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Amy concentrates her practice in employment litigation and employer counseling. Amy has represented employers in single plaintiff and class and collective action litigation matters under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADAAA, the FMLA, the FLSA, covenants not to compete, wage claims, and various other federal and state employment laws. Amy is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Indiana.

Amy is the editor and one of the authors of two editions of “The Practitioner’s Guide to Defense of EPL Claims,” published by the American Bar Association. As businesses have found themselves susceptible to an increasing number of workplace lawsuits, it has become a growing trend for businesses to secure employment practices liability (EPL) and Amy’s practice includes the defense of EPL claims.

In addition, Amy counsels employers on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, provides management and employee training, and drafts handbooks, agreements, policies, and procedures. Amy is a frequent speaker on employment law issues for a variety of business and professional organizations, including on the following topics:

  • Harassment Training
  • Manager Training
  • Handbook Best Practices
  • EEOC Top Priorities
  • Employment Law Boot Camp
  • Navigating the Legal Issues Employers Face with Social Networking
  • Handling Leaves of Absence
  • Managing Employees Outside the Workplace
  • Updates on the ADAAA, GINA and the FMLA
  • New Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act and Indiana Law Relating to Family Military Leave
  • Demystifying Covenants Not to Compete
  • Valuing Diversity and Meeting Your Legal Obligations
  • Overview of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
  • Practical Tips to Reduce Risks in Disciplining and Terminating Employees
  • Preventing Improper Denial of FMLA Leave
  • Employment Law Case Law Update
  • Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADAAA
  • Avoiding Improper Termination and Retaliation Against an Employee on FMLA Leave
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation
  • Drafting Proper Job Descriptions
  • FLSA Update
  • Pitfalls of Nearly Every Handbook
  • Sexual Orientation and Transgender Discrimination
  • Office Scandals

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Education

Law School

Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 2003, summa cum laude

Undergraduate School 

Hanover College, B.A., 2000, cum laude

Bar Membership

Amy is licensed to practice in the following state:

Indiana

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Junior Achievement, Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalist, 2016

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars®

ABA TIPS Leadership Academy, 2010-2011

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Boys & Girls Club of Indianapolis, Board Member

ABA TIPS, Scope and Labor & Employment Committees

Indianapolis Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Human Resources Professional Development Association

Society for Human Resource Management

Firm Committees

Amy serves on the following committees at Frost Brown Todd:

Finance Committee, Member

Member Personnel Committtee, Member

Women’s Initiative Committee, former Member