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Karl E. Analo Associate
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kanalo@hmblaw.com
Karl E. Analo
“I enjoy having strong relationship with my clients. This helps me anticipate their needs to bring them better solutions.”

Karl is a member of HMB’s Litigation Group and advises clients in a range of corporate disputes, employment disputes and internal investigations.

Karl represents companies of all sizes in state and federal courts, from small, growth-stage businesses to large, multinational entities.  In addition to handling complex commercial matters, his practice involves arbitration and mediation solutions that help clients avoid the cost and confrontation of litigation.

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Karl also advises and represents employers in various areas of employment law before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state agencies responsible for investigating workplace discrimination and harassment.  Additionally, he conducts internal investigations regarding discrimination, harassment and corporate malfeasance.

Attentive, Solution-Focused Representation

Clients appreciate Karl’s solution-focused approach to the advice and representation he brings to every relationship.

Education

Duke University, B.A., Philosophy

University of Illinois College of Law, Cum Laude; Articles Editor for the Elder Law Journal

Admissions

Illinois

Northern District of Illinois

Honors

  • Emerging Lawyers, 2017 – 2018, 2021
  • Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2016 – 2021

Professional Memberships

  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • University of Illinois College of Law Alumni Board

News

  • Karl E. Analo Chosen as a 2021 National Employment Law Council Academy FellowMarch 29, 2021

    Karl E. Analo is one of just 30 attorneys nationwide to be chosen as a 2021 National Employment Law Council (NELC) Academy Fellow. Fellows are selected based on demonstrated excellence in the practice of management-side labor and employment law, demonstrated leadership potential, and stellar references. The NELC’s mission is to enrich the minority bar that represents management in the field…

  • Karl E. Analo Chosen as a 2021 National Employment Law Council Academy FellowMarch 29, 2021

    Karl E. Analo is one of just 30 attorneys nationwide to be chosen as a 2021 National Employment Law Council (NELC) Academy Fellow. Fellows are selected based on demonstrated excellence in the practice of management-side labor and employment law, demonstrated leadership potential, and stellar references. The NELC’s mission is to enrich the minority bar that represents management in the field…

  • Rick S. Rein and Karl E. Analo Secure $4.6 Million Victory in Breach of Commercial Guaranty DisputeJuly 8, 2020

    HMB litigators Rick S. Rein and Karl E. Analo secured a complete victory in a recent breach of guaranty dispute.  The team obtained summary judgment in their client’s favor on all counts resulting in a total judgment of over $4,600,000 as well as attorneys’ fees. HMB’s client leased certain equipment to a hospital pursuant to a commercial equipment lease.  The…

  • Four Attorneys from the Litigation Group Named to 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars ListsFebruary 3, 2020

    One attorney from HMB's Litigation Group has been named as a 2020 Illinois Super Lawyer. Additionally, three attorneys were named to the 2020 Illinois Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from over seventy practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The following HMB attorney was selected for…

  • Karl Analo Accepted as a Member of the University of Illinois College of Law Alumni BoardOctober 8, 2018

    Karl Analo will join the University of Illinois College of Law Alumni Board in October for a two year term. The Board is actively involved in promoting alumni events, developing opportunities for student-alumni interaction, providing alumni services, and encouraging alumni giving to the College of Law.…

Publications

  • Procedures of the Circuit Court of Cook County During the CoronavirusJuly 1, 2020

    ***This article has been updated from the version posted on May 29th, 2020*** Actions Taken by the Circuit Court of Cook County In General Effective July 6, 2020, the Circuit Court of Cook County will begin hearing all matters in all Districts and Divisions with the exception of jury trials.  Unless otherwise ordered, all attorneys and self-represented litigants shall be…

  • Procedures of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois During the Coronavirus CrisisMay 30, 2020

    Actions Taken by the District Court On Tuesday, May 26, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois updated, for the fourth time, its General Order 20-0012 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The District Court’s original General Order extended all deadlines, whether set by the court or otherwise, by 21 days. On March 30, an Amended…

  • Procedures of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois During the Coronavirus CrisisMay 30, 2020

    Actions Taken by the Bankruptcy Court The COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois remains open for business, although not business as usual. Recognizing the need to maintain social distancing, the Court has made several significant changes to its daily operations. After two months of hearing routine motions telephonically, the Court has implemented…

  • Non-Performance of Contractual Obligations During the COVID-19 PandemicMarch 23, 2020

    The economic uncertainty caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses and commercial relationships worldwide.  As COVID-19 continues to spread, businesses may experience disruptions that make it difficult or impossible to fulfill their contractual obligations.  Under certain circumstances, those disruptions may justify non-performance.  One such escape hatch is a force majeure clause, which is a provision contained…

Education
  • Duke University, B.A., Philosophy
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Cum Laude; Articles Editor for the Elder Law Journal
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

Phone: 312-606-3200 Fax: 312-606-3232
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