Kwabena A. Appenteng ’04 has been promoted to shareholder for Littler’s Chicago Office. Littler is the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management.
Kwabena counsels employers on a range of day-to-day employment issues with a focus on workplace privacy and information security issues, including: cross-border transfers of human resources data, biometric privacy issues, responding to security breaches, background checks, workplace surveillance, searches, and electronic monitoring issues, social media issues and questions stemming from the European General Data Protection Regulation and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. He has published employment and privacy-related articles in a variety of publications, including Law360, Inside Counsel, Corporate Counsel and SHRM Online, and he routinely speaks on privacy-related topics. Kwabena also defends clients in employment actions in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. Kwabena has been named a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers© since 2013 and an “Emerging Lawyer” by Illinois Leading Lawyers© since 2015.
Congratulations to Kwabena on his promotion!