action sexual harassment cases, including EEOC v. Mitsubishi and EEOC v. Dial Corporation. In August of 2005, she was appointed by U.S. District Court Judge Wayne Andersen to monitor the hiring practices at the City of Chicago and its compliance with the long standing Shakman Decree, which prohibits political discrimination in all job actions. In May of 2007, she was appointed to adjudicate claims and distribute monetary awards from a $12 million settlement fund for victims of political discrimination. She received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1995 and was the recipient of various academic awards. Ms. Brennan was the EEO American Bar Association Fellow for 2001-2004 and received the Chairman’s Organizational Performance Award in 1997 and the Chairman’s Opportunity to Reward Excellence (CORE) Award in 2003. She teaches Employment Discrimination and Individual Employment Rights as an Adjunct Professor at DePaul Law School and also regularly presents at legal seminars for both practitioners and business operators.