Illinois Employee Theft Defense Attorney
Oak Brook, Schaumburg, Lombard and Northbook Employee Theft Defense Lawyers
Employee theft is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of criminal offenses involving theft from an employer. The penalties and consequences of employee theft charges or accusations can be severe, and prosecutors in Illinois are intent on curbing such crimes. A conviction can cost you your physical and/or financial freedom, not to mention, your reputation. If you are charged with employee theft you need tough legal representation to help preserve your reputation and protect your rights and interests. The attorneys at McPherson Harry & Associates, P.C. have successfully represented clients charged with employee theft in courtrooms throughout northern Illinois and we are available to help you with the best possible defense.
Defending Employee Theft in Chicago
The attorneys at McPherson Harry & Associates, P.C. develop aggressive defense strategies for every client charged with employee theft. We thoroughly review evidence and investigate every aspect of these charges against our clients, who may face criminal prosecution under employee theft for a broad range of illegal conduct, including:
- Submitting fraudulent time sheets
- Forging, hiding, or destroying receipts
- Misuse of expense accounts or other forms of embezzlement
- Misuse of sick leave
- Stealing office supplies
- Stealing inventory or services
- Unauthorized use of discounts
In employee theft charges, the consequences and penalties, which can be severe and long lasting, will vary depending the on the nature of the specific offense, the amount of money or the value of the goods or services at issue, and the criminal history of the offender. If you are accused of any of these criminal offenses at your workplace, you don’t want to have to face a court system bent on punishing offenders to the maximum extent possible. Jail time, heavy fines, public embarrassment, and the inability to find future employment are all possible consequences of a conviction. However, even without a conviction, a mere accusation of employee theft can have devastating effects on your reputation and your ability to secure future employment.If you are charged with stealing from your employer, you can benefit from the skilled employee theft defense attorney at McPherson Harry & Associates, P.C. We will protect you from a conviction and the loss of your physical and/or financial freedom. And, if you are falsely accused of employee theft, you may have civil remedies against your accuser for the suffering and expense caused by the accusation. That’s why it is important to retain aggressive and experienced legal representation to protect your rights as soon as possible. Our attorneys understand the critical nature of an employee theft charge and we have the expertise and knowledge base to provide a proper defense. Contact us to discuss your case in a free initial consultation. We have three convenient offices in the Chicago area, and serve DuPage, Cook, Will, and Kane counties.