Helena focuses her practice on labor and employment law. Her experience includes litigating employment matters involving Titles VI, VII, and IX, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, First Amendment, due process, and Monell claims. Helena has tried several cases to verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and she has practiced before circuit courts of Illinois and administrative agencies. Her experience also includes counseling HR and management personnel on a broad range of employment law and labor relations matters.
- Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (B.S., 2003)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois