Craig W. Wiley is a Shareholder in the Indianapolis office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Wiley concentrates his practice in state and federal court in a broad range of labor and employment litigation matters, including Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, FLSA, wage and hour issues, covenants not to compete, trade secret litigation, and executive compensation and severance agreements. Mr. Wiley served a two-year term as the law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker, Southern District of Indiana.
In 2006, Mr. Wiley was recognized as an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Indiana Lawyer's Leadership in Law Awards. Mr. Wiley has published several articles and has given presentations on topics ranging from employment discrimination law and federal practice. His publications have appeared in the Indiana Lawyer, Federal Lawyer, HR Notes, The Workplace Lawyer, and The Education Law Newsletter. From 2002-1010, Mr. Wiley authored a monthly column published in the Indiana Lawyer entitled Update on Labor & Employment Law, and is a past editor of The Workplace Lawyer, a bi-annual newsletter issued by the Indiana State Bar Association. He also has been a guest lecturer in local and state-wide continuing legal education forums, and from 2003-2006, he was an instructor for the Indiana University School of Continuing Studies, where he taught a class entitled Personnel Law to students seeking a certificate in human resource management.
From 2006-2007, Mr. Wiley served as President of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and was one of the youngest presidents in the chapter's history. He is a past Chair of the Indiana State Bar Association's Employment and Labor Law Section, is a former Member-at-Large for Indianapolis Bar Association's Board of Managers (2005-06), and is a past Chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law section (2004). In 2007, Mr. Wiley received the President's Award For Service to the Profession from the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is also a Distinguished fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. In 2009 and 2011, Mr. Wiley was recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star. In 2007, Mr. Wiley was inducted into the Beech Grove High School Hall of Fame. He also serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Marion Superior Court.
In 2012, Mr. Wiley was appointed City Attorney to the City of Beech Grove, Indiana, where he counsels the Mayor and Common Council on a variety of issues pertaining to municipal law. In this capacity, Mr. Wiley also serves as the City Prosecutor, prosecuting violations of the city code and misdemeanor traffic offenses.
Mr. Wiley earned his B.S. in Education from Indiana University Bloomington, and his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star (2009, 2011)
•President's Award For Service to the Profession, Indianapolis Bar Association (2007)
•Beech Grove High School Hall of Fame (Inducted in December 2007)
•Up and Coming Lawyer Award, Law and Leadership, Indiana Lawyer (2006)
•Distinguished fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (2006)
•President of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (2006-2007)
•BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (the BV certification mark is an excellent rating for a lawyer with some experience)
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