Cass graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a Certificate in Labor and Employment Law in 2010. While there, he served as an editor of the Illinois Public Employee Relations Reporter and a research assistant to Professor Martin H. Malin, focusing on First Amendment and whistleblower issues for employees in the public sector. He brings a wide range of experience representing employees across many industries, including sworn officers, truck drivers, clerks, tech employees, airline workers, and many others. Cass has argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, before the Illinois Supreme Court, and in state appellate courts throughout Illinois. He focuses his practice on discrimination, whistleblower rights, wrongful termination, public employment civil rights, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, and civil service commission defense, where he defends employees facing termination. Cass also brings a wealth of experience in traditional labor and union representation, including in grievance arbitration and at the state and federal labor boards.
Cass is licensed to practice in Illinois, before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and before the United States Supreme Court.