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    • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1997
    • B.A., University of Minnesota, 1994

Andy Cripe regularly provides training to employers, their managers, and employees to minimize potential employment liabilities and ensure compliance with the many state and federal laws governing the workplace.  He focuses on supporting management, human resources, and in-house legal teams with all aspects of workforce management. Clients also look to Andy for general counsel in connection with commercial transactions and disputes, including enterprise-wide contract and risk management. Andy’s employment law practice includes representing employers in lawsuits involving class actions, harassment and discrimination claims, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the enforcement of restrictive covenants. He also assists employers with international employment issues such as cross-border employment and severance agreements. His traditional labor law practice includes representing management in unfair labor practice charges, collective bargaining, mass layoffs, and plant closings.

  • Led successful transaction whereby BioScrip, Inc., purchased the stock of HomeChoice Partners, Inc., for $70 million.
  • Lead regulatory counsel in $110 million sale of private-equity owned home medical equipment company to strategic buyer.
  • Led team to signing of $223 million purchase of the assets of CarePoint Partners, LLC, and its subsidiaries.
  • Provided regulatory advice to ensure state law licensure of United Kingdom-based biologic products manufacturer.
  • Represented private equity purchaser of a clinical laboratory business, provided operational advice during ownership period, and led transaction whereby the PE owner sold the lab to a strategic buyer.
  • Successfully defended licensure complaint filed against a Missouri pharmacy owned by a large national retailer.
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December 18, 2013
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Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates
October 2011
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Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
October 2010
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Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
October 2009
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Citywide Pride 2009, Chicago, Illinois
June 2009
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Chicago, Illinois
December 2008
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Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Oak Brook, Illinois
November 2008
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Effectively Dealing with Current Labor & Employment Issues, Oakbrook Terrae, Illinois
November 2007
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Illinois Health Care Association Live Webinar, Chicago, Illinois
July 2007
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Effectively Dealing with Current Labor & Employment Issues, Chicago, Illinois
September 2006
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