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Brian L. McDermott Elected to Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 19, 2021) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Indianapolis Office Managing Principal Brian L. McDermott has been elected to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.  As a board member, Brian will support the Association and its mission to cultivate an environment that provides economic opportunity and prosperity for the people of Indiana and their enterprises by partnering with 25,000 members and investors on behalf of more than four million Hoosiers. 

“I am honored to join the Indiana Chamber’s Board of Directors,” said Brian. “In my years serving and working with the Indiana Chamber, I’ve always admired the Chamber’s commitment to representing and assisting businesses of all types and sizes throughout Indiana. I look forward to working with all the board members in carrying the Indiana Chamber’s values forward for future growth and success.”

Brian focuses his practice on workplace training and representation of employers in labor and employment litigation. He has dedicated his legal career of more than 25 years to representing private and public employers in individual, class and collective employment actions, including cases involving: the FMLA, the ADA, Title VII, the ADEA, ERISA, the FLSA, the NLRA, covenant not to compete matters, trade secret matters, state wage laws and wrongful discharge matters. He has represented employers in federal and state courts, labor arbitrations and administrative agencies (including the EEOC and NLRB) throughout the country. He also has represented employers before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits on multiple occasions.

Brian devotes a substantial portion of his practice to litigation avoidance and counseling. To this end, he works with employers to provide valuable employment training, including sexual harassment, hiring, employee terminations, union avoidance, diversity and FMLA training. He assists employers in developing employee handbooks, personnel policies, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, severance agreements and other employment-related documents. 

Brian earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa and his B.A. from Loras College. 

Jackson Lewis’ Indianapolis office can be reached at (317) 489-6930. 

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 
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