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Arthur Rooney’s experience includes nearly 20 years representing employers in employment and labor law matters, particularly in class and collective actions.

Enacted in 1998, Illinois’ Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA) governs the confidentiality and use of genetic testing and genetic information by employers and insurers. The statute was designed to prevent employers and insurers from using genetic testing and information as a means of discrimination. To that end, GIPA prohibits employers and their agents from directly or indirectly soliciting