Amit S. Bindra

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.
 | 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
Phone: 312-212-4450
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Amit S. Bindra is a partner at The Prinz Law Firm, P.C. Located in Chicago, Illinois, he provides representation to individual and business clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Bindra has been admitted to practice before all Illinois state courts since 2012.

    The primary portion of Mr. Bindra's caseload consists of a variety of employment law matters. Furnishing advice and counsel to both companies and employees, the types of cases that he has worked on have included allegations of discrimination that is prohibited by numerous state and federal statutes, wage and hour violations, whistleblower claims, and wrongful termination and other acts of retaliation. Mr. Bindra has also prepared and reviewed employment and executive compensation agreements, and his litigation experience has included trade secret misappropriation and noncompete agreements, in which he has both sought and defended against injunctions.

    In addition to his labor and employment practice, Mr. Bindra represents entrepreneurs who are contemplating launching a new business. His work in this regard starts with helping them choose the most appropriate form of legal entity for their venture, and once it has been formed, he assists them with regulatory compliance, business plan creation, financing, and the preparation and review of contracts, as well as licensing and distribution agreements. Mr. Bindra is held in high regard by his fellow professionals for the quality of his work and high degree of ethics, and one such indication is his "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Mr. Bindra majored in international relations at Michigan State University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2009. He then obtained his legal education at DePaul University College of Law, and he was the executive editor of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2012.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Employment Litigation
    • 20%Employment Litigation
    • 20%Appellate
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Appeals, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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    About Amit Bindra

    Admitted: 2012, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.prinz-lawfirm.com/who-we-are/attorneys/amit-s-bi...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Illinois Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Civil Litigation Strategy, DePaul University College of Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Small Business Advisory Council
    • Young Professionals Leaders Board for the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues
    • ABA Appellate Practice Journal, Editorial Board Member
    • Judicial Evaluation Committee for the Chicago Bar Association, Investigator
    • NELA Judicial Nominations Committee, Member,
    • NELA/Illinois, Board Member
    • Chicago Debates, Associates Board Member, Fundraising Chair
    • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    • Federal Bar Association
    • National Employment Lawyers Association – Illinois
    • National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Appellate Lawyers Association
    • 7th Circuit Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Law Professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • By Rejecting Fifield, Federal Courts Encourage Forum Shopping, NELA/Illinois Newsletter (May 2018)
    • Executive Editor of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, DePaul University College of Law
    • Restrictive Covenants: Legal Trends, and Negotiation and Drafting Tips, NELA-IL Seventh Circuit Conference (Feb. 22, 2019).
    • Drafting Noncompete and Non-Solicitation Agreements, Strafford Webinars (Nov. 28, 2018).
    • LEAD Session 8: Leading Negotiations, The Executives’ Club of Chicago (Oct. 19, 2018)
    • When a Non-Compete Agreement Has Been Violated, Get Going In Business (Aug. 27, 2018)
    • CLE: Regulating the e-Workplace: The Use (and Misuse) of Technology and Social Media, CBA Labor and Employment Spring Seminar (May 16, 2018)
    • Protecting Your Trade Secrets and Confidential Information, Get Going In Business (Apr. 9, 2018)
    • The Aftermath of Epic Systems v. Lewis, ABA Employment Practice (Dec. 3, 2018)
    • The Application of Antitrust Logic to Military Procurement Policies Would Enhance America’s National Security, 10 DePaul Bus. & Com. L.J. 405 (2012).
    • Recent Trends in Non-Compete Laws Across the U.S., ABA Employment Practice (Feb. 21, 2018)
    • Successfully Filing your First Appellate Brief, ABA Appellate Practice (Summer 2017), available here.
    • Antitrust Class Action Litigation Post Wal-Mart v. Dukes: More of the Same, 13 J. Bus. & Sec. L. (Spring, 2013).
    • The Evolution of Age Discrimination: “Pattern or Practice” Allegations after Gross, NELA Newsletter (co-author) (Nov. 2012)
    • Piercing the FTAIA’s Veil after Minn-Chem, Antitrust Newsletter for the Illinois State Bar Association (August 2012).

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., International Relations, James Madison College at Michigan State University, 2009
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    Office Location for Amit S. Bindra

    1 East Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL 60601-1474

    Phone: 312-212-4450

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    Last Updated: 12/27/2019

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