Brooks R. Amiot: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Brooks R. Amiot

Baltimore,  MD  U.S.A.
Phone(410) 415-2000

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Reductions in Force, WARN Act
University University of Utah, B.A., cum laude, 1988
Law SchoolThe George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1993 Member, Moot Court Board
Admitted1993, Maryland; 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1996, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Eleventh Circuits; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2007, U.S. Supreme Court

Brooks R. Amiot is a Shareholder in the Baltimore office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

The Best Lawyers in America

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

• AV Rated; Martindale-Hubbell

• Maryland Super Lawyer

• Listed in the November 2013 issue of Super Lawyers Business Edition

• Named to SmartCEO magazine's Legal Elite as a go to attorney in business law (2009)

• Listed in the November/December 2010 issue of Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition

• Board of Directors, Everyman Theatre

Reported CasesSelected Cases: Walters v. McMahen, 684 F.3d 435 (4th Cir. 2012) (affirming dismissal of civil RICO class action against Perdue Farms employees), cert. denied, 133 S. Ct. 1493 (2013); Walters v. McMahen, 795 F. Supp. 2d 350 (D. Md. 2011) (dismissing with prejudice civil RICO class action alleging that Perdue Farms human resources employees at 15 plants across the country engaged in a conspiracy indirectly to enrich themselves by hiring illegal immigrants for the purpose of depressing hourly wages), aff'd, 684 F.3d 435 (4th Cir 2012), cert. denied, 133 S. Ct. 1493 (2013); Slavinski v. Columbia Association, Inc., 2011 WL 1230447 (D. Md. 2011) (denying conditional certification in FLSA collective action; denying injunction prohibiting communications with potential class members); Slavinski v. Columbia Association, Inc., 2009 WL 24867 (D. Md. 2009) (denying court-facilitated notice in FLSA collective action); New World Pasta Co. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 2007 WL 3232226 (E.D. Mo. 2007) (vacating arbitrator's award); O'Shea v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters & United Parcel Service, Inc ., 2006 WL 758323 (D. Md. 2006) (breach of duty of fair representation) New World Pasta Co ., 2004 WL 1531811 (Arb. 2004) (denied union claim of violation of seniority) New World Pasta Co ., 2003 WL 23310246 (Arb. 2003) (upheld employee suspension; falsification of documents; work rules) Weaver v. United Parcel Service, Inc ., 307 F. Supp. 2d 616 (D. Del. 2004) (dismissal of ADA & sex discrimination claims on summary judgment) Primax Recoveries, Inc. v. Young, 2003 WL 22973630 (4th Cir. 2003) (upholding legality of ERISA/subrogation claims) Primax Recoveries, Inc. v. Lee, 260 F. Supp. 2d 43 (D.D.C. 2003) (upholding legality of ERISA/subrogation claims) Hux v. Hyatt Corp ., 187 F.3d 629 (4th Cir. 1999) (granting defense attorneys' fees) Owen-Williams v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith, Inc ., 181 F.3d 90 (4th Cir. 1999) (dismissing race discrimination, conspiracy, & intentional infliction of emotional distress claims) Brennan v. Greenwood Trust Co ., 1999 WL 33220028 (D. Del. 1999) (dismissing claim for improper benefits termination) Wenzlaff v. NationsBank, 940 F. Supp. 889 (D. Md. 1996) (first published decision in Maryland dismissing pregnancy discrimination claim)

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Brooks R. Amiot

2800 Quarry Lake Drive, Suite 200
BaltimoreMD 21209


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