216-236-8537

 

kamibrauer@kdbrauerlaw.com

 

Selected as a "Rising Star" for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine.

About

The Law Firm of Kami D. Brauer, LLC focuses on providing smart and innovative counseling and litigation services in the areas of employment and labor law representing employees. During her professional career, Ms. Brauer has represented clients in federal, state, and appellate courts and has gained a wealth of experience in the areas of her practice. She works in close collaboration with her clients to design legal strategies that are both cost-effective and focused on achieving the individual goals of each client. Ms. Brauer's practice extends throughout Ohio.

 Kami D. Brauer, Esq.

 Recent Experience

Ms. Brauer is an active member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Labor and Employment Section. Ms. Brauer currently serves as Treasurer for the Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court. Ms. Brauer also serves on the Executive Council of the Women in Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and since 2013, has served as Chair for the Professional Development & CLE Committee of the Section. Previously, Ms. Brauer served as the Co-Chair of the Mentoring & Networking Committee and the Food for Thought Program for the Women in Law Section. Ms. Brauer was Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Print Publications Advisory Committee from 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 and co-chaired from 2006-2007. She is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and formerly volunteered as an instructor and team captain for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 3Rs (Rights, Responsibilities, Realities) Program in which she instructed students in the Cleveland Municipal School District on the U.S. Constitution.

 Background

Ms. Brauer graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a degree in English/Literature. Ms. Brauer attended law school at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for the Cincinnati Bar Association's Grievance Committee which investigated and prosecuted attorneys for ethical misconduct. After law school, Ms. Brauer was an assistant editor for a legal publishing firm authoring books and articles for corporate counsel in various areas of the law. Ms. Brauer then joined the law firm of Schuster & Simmons Co., LPA. While with Schuster & Simmons, Ms. Brauer represented plaintiffs and defendants in federal, state, and appellate courts in the areas of employment and labor, contract, business, and real estate. Ms. Brauer is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, the Northern District of Ohio, the Southern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Services

 

Philosophy

Generally, individuals seek the services of an attorney because they find themselves in difficult circumstances and need help. Ms. Brauer understands this and treats clients with respect and compassion while providing them with vigorous representation focused on integrity and finding creative solutions to their problems.

Areas of Emphasis

The firm represents employees in the following areas of employment and labor law:

Race & Gender Discrimination

Sexual Harassment

Religious Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Negotiation of Separation Agreements

Representation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Retaliation

Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Family and Medical Leave Act Violations

Wrongful Discharge

Unemployment Benefits

Wage and Overtime Disputes