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Kevin Borozan is a skilled litigator with experience in all phases of employment litigation. He represents employers in a wide range of matters involving wage and hour violations, employment benefits disputes, trade secrets and non-competition agreements, and allegations of discrimination and harassment. Kevin’s employment law expertise includes advising and counseling employers on a myriad of daily employment-related issues and workplace relations matters from discipline and terminations, reductions-in-force, restrictive covenants, compensation and benefits, to wage and hour pay practices and compliance with applicable federal and state employment laws, such as ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and Title VII.

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Kevin is dedicated to achieving the best results for his clients from both legal and practical perspectives. Prior to joining Masuda Funai, he was a Senior Associate in the employment group of a national law firm.

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Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., 2015
  • Indiana University, B.A., Communications and Sociology, 2012

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
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Legal Updates/Client Advisories
Amendment To Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act Would Limit Damages for Employer Violations
Executive Summary On May 16, 2024, the Illinois House of Representatives approved Senate Bill 2979 (the “Bill”), which amends the…
DOL Final Rule Significantly Increases Salary Thresholds for Overtime Exempt Employees
Executive Summary On April 23, 2024, the United States Department of Labor released its final rule to increase the minimum salary…
FTC Issues Final Rule Banning Non-Competes
On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 to adopt a broad final rule banning the use of non-compete agreements…
U.S. Department of Labor Unveils Final Rule on Determining Independent Contractor Status
Executive Summary On January 9, 2024, the United States Department of Labor (the “DOL”) released its long-awaited final rule (the…
UPDATE: New Chicago Ordinance Significantly Increases Paid Leave for Employees
Executive Summary On November 9, 2023, the Chicago City Council passed the new Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (the…
DOL Proposes Significant Salary Level Increase for FLSA's White Collar Exemptions
Executive Summary On August 30, 2023, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to increase…
New Chicago Ordinance Significantly Increases Paid Leave for Employees
Executive Summary On November 9, 2023, the Chicago City Council passed the new Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (the…
Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: California Strengthens and Expands Non-Compete Ban
Executive Summary On September 1, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom enacted Senate Bill 699 (SB 699), making it unlawful for…
Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: Illinois Strengthens Worker Protections By Amending the Day And Temporary Labor Services Act
On August 4, 2023, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed substantial amendments to the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act (DTLSA) into law, which…
U.S. Supreme Court Raises the Bar: Rejecting Religious Accommodations Likely Unlawful Absent Substantial Increased Cost
Executive Summary On June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the undue hardship defense to granting an employee’s…
Illinois Mandates Pay Transparency Effective 2025
Executive Summary On August 11, 2023, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a new law that amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act…
New York Soon to Ban Non-Compete Agreements
Executive Summary On June 20, 2023, the New York State Assembly passed A1278B (the “Bill”), which would prohibit employers from…
National Labor Relations Board Modifies Independent Contractor Standard (Yet Again)
Executive Summary On June 13, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) issued its long-awaited decision in…
Update to Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: Illinois Passes Paid Leave for All Workers Act
UPDATE: On March 13, 2023, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Paid Leave for All Workers Act (“PLFAW Act”), which will…
Illinois Supreme Court Decision Exposes Companies to Potentially Catastrophic Damages For BIPA Violations
Executive Summary On Friday, the Illinois Supreme Court held in Cothron v. White Castle Systems, Inc. that a separate claim for damages…
New OSHA Enforcement Guidance Imposes More Stringent Penalties Against Employers
Executive Summary On January 26, 2023, The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced new enforcement guidance changes that will…
Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: New Illinois Legislation Will Require Private Employers to Provide Paid Leave for Any Reason
On January 10, 2023, the Illinois Legislature passed the Paid Leave for All Workers Act (“PLFAW Act” or the “Act”) which, once signed by…
Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: FTC Proposes Rule to Ban Non-Competes
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that, if adopted, would functionally…
Masuda Funai Employment Newsflash: Illinois Employment Law Updates for 2023
The New Year will usher in several key amendments and new employment laws that cover a myriad of topics. Below are some highlights of what…
UPDATE Department of Labor Proposes "New" Rule on Determining Independent Contractor Status
Executive Summary UPDATE: On October 25, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor extended the original 45 day comment period for this proposed…
Department of Labor Proposes "New" Rule on Determining Independent Contractor Status
Executive Summary On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule to revise the current test for…
Events
Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets - Best Practices for Employers
5.11.23
Kevin Borozan Confidential information is a valuable business asset and protecting your company’s confidential information…
Complimentary Employment Webinar: Who is an Independent Contractor
12.15.22
Frank Del Barto Federal and State agencies continue to focus on the improper classification of employees as independent…
News
Masuda Funai Hosts 2024 Immigration Seminar
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. hosted its annual Immigration Seminar on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the DoubleTree Hotel in…
Masuda Funai Hosted the 2023 Employment Seminar
On September 21, 2023, Masuda Funai held its Annual Employment Seminar at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Arlington Heights, IL. This…
Masuda Funai Hosted the 2022 Intellectual Property Seminar
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. hosted the 2022 Intellectual Property seminar on October 20, 2022 in Novi, MI. An English session…
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