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Noah Finkel

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Practice Areas

National Co-Chair Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group


Principal area of concentration lies in wage-and-hour matters, in which he has represented companies more than 150 actual or putative collective and/or class action matters under the Fair Labor Standards Act and/or state wage-and-hour laws. Lead counsel for Epic Systems in the district and appellate courts, and co-counsel at the United States Supreme Court, in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, which established that employers lawfully may require employees to enter into an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver.

Professional Memberships

Illinois State Bar. Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


Editor-in-Chief of the treatise Wage & Hour Collective and Class Litigation, a more than 1000-page book devoted to the litigation of wage & hour matters.


JD, University of Michigan Law School (1994); BA, University of Michigan (1991).