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Julie A. Bruch

Julie Bruch is a partner at OKGC and has been with the firm since 1998. Julie focuses her practice on employment law and civil rights law.

Julie has successfully argued employment and civil rights-related cases before both federal and state courts. Her extensive legal experience encompasses defending municipalities and public employees against Section 1983, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and state law discrimination claims. Julie regularly provides training and seminars in all areas of employment law throughout the state of Illinois.

Julie is an active member of both the Chicago area legal community and her local community at home. She serves on the Employment Law Committee for the Illinois Association of Defense Counsel (IDC) and the Defense Research Institute. Julie writes the Employment Law Column for the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) Quarterly Magazine. She also serves on the Board for Friends of Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook and the Glenview Education Foundation. Julie has previously served as the President of the Glenview District 34 PTA Council and Vice-President of the Westbrook/Glen Grove PTA. Julie has also served as an Arbitrator for the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program.

Areas of Focus

  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights Law

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago, J.D., 1993 (Dean’s List; Student Articles Editor of Loyola Law Journal)
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1989

Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois