For the past 18 years, Charles Krugel has run his own management-side labor and employment law practice based in Chicago. Charles’ clients are worldwide across all industries. One-third of his practice is HR counseling on day-to-day micro issues; another third of his practice is transactional law (e.g., contracts, agreements & negotiations); & the final third of his practice is litigation in both state & federal courts. Charles represents union as well as non-unionized companies. Finally, Charles is frequently quoted by the media, is a frequent & in-demand public speaker and trainer, and serves on numerous boards of directors for numerous organizations.