Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP welcomes Sukrat Baber as an associate in its Employment Law practice group. Baber joins Taft in its Chicago office.
An experienced litigator and counselor for employers, Baber provides strategic legal guidance to employers in Illinois and Indiana. He has experience in identifying workplace best practices and policies, drafting employee handbooks and handling internal employee-claims.
Baber has defended and prosecuted lawsuits in Indiana, Illinois and federal courts in Indiana and Illinois. From pre-litigation through trial, Baber has handled restrictive covenant disputes, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, employment-contract claims and employment-related defamation claims. He has also defended dozens of Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) and EEOC employment discrimination claims in Illinois and Indiana.
Prior to joining Taft, Baber was an attorney at a national law firm in Chicago. Baber earned his J.D. from Indiana University McKinney School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Urdu.