In 1992, he was associated with the law firm of Lindner, Speers & Reuland, P.C. He later left the firm to start this law firm in 1993. Mr. Asonye previously worked for the Accounting Firm of Arthur Andersen & Company from 1986 to 1991 as a computer consultant/systems analyst.
Mr. Asonye concentrates his employment litigation practice in the following areas: sex discrimination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, racial harassment, age discrimination, handicap/disability discrimination and retaliation. He represents individuals and institutions in employment litigation at the Illinois Human Rights Commission, Chicago Commission on Human Relations and Federal Court (U.S. District Court) and United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He also represents clients in administrative proceedings at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR).
In addition, he practices all aspects of immigration law, including: H, TN, L, J , O, E, and F (optional practical training) visas; permanent residency and labor certification. His clients include hospitals and other health care facilities, engineering and computer consulting firms, technology and medical professionals who seek representation for employment based visas or visas as outstanding individuals in the professions.
Mr. Asonye's clients include a significant number of Foreign Medical Graduates who seek J-1 Visa Waivers, National Interest Waivers, H-1B Visas for physicians and permanent residency.