For the past 20 years Charles Krugel, charlesakrugel.com, has run his own management side labor & employment law practice based in Chicago. Charles’ clients are worldwide & in all industries. 1/3 of his practice is HR counseling on day-to-day micro issues; another 1/3 of his practice is transactionally based (e.g., employment agreements); & the final 1/3 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, annually gives dozens of presentations, serves on numerous boards of directors for numerous organizations & is an award-winning attorney.