Alisa B. Arnoff
Founding Member, Scalambrino & Arnoff, LLP
Alisa B. Arnoff is a founding member of the Chicago law firm of Scalambrino & Arnoff, LLP, which just
celebrated its 30 th anniversary this year. Alisa concentrates her practice in the areas of employment and
labor law, representing privately and publicly held companies throughout the country. She also provides
preventative counseling in avoiding and handling employee disputes. A big part of her practice is consulting
with clients concerning everyday workplace problems, such as recruitment and selection, employee morale,
absenteeism, productivity and separation from employment. Her litigation practice entails representation
in employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and wrongful dis‐ charge
disputes, wage and unemployment security and wage‐hour proceedings, among other matters. Other law
firms regularly retain Alisa to conduct workplace‐related investigations.
She was elected to the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in 2010. She was the first woman to be appointed as the Editor in Chief of the Illinois Bar Journal. She speaks regularly on topics of labor and employment law throughout the country, and has been repeatedly recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the top labor and employment lawyers, as well as one of the top female lawyers, in Illinois. Alisa has a special interest in the Fire Service and consults regularly on Fire/EMS personnel matters throughout the country. She is also a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Bullying Prevention Task Force, and teaches courses oﬀering strategies and tactics for confronting bullies in the Fire Service.