Attorney Gumina Authors IICLE Chapter on Guidelines for Drafting Employment Agreements

Joseph E. Gumina is a contributing author for the 2016 Edition of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s treatise titled “Illinois Contract Law.” Attorney Gumina has authored Chapter 8 entitled Guidelines for Drafting Specific Contract Clauses in Employment Agreements. This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the anatomy of an effective employment agreement under Illinois law. Attorney Gumina provides practical insight and examples on how to properly draft specific contract clauses in employment agreements. Attorney Gumina also provides an extensive analysis of the developing law with regard to the enforceability of arbitration provisions in employment agreements both under the Federal Arbitration Act and the Illinois Uniform Arbitration Act.

Attorney Gumina leads O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C.’s labor and employment practice. Attorney Gumina has extensive experience representing management in a vast array of employment and labor matters. Attorney Gumina has authored articles on various employment law topics in InsideCounsel Magazine, Illinois Bar Journal and the Wisconsin Law Journal. He is also a frequent speaker on the latest topics facing employers. Attorney Gumina is licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin and has represented clients in litigation matters in both state and federal courts in Illinois and Wisconsin.