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LAURA L. MASER is an attorney in the labor and employment law and litigation sections at Beers Mallers Backs & Salin, LLP. Ms. Maser focuses her practice on representing businesses in matters involving employment discrimination, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, workers' compensation, and wage and hour issues. She has appeared before local, state, and federal administrative agencies such as the Fort Wayne MHRC, the ICRC, and the EEOC; state and federal courts; and has successfully represented clients before the Indiana and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to serving clients before administrative agencies and courts, Ms. Maser counsels clients on compliance and preventive measures and has participated in and conducted seminars for HR specialists, business owners, and supervisors on a variety of employment-related issues. Ms. Maser also practices in the areas of commercial litigation, municipal law, and appellate practice. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Toledo and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law.
ALEX S. SCHREIBER is the associate general counsel at Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corp. He was previously in private practice as an associate at Theisen & Associates, LLC, practicing in the areas of civil litigation and labor & employment from 2014-2018, and prior to that he clerked for Allen County Civil Division judges Nancy Boyer and Craig Bobay from 2013-2014. During his time in private practice, Mr. Schreiber served as the Allen County Bar Association's Labor and Employment chairperson, was the secretary of the Civil Litigation Section's Executive Committee and was an active member of the Benjamin Harrison Inns of Court. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.
ANTHONY M. STITES is a partner with Barrett McNagny LLP. There, he represents business entities in handling all facets of their employment matters, including contract negotiations, labor arbitrations, NLRB proceedings, discrimination charges and suits, and workers' compensation claims. Mr. Stites is a mediator for alternate dispute resolution. He earned his B.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Toledo and his J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School. His professional associations include the Allen County, Indiana State, and Ohio State bar associations; and the Indiana Bar Foundation.November 6 - Merrillville
JAMES E. DAUGHERTY maintains a general civil practice in Lake County, Indiana, with an emphasis in employment law and litigation. He represents a variety of employers throughout Northwest Indiana and a portion of his practice is devoted to the representation of plaintiffs in all aspects of employment law and litigation. Mr. Daugherty is a registered civil mediator focusing exclusively in employment law through the state and federal court ADR programs and is often involved in the preparation of policies, procedures, and management training for companies, as well as federal and state administrative proceedings. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, and the Northern District of Illinois, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Daugherty is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and chairman of the Employment Law Section of the Lake County Bar Association. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctorate degree from Valparaiso University.
STORRS W. DOWNEY is a capital member at Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC, with offices located in Chicago and Schererville. Mr. Downey has been representing businesses and insurance carriers for more than 30 years in all forms of litigation, ranging from construction to employment matters in Illinois and Indiana. He has successfully tried various jury trials to verdict and more than 100 administrative hearings. Mr. Downey is an active speaker before national, regional and state organizations on a wide variety of litigation topics, and has been named a Leading Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of various professional organizations such as the Illinois State and Indiana State bar associations, Claims and Litigation Management, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Defense Research Institute, Defense Trial Counsel of Illinois and Indiana, and the Illinois Bar Employment Law Division.
ROBIN REMLEY is the owner of the Law Office of Robin Remley LLC, where her entire practice has been primarily litigation focused. She handles criminal defense and other matters, and focuses heavily on representing plaintiffs in a multitude of cases affecting rights of everyday people. Ms. Remley has handled a variety of matters including personal injury/wrongful death and civil rights violations, including police brutality. A significant portion of Ms. Remley's practice is devoted to helping employees who have been wronged in a variety of ways, including various types of discrimination, FMLA interference and retaliation, and FLSA violations. She is licensed to practice in Indiana, including the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, as well as in Illinois, including the Northern and Central districts. Ms. Remley received her J.D. degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.November 7 - Indianapolis
JEFFREY S. BECK is a partner in the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Beck is an experienced litigator who concentrates his practice on defending employment-related litigation in state and federal courts. He regularly represents businesses in employment discrimination, workers' compensation, unemployment and workplace violence matters, and has defended employers in states throughout the country. He also has had articles published by HR Insight and Inside Indiana Business. Mr. Beck is a contributing author to Indiana Employment Law Letter and a contributing editor for Indiana Chamber Employment Law Handbook. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana. He is a member of the American, Indiana State and Indianapolis bar associations. Mr. Beck earned his B.S. degree from Indiana State University and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
CRAIG M. BOROWSKI is a shareholder with Littler Mendelson, P.C. He has litigated more than 200 cases in federal and state courts in 22 different states, including all facets of single plaintiff litigation, jury trials, and appeals, as well as complex and multiparty litigation. Mr. Borowski regularly represents companies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he has defended more than 300 charges before the agency. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, Central District of Illinois, and Eastern District of Wisconsin. Mr. Borowski is a member of the American Bar Association. He earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
KIMBERLY D. JESELSKIS is an attorney at Katz Korin Cunningham, where she represents both individuals and employers in a wide range of employment law and benefits matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage and overtime violations, wrongful termination, short-term disability benefits, and long-term disability benefits. As a registered civil mediator, Ms. Jeselskis also mediates employment-related disputes. She received her B.S. degree, cum laude, from Ball State University; her M.A. degree from Ball State University; and her J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Ms. Jeselskis is admitted to practice law in Indiana and Arizona and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is currently a council member on the Employment, Benefits and Labor Law Council for the Indiana State Bar Association; a committee member on the Employment and Labor Law Executive Committee for the Indianapolis Bar Association; a member of the National Employment Law Association; a board member for Indiana NELA; and a member of the American Bar Association.
EILEEN M. MAGUIRE is an attorney with the law firm of Gilliland, Maguire & Harper, P.C., in Indianapolis. Ms. Maguire has been practicing law for more than 15 years. Her primary areas of practice are employment law, wage and hour law, HIPAA, and health law. She practices before various administrative agencies and is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in Indiana. Ms. Maguire received her B.A. degree from Quincy University, her M.S.J. degree from Northwestern University and her J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law. She is the author of frequent articles on legal subjects and the co-author of various manuals, published by their firm, to assist home and health care providers to comply with employment and wage and hour laws.
JOHN R. PANICO is a labor and employment attorney with the Indianapolis and Salt Lake City firm of Panico Law LLC. He concentrates his practice in employment litigation in federal and state court, and before Fair Employment Practice administrative agencies. Mr. Panico is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Utah and California, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals. He is an employment mediator and arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Employment Relations Commission and the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board. Mr. Panico has served as labor and employment counsel for the City of San Diego, Magnesium Corporation of America, and has held senior-level corporate labor relations and human resources positions in manufacturing, health care, mining, mass transit, higher education, service and utilities organizations in both the public and private sectors. He earned his B.A. degree from the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury; his Master of Science degree, with distinction, from New York Institute of Technology; and his J.D. degree from Irvine University School of Law.