Germaine Winnick Willett practices in the Firm's Labor, Employment, and Immigration Section. She focuses her practice primarily on employment litigation matters, assisting clients with employment discrimination, wage and hour, contract, and other employment-related litigation. She also advises clients on a broad range of issues including proper handling of employee complaints, employment termination, employee leave and accommodation issues, and employment policies. She has represented clients in Indiana's state and federal courts as well as before administrative agencies.
During the course of her career, Germaine has written articles and prepared presentations for professsional associations and seminars on a variety of employment law topics. Germaine also has experience litigating products liability, general tort, and asbestos cases.
Germaine is originally from Cloverdale, Ind. She received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from DePauw University in 1994. She earned her juris doctorate, cum laude, from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1998. She was a student note editor for the Indiana Law Journal and published a note in the journal titled, "Equality Under the Law or Annihilation of Marriage and Morals? The Same-Sex Marriage Debate." She is a regular contributor to Ice Miller's Informed Employer Briefing.
Germaine joined Ice Miller in August 1998. She is admitted to practice in all Indiana state Courts, the U.S. District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.