Teresa M. Becvar

Teresa Becvar assists Stephan Zouras, LLP clients in employment, consumer protection and antitrust matters. Teresa has experience representing employees in a wide range of class and collective action employment cases, including wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination and  individual litigation. With a strong knowledge of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Teresa helps clients recover unpaid wages when minimum wage and overtime laws are violated.

Teresa's background includes working for the Shakman Monitor for the City of Chicago, monitoring the City's hiring practices and making recommendations for policy and procedural reforms. Teresa also worked at Chicago Kent's Employment Law Clinic, performing legal research and writing in employment discrimination cases, and served as an extern for United States Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox.

In addition, Teresa has been recognized by Chicago Magazine's Super Lawyer section as a Rising Star for two consecutive years, a distinction given to no more than 2.5% of Illinois lawyers.

Professional and Community Activities:
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2013 - current
  • Federal Bar Association, 2012 - current
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2013 - current
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Articles Editor and Published Author, 2012-2013
  • Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program Volunteer, 2011
Professional Recognition:
  • Chicago Magazine, "Rising Star" 2017
  • Chicago Magazine, "Rising Star" 2016
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • University of Chicago, B.A., Cinema & Media Studies, 2002
Admitted to Practice:
  • Illinois, October 2013
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