Amy J. Zdravecky

Amy J. Zdravecky is a Partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group of Barnes & Thornburg.  She represents employers throughout the country in traditional labor relations and employment law matters with an emphasis on National Labor Relations Board proceedings, union-organizing drives and NLRB-conducted elections, arbitrations, collective bargaining and other contract negotiations and employment discrimination matters.  Ms. Zdravecky has extensive experience in the hospitality, transportation, warehousing, healthcare and manufacturing industries. She also counsels and trains clients on how to improve positive employee relations, union avoidance, collective bargaining strategies and dealing with unions with confidence for union-represented employers, sexual harassment and compliance with various federal and state employment laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  She is a member of the Illinois and George Bar Associations; and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Illinois, Middle District of Georgia, Northern District of Georgia) and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Ms. Zdravecky is a frequent speaker on labor and employment topics and has been a contributing editor for publications including "Developing Labor Law (6th Edition)", 2007-2013; "The Labor Lawyer", ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Summer 2006; and "ABA Journal of Labor and Employment", ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Spring 2014.

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1994
  • B.A., with high distinction, University of Michigan, 1992
Honors & Awards
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, 2009-2014
  • Leading Lawyers, Labor and Employment, 2014

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Subcommittee on the Development of the Law under the NLRA
  • 2014 Leadership Development Program

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