Ice Miller LLP

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Represents an array of clients from the public and private sectors, providing expert employment law counsel on policies and compliance. Also litigates a broad range of claims, including discrimination and wrongful termination cases. Complements its handling of employment and labor mandates with wider strength in immigration law and employee benefits matters.

Strengths A source says: "The attorneys are very responsive and helpful at communicating in understandable and simple ways," adding: "They are very rational and down to earth."

Work highlights Successfully defended Battelle Memorial Institute against claims of age discrimination following an eight-day jury trial.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Strauss
"is an approachable and highly knowledgeable attorney who  is also nice to deal with and is very empathetic to people," says a client. Her practice spans a range of contentious and advisory mandates, including providing risk avoidance counsel and handling employment disputes at trial.

James Davidson
has extensive trial experience, having represented his clients in a wide range of employment disputes at federal and state level. His expertise includes the defense of class and collective actions as well as single-plaintiff suits such as discrimination claims.