Amy Berman Hamilton

Amy Berman Hamilton: Attorney with Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC
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Biography

Amy Hamilton practices primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation defense, employment law and litigation, municipal law and family law.

Representative experience

• Defense of employers before the Industrial Commission of Ohio

• Representation of employers in appeals to state court from decisions of the Industrial Commission

• Representation of employers in mandamus actions seeking relief from decisions of the Industrial Commission

• Defense of employers in administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS)

• Defense of public and private employers at the trial and appellate levels in wrongful discharge, harassment and discrimination claims involving race, gender, age and disability

• Counseling of employers on employment practices

• Defense of municipalities in matters including zoning, nuisance abatement and Section 1983 civil rights actions

• Domestic relations litigation including matters involving the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA) and the Hague Convention

Career and educational background

• Associate, Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper

• Law clerk, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

• Adjunct professor of law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

• Adjunct professor of law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

• Law instructor, Lakeland Community College

• Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University (JD, magna cum laude, 1988; Exegisis editor, Cleveland State Law Review, 1988)

• Kent State University (BA, political science, summa cum laude, 1984)

Professional and civic activities

• Member, Ohio State Bar Association

• Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

• Member, the Center for Principled Family Advocacy

• Member, finance council, Church of the Gesu

• Member, MusiGals women’s choir

Publications

• Author, “Workers’ Compensation Changes Should Benefit Employers,” NGC Legal Insights (Fall 2017)

• Author, “H.R. 4300, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1986: Congress’ Response to the Changing American Family,” 35 Cleveland State Law Review 455 (1987)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Workers' compensation defense
  • Employment law and litigation
  • Municipal law
  • Family law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-939-5369  Phone
216-621-7227  Phone
www.nicola.com/attorneys/amy-berman-hamilton
University Attended:
Kent State University, B.A., Political Science; summa cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1989, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; 1989, 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; 1988, Ohio Supreme Court
Memberships:

Ohio State Bar Association; Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, January 3, 1963
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: Defense of employers before the Industrial Commission of Ohio; Representation of employers in appeals to state court from decisions of the Industrial Commission; Representation of employers in mandamus actions seeking relief from decisions of the Industrial Commission; Defense of employers in administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS); Defense of public and private employers at the trial and appellate levels in wrongful discharge, harassment and discrimination claims involving race, gender, age and disability; Counseling of employers on employment practices; Defense of municipalities in matters including zoning, nuisance abatement and Section 1983 civil rights actions; Domestic relations litigation including matters involving the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA) and the Hague Convention
ISLN:
906429868
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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