People: Peter J. Wozniak, Senior Counsel

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Peter J. Wozniak

Senior Counsel

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5509
Fax: (312) 460-7000
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Mr. Wozniak is a senior counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Labor & Employment Department, Mr. Wozniak's practice includes defending employers throughout the United States in complex employment discrimination class actions and single plaintiff litigation, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, and wage & hour class and collective actions.

Mr. Wozniak is a litigator with in-depth experience performing a broad range of outcome critical functions in support of complex matters having multi­million dollar and business-essential consequences for some of the world’s largest corporations. His experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, including pretrial investigation, settlement negotiation, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post­trial appeals.

Mr. Wozniak was recently recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star. Prior to beginning his legal practice, Mr. Wozniak served as a Sergeant in the United States Army Reserve.

Mr. Wozniak is a senior counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Labor & Employment Department, Mr. Wozniak's practice includes defending employers throughout the United States in complex employment discrimination class actions and single plaintiff litigation, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, and wage & hour class and collective actions.

Mr. Wozniak is a litigator with in-depth experience performing a broad range of outcome critical functions in support of complex matters having multi­million dollar and business-essential consequences for some of the world’s largest corporations. His experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, including pretrial investigation, settlement negotiation, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post­trial appeals.

Mr. Wozniak was recently recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star. Prior to beginning his legal practice, Mr. Wozniak served as a Sergeant in the United States Army Reserve.

Education

  • B.A., Binghamton University (2000)
  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law, magna cum laude (2007)
    Order of the Coif
    Editor-in-Chief, Indiana Law Journal (Volume 82)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Central District of Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Southern District of Texas

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association 
  • Chicago Bar Association