Ogletree Deakins • Indianapolis, Indiana
Visibility and Networking
111 Monument Circle
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Mr. Ebert has devoted over 30 years to defending the interests of employers in virtually all areas of labor and employment law. Mr. Ebert regularly represents employers in investigation and administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, and other federal and state agencies. As a litigator, Mr. Ebert has served as lead counsel in defending employers both at the trial and appellate levels in class, collective, and other multi-plaintiff actions as well as individual lawsuits arising out of the workplace, including litigation resulting from corporate reorganization and acquisitions.Mr. Ebert regularly works with employers on strategies to advance business interests. He also counsels with and defends employers regarding wage and hour matters, affirmative action compliance, labor injunctions, and non-competition/trade secrets. Mr. Ebert assists employers in drafting employment contracts, severance agreements, handbooks and personnel policies, and provides in-house training on legal compliance and liability avoidance.Mr. Ebert has extensive experience in developing union avoidance strategies and in coordinating the response of management to union organizing drives. Mr. Ebert is seasoned as a chief spokesperson in collective bargaining and has defended employers in over 150 arbitrations.A past member of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Continuing Education of the Bar, Mr. Ebert is a frequent writer, speaker and seminar chair at regional and national conferences on labor and employment topics for attorneys and human resource professionals.Members of the Bar have selected Mr. Ebert for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and he is also a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Mr. Ebert consistently receives a top tier rating in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers. In 2007, Mr. Ebert was selected for the Distinguished Barrister award by The Indiana Lawyer.
- College: B.A., cum laude, Wabash College, 1972
- Law School: J.D., cum laude, Indiana University, 1976