Sunyoung “Sunny” Cho concentrates her practice in workers’ compensation with heavy influence from her previous experience in employment law and civil litigation. Sunny manages cases through various stages, incorporating her knowledge and experience to help employers navigate complex legal issues and achieve positive outcomes.
Prior to joining the firm, Sunny was an associate attorney at an employment boutique law firm in Chicago, resulting in her having considerable experience managing claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful terminations in the workplace. In this position, she filed claims and represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Illinois Department of Human Rights, state court, federal court, and the appellate courts. Sunny handled a broad scope of employment matters, including issues related to Title VII, Section 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), and the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
While in law school, Sunny served as a legal intern in Bangkok, Thailand, which allowed her to gain an understanding of Thai law and international legal communications. She also worked as an investigator intern for the Public Defender’s Office of Baraboo and Madison, Wisconsin, a research assistant for the City of Columbus, and as a project assistant for the University of Wisconsin Law School’s East Asian Legal Studies Clinic.
Sunny is fluent in Korean. In her free time, she enjoys reading and traveling.