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Nicole Chaney

Director of Labor and Employment

Cook County Assessor's Office

Nicole L. Chaney is the Director of Labor & Employment at the Cook County Assessor’s Office and an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  

Nicole previously served as Chief Legal Counsel for Teamsters Local 700 where she represented public sector employees.  She also served as Senior Labor Counsel for the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources Labor Division where she supervised the hearing officers for Offices Under the Cook County Board President, and she worked at the Veterans Legal Clinic at UIC Law where she helped veterans appeal improperly-denied benefits claims and provided other pro bono services. Nicole has led her clients to victory in forums throughout the state of Illinois, and she has litigated at nearly every level, including but not limited to the Illinois Labor Relations Board, Cook and DuPage County Circuit Courts, 1st and 2nd District Appellate Courts, Illinois Supreme Court, Northern District of Illinois, and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Nicole earned her Juris Doctor from UIC Law where she served as Articles Editor for the Review of Intellectual Property Law. During law school, Nicole travelled to India to study International Human Rights with Touro Law School. 

Nicole obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan where she double-majored in American Culture and English Language & Literature and minored in Gender, Race, and Ethnicity.  

2023 Public Sector Conference
Steven M. Bierig |  Nicole Chaney |  Peter McNamara |  OpenAI's GPT-4
1 Hour 2 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 01, 2023
Product Type:
On Demand
$35.00 - Regular Price

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