Cyle regularly represents clients during all stages of a broad range of employment litigation and arbitration matters, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Specifically, Cyle has experience defending employers engaged in claims involving the following:

  • Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)
  • False Claims Act (FCA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Illinois Human Rights Act
  • Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act

In addition to handling litigation matters from beginning to end, Cyle provides strategic counseling to business leaders on all aspects of the employee life cycle, including hiring, performance counseling, terminations, accommodations, leave, internal investigations, and on-site employee and management training.

Honors & Recognitions

  • National Employment Council (NELC), Academy Fellow, 2023, 2024
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch,” 2020-2023
  • “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points how the strong man stumbles. . . The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. . ."
  • Theodore Roosevelt

Practice Emphasis

  • Defense of EEOC Charges and Illinois Administrative Charges
  • Employment Policy Formulation and Advice
  • Defense of Grievances in Arbitrations
  • Management Training
  • Mediation Services
  • Sexual Harassment Investigations and Defense
  • Policy Analysis and Employment Law Training


  • Sharon Johnson Coleman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Nancy D. Joseph, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


Vanderbilt University Law School

  • J.D., 2015
  • Southern Journal of Policy and Justice, Senior Editor

Eastern Illinois University

  • B.S., Kinesiology and Sports Studies, 2012

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Illinois, 2017
  • 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 Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
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