Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC




        Representing Federal Employment Discrimination Cases in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota

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Meet Managing Attorney, Cynthia N. Pietrucha, Esq.

Awards & Membership

  • 2017 Client's Choice Award on Avvo
  • 2016-2017 Awarded Top Employment Attorney Badge on Avvo
  • 2015 Selected as Top 40 under 40 Illinois Employment Lawyers by The National Black Lawyers
  • ​2006-2017 Illinois State Bar Association: Section Member, Labor and Employment Law and Workers' Compensation Law
  • 2015-2017 National Employment Lawyers' Association Member, Illinois and National Chapters
  • 2017 Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Disability Rights Committee
  • ​2009 Black Women Lawyers Association of Greater Chicago Service Award

Attorney Pietrucha is the founder and managing attorney of Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC.  She understands how difficult workplace disputes can be.  Attorney Pietrucha started the firm with workers' rights in mind and she brings both passion and strong negotiation skills to the table.  Prior to Pietrucha Law, she worked at the Law Offices of Joel Weisman, P.C./Weisman Media (Northbrook, IL) where she assisted with employment contracts of over 100 tv and media clients.  Thereafter, Attorney Pietrucha worked at the American Medical Association (Chicago, IL) negotiating medical licensing agreements, she served as senior legal staff at API Healthcare, a GE Healthcare company (Milwaukee, WI), negotiating software and partnership agreements and  she worked on behalf of many human resources, finance departments and government agencies to resolve contract disputes, negotiate corporate transactions and administer professional licenses. Attorney Pietrucha is a talented public speaker and is often sought as a legal analyst on employment law disputes and government contracting for local news media.  She is also proud to serve her local community on the Liquor Commission for the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois and the Financial Advisory Committee for Downers Grove Grade School District 58.  When she's not working or volunteering, Attorney Pietrucha enjoys spending time with her family and church.

Law School Northern Illinois University College of Law 

J.D. Law

Pro Bono Honors

2006 Labor Law Delegate at Mexico-U.S. Border

Civil court experience: Mediator handling child visitation and paternity matters


Entertainment & Media Training Southwestern Law School Los Angeles  

2008 Entertainment and Media Law Certificate       

Entertainment Media Intern at GLAAD

Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Conference Staff


 Undergraduate Education The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

B.S. Journalism and B.A. Spanish

President's Leadership Program

​Spanish Honors Society

​Senior Producer, WPGU 107.1 FM