Nesheba Kittling is a partner in the firm's Chicago office. The majority of her practice is before federal and state courts and alternative dispute forums throughout the United States.
Her practice includes defending management against employment discrimination claims arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). She also advises employers on a broad range of other employment-related issues, including employment terminations and personnel policies and procedures.
- Brown v. GC Am., Inc., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28065 (N.D. Ill. 2005)
Honors & Leadership
Honors & Awards
- Illinois' Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2009-present)
Nesheba is a member of the Black Women Lawyer's Association, Cook County Bar Association, National Employment Law Council, Illinois State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. In addition, Nesheba is a member of the steering committee of the Fisher Phillips' Women's Initiative and Leadership Council and she was selected by the firm to be a member of the 2013 class of Fellows of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).
Nesheba is a founding member and also on the Board of Directors for Voices International, and is a member of the Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council.
In 2015, Nesheba took an active role in the capital campaign for the DuSable Museum of African American History.
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Northwestern University School of LawJ.D. 2004
- Northwestern UniversityB.A. 2001
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois