Soule, Bradtke & Lambert is a law firm concentrating in civil litigation since 1994. The firm specializes in federal court litigation, including class actions in areas such as fair housing, wage and hour, employment discrimination, and securities law. The firm also has substantial experience in commercial litigation, subsidized housing law, and education law. Soule, Bradtke & Lambert has experience implementing and monitoring Federal Court Consent Decrees.
Ms. Soule has experience as a court-appointed monitor in a nation wide gender discrimination class action, and has served as lead plaintiffs' class counsel in discrimination cases. Mr. Bradtke has experience in developing minority business enterprise and affirmative action plans. Ms. Lambert has served as lead counsel in a national FLSA collective action and serves as the President of a charitable organization's Board of Directors. Ms. Soule has been a referral attorney of Women Employed Institute. Soule, Bradtke & Lambert is a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Institute for Law and the Workplace.
Soule, Bradtke & Lambert has been selected by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to participate in its attorney referral program for unrepresented charging parties whose claims result in EEOC findings of substantial evidence of discrimination, and has provided training to EEOC attorneys and investigators concerning systemic cases as well as concerning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination issues.
Mr. Bradtke and Ms. Soule have held adjunct positions on the legal writing faculty of local law schools. Ms. Soule has served as a mentor and extern supervisor in IIT-Chicago Kent’s Institute for Law and the Workplace. Ms. Soule has been a presenter at an Institute public sector employment law seminar on current developments in employment law. Ms. Soule served for five years as pro bono General Counsel and national legislative coordinator for Reconciling Ministries Network, Inc.
In both litigation and non-litigation contexts, Soule, Bradtke & Lambert aims to provide aggressive and sophisticated representation that is directly responsive to the needs of its clients. At the same time, the firm is committed to avoiding activities that are unnecessary, duplicative or unreasonably expensive.
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Soule, Bradtke & Lambert has wide-ranging litigation experience at the administrative, trial and appellate levels, including presentation of jury trials in federal court, as indicated in a description of clients represented below.