For over thirty years, Cary has represented clients in all phases of labor relations and employment law on a national basis. In addition to his active litigation and counseling practice, Cary is a frequent speaker before management and legal groups. He is the former Management Chairperson of the American Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Privacy in the Workplace. Cary also has served as the American Bar Association’s Sports and Entertainment Law Committee’s liaison to the American Bar Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law. Cary received his B.A. degree with high distinction from Wayne State University in 1978, where he was a Merit Scholar and was selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1981. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, as well as numerous federal district courts, and the Supreme Courts of Illinois and Tennessee.

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  • Education:
    • J.D., University of Michigan, 1981
    • B.A., Wayne State University, High Distinction, Merit Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • American Bar Association
    • American Bar Association’s Sports and Entertainment Law Committee’s liaison to the American Bar
    • Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law
    • Management Chairperson of the American Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Privacy in the Workplace
    • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “Firing Employees Who Steal the Employer’s Stuff to Build a Case,” Memphis Bar Association, 2017
    • “Additional Leave as an Accommodation under the ADA,” Memphis Bar Association, 2017
    • “Privacy Issues in Discovery Disputes,” American Bar Association ADR in Labor and Employment Law, 2008
    • “Shredding Documents and Keeping Secrets – Identity Theft in the Workplace,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2007
    • “Ain’t Nobody’s Business but My Own,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2006
    • “We Can Search and We Can Inspect – And We Have Documents That Say So!: The Effect and Legal Implications of Employer Anti-Privacy Disclaimers,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2005
    • “This Marital Spat May be Monitored for Quality Assurance: Employee Privacy Rights in the European Union and Canada,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2004
    • “I Spy: High-Tech Surveillance in the Workplace,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2003
    • “Multi-Perspective Discussion of the Collision between Employers’ Interests and Employees’ Personal Lives. Is it an Invasion of Privacy or a Legitimate Prerogative of the Employer?,” American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities, 2000
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Annual Report of the American Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Privacy and Collateral Torts,” 1993-2005
    • “Off Duty Conduct That Can Be Used against the Employer in Court: A View from the Defense Side Regarding Employee Information That Should Not be Considered ‘Private’,” 2000
    • “Employment Rights and Responsibilities,” 10 The Labor Letter 588, 1994

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590