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Mr. Caffarelli assisted me through a horrible experience with a former employer who fought me every step of the lawsuit process. His professionalism, knowledge, and work ethic showed that it is possible for a single individual (myself) can get justice even against a large company. He walked me through every step of the process from depositions to trial to settlement with a positive outcome at each step. I would recommend him to anyone with a need for an attorney.
I recommend potential minority clients to seek another counsel. Mr. Caffarelli did not represent our interests: He did not file motions when we asked, gave up sensitive information during discovery and underperformed during depositions. He handled our case so badly, we are even considering filing a malpractice lawsuit.
I had always enjoyed an upwards trajectory on my career path. With a change in CEO (I had gone through two other CEO changes prior to this with no career disruption), I was suddenly informed that my resignation was requested immediately and my severance rights, clearly written in HR policy and always followed by the company, were not going to be honored. No cause issues at all. I was referred to Alex for assistance; he dropped everything and helped me through those first few grueling days, providing guidance, counsel, reassurance and legal expertise that resulted in the company honoring the severance agreements within HR policy. Several months later the new CEO again tried to bully me into a resignation again, and Alex stepped in and protected me once again. The company is now honoring the severance agreement written in HR policy.
I've learned over the years that a good lawyer not only knows the law, but knows how to read the individual situation and acts as counselor and advisor as well. Alex is all of those. He's not only a great lawyer and counselor, but I've made a new friend along the way. I've recommended him to several of my associates who have since found themselves in similar situations with the new CEO....imagine that, I'm not the only one!
Mr. Cafferelli was very professional, yet friendly on our first meeting. He listened to me and asked questions, then explained how things would work in my case. Even though my case probably wasn't that big of a deal for him, he never treated me like it was frivolous. If you are looking for a great attorney, then this is the fellow to see.
Mr. Caffarelli kept me informed about everything. Any time I called or emailed him I always received a response that day or the next. I would go back to him if I needed a lawyer again. The staff was also wonderful. Everybody was so nice and explained everyting to me so I could understand it. I was so nervous and they all & Mr. Caffarelli made me feel comfortable. I can't thank them enough for what they did.
Alex helped me at my most desperate time,when I was so scared to trust a lawyer; specially being anew comer in Chicago with no relatives,I didn't know where and who to go to for legal help.He was always ready to answer my questions and offer legal advise.Everyone in his firm had been very helpful to me.Alex represented me very well and my case had a favorable outcome.In fact I would recommend anyone who needs legal representation concerning employment contracts to go to him.
Until i met Alex i thought it was normal to have to make 3 phone calls to ask a question that was 1/2 answered!
Every call i made he took and answered every question i had. He even called me or e-mailed me with updates every step of the way.
Not only was alex extremely helpful, the rest of his staff were just as plesant to work with.
I have and will continue to recomend him and his firm to everyone i know.
Personally i think he deserves more than 5 stars and i'm not one to boast about someone that does a job that hes paid to do!!