Charlie WysongCharlie Wysong

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Charlie Wysong is an attorney with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. He counsels and represents clients on a wide range of legal issues, with a focus on civil rights, labor and employment litigation, whistleblower and qui tam claims, education law, and complex business litigation. He actively litigates in state and federal court, including appeals before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Illinois Appellate Court. He also represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Department of Human Rights, and National Labor Relations Board.

Mr. Wysong graduated from Stanford Law School and earned a degree in education policy from the Stanford University School of Education. Mr. Wysong also has experience with research on educational equity, workers’ compensation, labor, and workplace safety issues. He received his undergraduate degree in public policy with honors from the University of Chicago.

Prior to joining HSPRD, Mr. Wysong was a law clerk to the Honorable Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and worked at Equip for Equality as a Skadden Public Interest Fellow working on disability and education matters.

Mr. Wysong is a member of the Illinois bar.

EDUCATION

  • Stanford Law School (J.D. 2012)

      • — Editor in Chief, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; Public Interest Fellow
      • Stanford School of Education (M.A. 2012)

      • University of Chicago (B.A. 2008)

        • — Phi Beta Kappa; Prize for Best Public Policy Senior Thesis

      JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

      • Honorable Richard Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

      ADMISSIONS

      BAR ADMISSIONS

      • Illinois

      COURT ADMISSIONS

      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

      • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


      PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

      PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

      • Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force (appointee of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, 2019)

      MEMBERSHIPS

      • Board Member, National Employment Lawyers Association, Illinois

      • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association

      • Member, Illinois State Bar Association

      • Member, Taxpayers Against Fraud

      • Member, American Constitution Society

      • Member, American Civil Liberties Union