Legal Clinic: Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies

in partnership with Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Apply by July 11)

Application Deadline: July 11, 2023 - (The event is free but organizations must apply, and be accepted to attend)

Every business in Chicago, including nonprofits, must have a Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy provided to its employees.

Does yours?


Join LCA and attorneys from Seyfarth Shaw LLP on July 19 from 11AM-2PM CT, including lunch, for an in-person bylaws clinic. Each organization will be paired with an attorney(s) from Seyfarth to work through and update or develop their nonprofit's sexual harassment prevention policy. Participating organizations will walk away with a sexual harassment prevention policy that complies with all legal requirements and instructions on how to share the policy with their employees, interns, and contractors. 

Application Requirements:

  • Applicant  must be incorporated as a nonprofit in the state of Illinois for at least 2 years and be in Good Standing with the state of Illinois,
  • The organization must have at least 2 employees,
  • A staff leader must attend in-person on July 19, and 
  • The organization’s budget for FY2022 may not exceed $750,000

Upon receipt of your application and determination of eligibility, LCA will contact you. At that point, we will provide the application to Seyfarth for acceptance in the clinic. Once your application has been approved by both LCA and Seyfarth, we will notify you about the location, etc. Please block off the time for the clinic on your staff member’s calendar immediately.


About Seyfarth Shaw LLP:

With approximately 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide.

Our high-caliber legal representation and advanced delivery capabilities allow us to take on our client's unique challenges and opportunities--no matter the scale of complexity. Whether navigating complex litigation, negotiating transformational deals, or advising on cross-border projects, our attorneys achieve exceptional legal outcomes.  Our drive for excellence leads us to seek out better ways to work with our clients and each other. We have been first-to-market on many legal service delivery innovations--and we continue to break new ground with our clients every day. This long history of excellence and innovation has created a culture with a sense of purpose and belonging for all. In turn, our culture drives out commitment to the growth of our clients, the diversity of our people, and the resilience of our workforce.