Mr. Platt received his J.D. in 1978 from The Loyola University of Chicago. He then received his B.A. from Northwestern University the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences in 1975. His job is to solve the labor and employment problems that keep his clients up at night and threaten the very existence of their businesses. He was rated as one of the top seven employment lawyers in Chicago in 2005 by Chambers and Partners, Ltd., an independent rating service.