Member, Board of Directors
Roberta L. Holzwarth is a partner in the Rockford,
Illinois firm of Holmstrom & Kennedy, P.C., where she practices
employment and labor law. Her experience includes a full range of
employment and labor matters before federal and state courts and
agencies, including the handling of discrimination and sexual harassment
cases; retaliatory discharge and other wrongful discharge claims;
ERISA and COBRA claims; FLSA claims; unfair labor practice charges
and related proceedings; and union representation and unfair labor
practice cases. She is also a Certified Mediator for the Circuit
Court in Winnebago County, Illinois.
Ms. Holzwarth graduated B.A. from Stanford University
in 1980 with a Bachelors of Arts degree and received her Juris Doctorate,
cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1983.
She was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1983, and joined
Holmstrom & Kennedy at that time.
Ms,. Holzwarth is a member of the Winnebago County
Bar Association, where she served as its President from 1999 to
2000. She is a member of the American Bar Association and its Labor
and Employment Law Section, as well as the Illinois Bar Association.
She has served as the Secretary of the Board of Fire and Police
Commissioners of the City of Rockford, Illinois, since 1990.