Amy DeBrota

Amy DeBrota

Experienced Employment Lawyer and Mediator

The DeBrota Law Firm LLC
11805 N. Pennsylvania Street
Carmel, IN 46032


About Me:

I have practiced law for over 20 years, almost all of it in various areas of employment law. I handle all kinds of employment related claims but my primary focus is on cases involving equal pay, gender discrimination, retaliation, unpaid overtime, executive employment contracts and severance agreements. Additionally, I consult with small businesses regarding employment policies and litigation avoidance. My colleagues in the bar and bench have awarded me a Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating, the highest possible rating.

Admitted to bar, 1993, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; 1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit.

Indiana University (B.A., 1987)(J.D. cum laude, 1993); Executive Articles Editor, Indiana Law Review, 1992-1993; Law Clerk to Honorable Linda Chezem, Indiana Court of Appeals, 1993-1994; Deputy Prosecutor, Marion County, Indiana 1994-1995; Delegate to US-USSR Emerging Leaders Summit, 1989; Assistant Director, Office for Drug Free Neighborhoods, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 1989-1990.

Speaker, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination, Anatomy of Discrimination Cases, ICLEF, October 2006; Speaker, Getting Down to Basics: Understanding Indiana Wage Statutes, Indianapolis Bar Association, September 2006; Speaker, State Law Claims for Employment Lawyers, NELA-Indiana, November 2005; Speaker, 7th Circuit NELA Conference, 2005; Speaker, Indianapolis Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference, Federal Practice Pointers, June 2004; Speaker, ICLEF Hot Topics in Federal Class Actions, May 2004; Chair, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Sunrise Litigation Seminar, November 2003; Speaker, Indiana Trial Lawyer Association Annual Institute, Employment Law overview, February 2003; Panel Member, EEOC Technical Assistance Program, September 2002; Speaker, National Business Institute Unemployment Compensation CLE Seminar, 2001; Contributing Editor, American Bar Association Model Jury Instructions for Equal Pay Act Cases, 2003.

National Employment Lawyers Association, Indiana Affiliate, 1998 to present (Chair, 2005-2006); Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 to present (Legislative Affairs Committee 2004); National Employment Lawyers Association, 1995 to present; Indianapolis Bar Association, 1993 to present: Small Firm/Solo Practitioner Ad hoc Committee, 2002; Employment Law Section Planning Committee, 2004 to present; Federal Bar Association, 2004; Indianapolis American Bar Association Labor Section Mentoring Committee, 2003.

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