Amy S. Wilson

Indianapolis
T 317.237.3481
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Amy Wilson is a Member in the Indianapolis, Indiana, office of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group. She concentrates her practice in employment litigation and employer counseling. Amy has represented employers in single plaintiff and class and collective action litigation claims 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 “The Practitioner’s Guide to Defense of EPL Claims,” published in June of 2013 by the American Bar Association. Amy is currently working on the revised edition to be published in 2018. 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) insurance in order to protect their organizations against various employment claims. Amy’s practice includes the defense of EPL claims and this book is an invaluable tool for employment litigators, in-house counsel, insurance professionals, and others interested in 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

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Junior Achievement, Indy's Best and Brightest Finalist, 2016
  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars®
  • ABA TIPS Leadership Academy, 2010-2011

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 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

FBT Events

Past

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"Employment Law Boot Camp," Presenter, Indiana Annual SHRM Conference, August 2015

"HR Boot Camp," Presenter, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, April 2015

"Employee Handbooks: 10 Potential Pitfalls" Presenter, Indiana Annual SHRM Conference, 2014

“The Practitioner’s Guide to Defense of EPL Claims,” Editor and Author, American Bar Association, 2013

"EEOC Top Priorities for 2013 and Beyond,” Presenter, Indiana Chamber’s 49th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2013

"Employment Law Boot Camp," Presenter, Indiana Chamber’s 49th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2013

“EEOC Top Priorities,” Presenter, Human Resources Professional Development Association, East Central Indiana Human Resources Association, 2013

"EEOC Top Priorities,” Presenter, Frost Brown Todd Webinar Series, 2012

“Managing Employees Outside the Workplace,” Presenter, Human Resources Professional Development Association, 2012

“Leaves of Absence,” Presenter, Tippecanoe Area HR Association, 2012

“Boot Camp for the HR Professional,” Presenter, Indiana Chamber’s 48th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2012

"Handling Leaves of Absence: Scenario Based Case Studies," Presenter, Human Resources Professional Development Association Presentation, 2011

"Navigating the Legal Issues Employers Face With Social Networking," Presenter, Indiana Chamber's 47th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2011

"Employment Law Case Law Update: Supreme Court and Seventh Circuit Cases From 2009-2010," Presenter, Indiana Chamber's 46th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2010

"Demystifying Covenants Not to Compete," Presenter,  Indiana Chamber's 46th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2010

"Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADAAA," Presenter,  Indiana Chamber's 46th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2010

"Employment Non-Discrimination Act: An Update", Co-Author, Indiana Lawyer, 2010

"The Family and Medical Leave Act- Are You in Compliance?", Speaker, NCRC/NAHRO Spring Conference, 2010 

"Update on the ADAAA", Speaker, Marian College Human Resources Class, 2010

"Update on the ADAAA", Presenter, Human Resources Professional Development Association, 2010

"Updates on the ADAAA, GINA and the FMLA", Speaker, Frost Brown Todd Breakfast Briefs, 2009

"Demystifying Covenants Not to Compete", Speaker, ICLEF, 2009

"New Laws, New Challenges: Employment Law Developments in Uncertain Times", Presenter,  Indiana Chamber's 45th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2009

"Valuing Diversity and Meeting Your Legal Obligations", Presenter, Indiana Chamber's 45th Annual Human Resources Conference and Expo, 2009

"The Family and Medical Leave Act: New Amendments and Revised Regulations- Are You in Compliance?", Co-Presenter, FBT Labor & Employment Client Seminar, 2009

"The New FMLA Regulations: Fifteen Years in the Making", Co-Author, American Bar Association TIPS Employment Law and Litigation Committee Newsletter, Winter 2009

"Practical Tips for Evaluating, Disciplining, and Terminating Employees", Presenter, Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce, 2008

"New Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act and Indiana Law Relating to Family Military Leave", Presenter, Indiana Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section CLE, 2008

"New Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act and Indiana Law Relating to Family Military Leave", Presenter, Locke Reynolds Breakfast Seminar, 2008

"Valuing Diversity and Meeting your Legal Obligations", Presenter, Human Resources Professional Development Association Presentation, 2008

"States Pass New Laws for Military Family Leave", Author, American Bar Association TIPS Employment Law and Litigation Committee Newsletter, Winter 2008

"Indiana's New Military Family Leave Act", Author, Locke Reynolds Employment Law Update, 2008

"Expanded FMLA Leave Protection for Close Relatives of Service Members, Author, Locke Reynolds Employment Law Update, 2008

"Time to Revisit Confidentiality Policies", Author, American Bar Association TIPS Employment Law and Litigation Committee Newsletter, Summer 2007

"Employers Face Challenges Presented by Lengthening Tours of Duty", Author, Locke Reynolds Construction and Real Estate Update, 2006

"Recent Developments in Employer-Employee Relations Law", Author, American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, 2006

"The Viability of McDonnell Douglas Post Desert Place", Author, For the Defense, 2005

Other Contact Info

Assistant

Bianca Slagle
Email
T 317.237.3929
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