Ed has been serving clients for 25 years, having received his law degree from Vanderbilt University in 1991. Ed graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from University of Rochester before matriculating to Vanderbilt Law School. He is a former partner at Franczek Radelet P.C. and an alumnus of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ed has been recognized as a leading Illinois employment lawyer (2014-2016) by Leading Lawyers Network. In 2015, Ed was a recipient of Northern District of Illinois Excellence in Pro Bono Service for outstanding representation as appointed counsel in an employment discrimination lawsuit against a national restaurant chain. The case culminated in a multi-week jury trial. He was nominated for the award by Chief Judge Ruben Castillo.
He has served on the Executive Board of an international association of independent management-side labor and employment law firms. He also served as Co-Chair of the Kane County Bar Association Diversity Committee and has spoken on and published several articles on diversity issues. He is a member of the Chicago and Kane County Bar Associations.
Ed is also active in his community, having served on several local school district committees and boards of directors as well as coaching youth sports. He is currently the president of his community homeowners association and a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Textile Services Association.