Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.
Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Gerald Maatman Jr. is a partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, the leading national employment and labor law firm. He is a resident in the firm’s Chicago and New York offices and has a primary emphasis in his practice on defending employers sued in employment discrimination class actions, wage & hour collective actions, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, and civil rights/denial of access class actions brought in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Mr. Maatman also pioneered the process of conducting employment practices audits to assist employers in structuring effective and practical personnel policies and protocols. These audits are designed to minimize the incidence of employment-related class action litigation and to maximize management discretion and workplace productivity. Mr. Maatman’s work in this area has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine.