For more than 23 years, Jeremy has represented management in all facets of labor and employment litigation and counseling matters. Jeremy's practice encompasses negotiations and disputes that arise from the onset of the employer-employee relationship. He has defended class action wage and hour/overtime disputes, EEO class actions, and retaliatory discharge cases. He has obtained TROs and preliminary injunctions in response to labor disputes and tried dozens of labor arbitrations along with leading collective bargaining negotiations for employers and employee associations covering thousands of employees. Jeremy has experience with investigations and litigation with the EEOC, OFCCP, and Department of Labor, and infuses these lessons into counseling clients to close-out government audits and avoid litigation.
He currently serves as the managing partner for the firm’s Chicago office and is a member of the firm's management committee.
Jeremy’s counseling emphasizes a proactive approach to human resources counseling to help his clients avoid litigation through effective workplace policies, procedures, and training programs and these innovative ideas led to appearances on CBS ‘ The Early Show with Bryant Gumbel and in Crain's Business Insurance magazine. Jeremy regularly speaks and writes for employer associations and national publications on employment law topics. He is an active leader in the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section and has held numerous leadership positions including co-chair of the ABA's Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee, the largest committee devoted to federal wage and hour laws. He is the past editor-in-chief of the Age Discrimination in Employment Law Treatise supplement, a senior editor of Bloomberg's BNA Wage and Hour Laws: A State by State Survey, past chair of the ABA Subcommittee on the ADEA and past co-chair of the section's monthly newsletter. In addition, he is an active member of the Wage and Hour Defense Institute.
Jeremy received his law degree from the University of Iowa, with high honors, and served on the executive board for the Moot Court program. Prior to law school Jeremy graduated from Drake University where he received the outstanding business student award and served on the National Alumni Advisory Board as a leader of the Chicago area alumni association. Outside of the firm, he chairs the board of the Olive Branch Mission, the oldest continuously operating emergency and transitional housing shelter in Chicago.
March 23, 2022
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the following changes in firm leadership positions for the 2022 year.
March 02, 2022
The Leading Lawyers Network has named 22 Cozen O’Connor lawyers to its annual list of Illinois’ top practitioners and named one other as an Emerging Lawyer in its 2022 survey results.
January 28, 2022
Nine were recognized as Super Lawyers and two were named to its list of "Rising Stars," a list that recognizes attorneys under the age of 40.
December 24, 2021
Cozen O’Connor acted as lead U.S. counsel to the owners of HEYDUDE®, a privately-owned casual footwear brand, in their definitive agreement to sell the companies comprising the HEYDUDE business to Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) for $2.5 billion. The consideration for the $2.5 billion acquisition will be $2.05 billion in cash and $450 million in Crocs shares.
November 29, 2021
Three Cozen O’Connor attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Chicago Notable Gen X Leaders in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business for their success and accomplishments in their leadership roles within the firm and across the legal community.
November 19, 2021
Lawdragon has named six members of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department to its 2021 list of the Top 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers.
November 04, 2021
Jeremy Glenn spoke with FOX32 Chicago about the new US mandate encouraging vaccinations in larger businesses that is set to go into effect next year.
August 19, 2021
Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
July 07, 2021
Jeremy Glenn spoke with FOX 32 Chicago about the legal challenges for vaccinated and unvaccinated works at the office.
May 26, 2021
Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 15 lawyers have been recognized nationally.
April 14, 2021
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in Capital Press discussing President Biden nominating Julie Su, California's current labor secretary, to be deputy labor secretary.
February 16, 2021
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the following changes in firm leadership positions for the 2021 year.
January 29, 2021
Super Lawyers has named eleven attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2021 lists of top practitioners in Illinois.
January 26, 2021
The Leading Lawyers Network has named 24 Cozen O’Connor lawyers to its annual list of Illinois’ top practitioners and named two others as Emerging Lawyers in its 2021 survey results.
December 14, 2020
Lawdragon has named six members of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department to its 2020 list of the Top 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers.
November 04, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in the Chicago Tribune about how companies should provide extra leeway in schedules and promote company-sponsored wellness programs, like exercise and stress-reduction activities during the election.
October 23, 2020
Jeremy Glenn joined Fox32 Chicago to discuss the complications and adjustments that need to be made as more people return to their jobs in wake of COVID-19.
May 27, 2020
Jeremy Glenn spoke with CBS 2 Chicago about the legal issues and questions surrounding health checks that employers may start mandating for workers.
May 14, 2020
Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 63 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2020 edition.
May 11, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in the Chicago Tribune discussing how it is complicated for states to set up systems for awarding assistance to the self-employed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 07, 2020
Jeremy Glenn discussed with the University of Iowa Law School how labor and employment law is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 05, 2020
Jeremy Glenn spoke with CBS 2 Chicago about the ever changing job market during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 01, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in the Chicago Tribune discussing the workers' compensation program, which allows employees to collect benefits for workplace injuries or illnesses without proving their employer was at fault.
April 21, 2020
Jeremy Glenn discussed with CBS 2 Chicago some of the biggest questions regarding unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 15, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in Ozarks First discussing if taking a gig job disqualifies someone from applying for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 14, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in The Olympian discussing companies that plan to keep expanded paid sick leave around once the coronavirus pandemic ends.
March 31, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin discussing the recently passed CARES Act and what it means to both employers and employees.
March 27, 2020
Jeremy Glenn appeared on ABC7 Chicago discussing the coronavirus stimulus package.
March 27, 2020
Jeremy Glenn was quoted in Law360 discussing the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
March 24, 2020
Jeremy Glenn appeared on FOX32 Good Day Chicago to discuss actions the government is taking to address service industry furloughs and layoffs during the COVID-19 outbreak.
February 13, 2020
Jeremy Glenn has been named a 2020 Client Choice winner by Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO) – in the Illinois Employment and Benefits Law category.
November 01, 2019
Matthew Glavin and Jeremy Glenn were quoted in the Cook County Record discussing Illinois attempting to introduce legislation to tighten the rules over who can be classified as an independent contractor.
August 09, 2019
Jeremy Glenn was featured in a story in the Chicago Lawyer Magazine on the gig economy's emergence in law.
June 19, 2019
Glenn, who is OMP of the Chicago office, will be honored at the annual installation of Fellows on November 9 in New Orleans.
June 07, 2019
Four members of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department have been named to the 2019 LawDragon/Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine’s top Labor & Employment lists.
May 31, 2019
Three Cozen O’Connor attorneys have been recognized as 2019 Chicago Notable Gen X Leaders in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business for their success and accomplishments in their leadership roles within the firm and across the legal community.
May 21, 2019
The Leading Lawyers Network has named 17 Cozen O’Connor lawyers to its annual list of Illinois’ top practitioners - including one Emerging Lawyer - in its 2019 survey results.
April 25, 2019
Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.
January 04, 2019
Jeremy Glenn, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discussed with HR Dive about federal deregulation for small businesses.
October 15, 2018
Glenn takes over the role of Chicago Office Managing Partner from Anne Blume who will become CEO of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), the largest professional association in the insurance industry.
July 09, 2018
Jeremy Glenn, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, was quoted in the Chicago Tribune discussing the Supreme Court ruling last month that public sector workers can't be forced to pay fees to unions they don't want to join.
June 16, 2018
Four members of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department have been named to the 2018 Lawdragon/Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine’s top Labor & Employment lists.
February 08, 2018
(Chicago/Philadelphia, February 8, 2018) – Cozen O’Connor attorneys Jeremy Glenn (Labor & Employment Practice - Chicago) and Anna McDonough (Corporate Practice – Philadelphia) have been named 2018 Client Choice winners by Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO).
November 29, 2017
Leading Lawyers Network has recognized 22 Cozen O'Connor attorneys as top Illinois practitioners, including 19 "Leading Lawyers" and 3 "Emerging Lawyers" for its 2017 survey results publication.
November 14, 2017
Jeremy Glenn, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, was quoted in SHRM discussing the impact of the wage and hour laws from President Trump.
September 25, 2017
Jeremy Glenn, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment, discusses the persuader rule in Forbes.
February 09, 2022
Jeremy Glenn, Brittany Green, and Sydney Holman co-authored an article on Illinois' legislative action toward employee pay equality with sweeping amendments in 2021 to the state Equal Pay Act.
January 28, 2022
Jeremy Glenn and Brittany Green discuss what employers in Illinois need to know about the EPA amendments.
March 18, 2021
Christopher Hennessy and Jeremy Glenn contributed an article to the Illinois State Bar Association's (ISBA) Labor and Employment Law Newsletter discussing a recent bill introduced in the Illinois Legislature that, if made into law, would rewrite significant aspects of the law of restrictive covenants, particularly those entered into after the effective date of the bill's adoption into law — including barring some altogether.
January 19, 2021
Christopher Hennessy and Jeremy Glenn contributed an article to Law360 discussing how on January 8th, a bill was introduced in the Illinois Legislature that, if made into law, would rewrite significant aspects of the law of restrictive covenants entered into after the effective date of its adoption into law, including barring some altogether.
January 14, 2021
We are ten months into this pandemic, and many employees
continue to work remotely with no end in sight. Indeed, recent surveys show
that a sizeable number of employees prefer remote work and hope to continue working
remotely even after the pandemic ends. This reality is causing many employers
June 01, 2020
Jeremy Glenn and Julie Trester wrote an article discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact employee rights.
May 21, 2020
Jeremy Glenn, Julie Trester, and James Mackey discuss the Chicago City Council has adopted an amendment to the Fair Workweek Ordinance delaying the ability of employees to file lawsuits in court until January, 1, 2021. However, the action does not delay enforcement of the ordinance starting July 1.
April 10, 2020
Christopher Hennessy and Jeremy Glenn published an article to Law360 discussing teleworking and what this might mean for Illinois businesses in terms of expense reimbursement.
March 30, 2020
Christopher Hennessy and Jeremy Glenn published an article to Law360 discussing the different programs the state of Illinois has announced to help businesses navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 14, 2019
Matt Glavin and Jeremy Glenn discuss California, New York, and Illinois laws aimed at changing how workers are classified and their impact on the gig economy.
August 27, 2019
Jeremy Glenn and Danielle Harris discuss Public Act 101-0221 that includes the new Workplace Transparency Act and also makes significant amendments to the Uniform Arbitration Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, and the Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act.
August 01, 2019
Jeremy Glenn and James Mackey discuss the most comprehensive “predictive scheduling” ordinance in the nation that includes significant notice, scheduling, and rest provisions for many employers in Chicago.
June 07, 2019
The proposed Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance, introduced in the City Council on May 29, 2019, would require certain Chicago employers to publish employees’ schedules two weeks in advance and limit their ability to change employees’ schedules or impose mandatory overtime and impose new record-keeping...
March 29, 2019
Breaking its 50-year silence on the matter, on March 28 the U.S. Department of Labor announced its intention to update the federal regulations explaining how to calculate the “regular rate of pay” for non-exempt employees. Accurately calculating the regular rate is an essential step in paying the...
December 18, 2018
Christopher Hennessy, a member in the firm's Chicago office, and Jeremy Glenn, the Chicago office managing partner, co-authored an article in Law360 about new laws in 2019 that will impact Illinois employers.
November 15, 2018
Christopher Hennessy, a member in the firm's Chicago Office, and Jeremy Glenn, the Chicago Office Managing Partner, co-authored "A Restriction Too Far: The Evolving Law on Non-Compete Agreements in Illinois" for the November 2018 Bar Journal of the DuPage County Bar Association.
September 14, 2018
An obvious key to maintaining good employee relations is to keep employees satisfied with their work and their work environment. While it is, of course, impossible to keep all of your employees happy and satisfied at all times, it is important to consider the reasons behind employee dissatisfaction...
September 12, 2018
On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division rolled out “updated” FMLA compliance forms and, despite containing no substantive changes, if your company uses the model FMLA forms, these new forms should be utilized starting now. The forms for Notice of Eligibility,...
September 11, 2018
Christopher Hennessy, a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, and Jeremy Glenn, a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Department, co-authored an article in Law360 Expert Analysis regarding restrictive covenants.
June 05, 2017
Jeremy Glenn discusses an ordinance that goes into effect on July 1 requiring employers that maintain a business within Chicago to provide paid sick leave to covered employees.
August 18, 2015
In dismissing the petition for election, the Board overturned a 2014 decision by Chicago’s Regional Director, Peter Ohr, finding that the scholarship football student-athletes were employees under the Act and entitled to vote in a union election.
Events & Seminars
October 15, 2021
October 05, 2021
August 24, 2021
December 17, 2020
August 04, 2020
February 06, 2020
- Lake Forest, IL
December 12, 2019
- Hollywood, FL
April 08, 2019
- Carlsbad, CA
February 06, 2019
November 07, 2018
- San Francisco, CA
October 23, 2018
- Fort Lauderdale, FL
June 01, 2018
- Deerfield, IL
April 27, 2018
- Houston, TX
April 17, 2018
- San Antonio, TX
March 11, 2018
- Miami Beach, FL
February 21, 2018
- Nassau, Bahamas
February 06, 2018
November 08, 2017
- Washington, D.C.
October 05, 2017
- Chicago, IL
June 14, 2017
- Philadelphia, PA