Melissa A. Wolf

Melissa A. Wolf is a 1997 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  She attended Loyola University Chicago as an undergraduate and received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 1994.  Ms. Wolf was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Illinois in 1997.

Since her admission to the bar, Ms. Wolf has practiced in the areas of general municipal law, civil rights defense and employment law.  She has had extensive litigation experience involving a wide variety of civil issues.  Her litigation experience includes representing counties, municipalities and individual officers in §1983 actions involving claims of excessive force, retaliatory discharge, and First and Fourth Amendment rights.  Ms. Wolf is also involved in various aspects of labor and employment law, including matters involving collective bargaining, interest and grievance arbitration hearings, disciplinary and discharge matters, and other types of employment litigation issues, including claims under Title VII.  Ms. Wolf has also successfully negotiated the resolution of numerous separation and release agreements representing respectively both individual employees as well as employers.

Ms. Wolf joined Storino, Ramello & Durkin in June of 1999 after serving as assistant legal counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, where she focused on state procurement and revenue issues. 

Ms. Wolf is admitted to practice before both the Illinois state and federal courts.  She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Illinois Municipal League Committee of Home Rule Attorneys.