Practical Labor & Employment Law Counsel

The effects of a sexual harassment claim or discrimination lawsuit can devastate the success of a business. As a business owner, you must not only deal with the financial repercussions of a lawsuit but also address the impact it may have on your standing in the community, your brand, and the morale of your employees.

Since 1955, the labor & employment law attorneys at Lewis Wagner have advised businesses and employers on Indiana and federal employment laws. Our employment law attorneys represent clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, and in the state and federal courts.

Some of the areas of law in which our labor & employment law attorneys practice include:

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Wrongful termination and retaliation
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Employment contracts
  • Employment policies
  • Unemployment compensation claims.

Labor & Employment Law Attorneys


Recent News and Upcoming Events

      Press Releases

    1. Jun 13, 2017

      Candace Bankovich Joins Lewis Wagner as Partner and Practice Area Chair

      Legal Updates

    1. Jul 20, 2020

      U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious and Moral Exemptions in ACA Birth Control Mandate

    2. Jul 14, 2020

      U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces "Ministerial Exception," Protecting Religious Employers from Employment Discrimination Claims

    3. Apr 03, 2020

      COVID-19 Policy Update - What the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Means for You

    4. Mar 25, 2020

      Employer FAQ - "Stay-at-Home" Order and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Explained

    5. Mar 18, 2020

      Employer FAQ - Must Read for Indiana Businesses Managing COVID-19 Impact

    6. Apr 14, 2017

      Seventh Circuit is First to Rule that Workplace Discrimination Based upon Sexual Orientation violates Civil Rights Act

      Published Articles

    1. Jun 24, 2020

      U.S. Supreme Court Rules to Keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Policy in Place

    2. Mar 18, 2020

      Not Blowing Smoke: Indiana's Marijuana Laws Keep Things Simple for Employers, for Now

    3. Jan 22, 2020

      The Black, the White, and the Gray: How Marijuana Use by CMV Drivers is Evaluated in Indiana

    4. Oct 31, 2019

      Workplace Violence: What Can an Employer Do to Minimize the Risk?

    5. Aug 22, 2019

      Takin' Care of Business...and Gettin' Overtime

    6. Mar 20, 2019

      Worker performance and terminations - Hasta la vista, maybe?

    7. Mar 21, 2018

      Bankovich and Pauli: Ruling on sexual orientation leaves landscape unsettled
      Indiana Lawyer

    8. Aug 23, 2017

      Dos and don’ts of social media policies
      The Indiana Lawyer

            Seminars and Speaking Engagements

          1. Jun 12, 2019

            ALFA International Labor & Employment Seminar