Lavanga Wijekoon is an associate in the Chicago office of Littler Mendelson. He has experience representing employers in a wide range of labor and employment class action and single-plaintiff matters.
Lavanga handles district and appellate level actions in state and federal courts and before agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), and the Illinois Human Rights Commission (IHRC).
Lavanga also provides strategic advice and counsel to multinational employers on a wide range of international employment and compliance matters.
Prior to joining Littler, Lavanga was an associate at an international law firm in Chicago. He also served as a law clerk to Hon. Marywave Van Deren of the Washington State Court of Appeals and as an extern to Hon. Marsha J. Pechman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.