Attorney at Law
Representing clients in
employment, labor, estate planning
and disability law
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Employment and Labor Law

Federal, state, local, and common law prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment based on age, race, color, sex,
religion, pregnancy, national origin, disability, veteran and military status, and sexual orientation.  Employers must take all
steps necessary to comply with these laws.  Employees who have experienced discrimination or harassment are advised to
seek legal advice before pursuing their rights.  Potential claims include, but are not limited to:  

wrongful discharge;

discrimination and harassment;

overtime and other wage issues;

breach of contract; and

claims arising under the National Labor Relations Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974,  
the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights
Acts of 1866 and 1991, and Indiana Civil Rights Law.

I represent my clients in state and federal courts, before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Indiana civil
rights commission, and in mediations/arbitrations.  I am experienced litigating lawsuits pertaining to all types of employment
matters, including:

employment discrimination;

wrongful discharge and termination claims;

contract and labor disputes;

unfair competition and trade secrets; and

harassment claims.

I also have significant experience litigating claims and advising clients on wage and hour issues.  These services include:  

defend and pursue wage and hour litigation;

represent employers and employees during investigations and in disputes with federal, state, and local

prepare compensation policies and incentive plans;

audit compensation policies and practices to ensure compliance; and

train managers and employees in the proper administration of compensation policies.

In addition, I work closely with my clients to keep the everyday operation of a business, organization, or school district as disaster-free as possible.  My goal is to set my clients up to be proactive rather than reactive; to set them up for success. To
achieve this goal, I offer the following services:  

phone counseling to handle any unsuspected workplace issue;

review and prepare  employment and HR policies; and

provide training for supervisors and human resource personnel on discipline, terminations, promotions, and
workplace harassment.