Kimberly P. Peil

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Merrillville, IN

Hoeppner Wagner & Evans
 | 8585 Broadway, Suite 790
Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone: 219-769-6552
Fax: 219-738-2349
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP, Kimberly P. Peil offers dedicated legal services to employers and other clients in Lake and Porter Counties and throughout the State of Indiana. Ms. Peil is also licensed in Illinois and regularly practices in the Chicagoland area.  Focusing her practice on civil litigation, appellate, and labor and employment law, Ms. Peil generally handles cases involving issues such as the defense of employment discrimination claims, injury related matters, contract claims, construction disputes, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.

Ms. Peil attended Fontbonne University, where she played varsity soccer and graduated magna cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Arts.  Ms. Peil went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2009, graduating magna cum laude.

Understanding the toll that business litigation and other legal disputes may take on companies’ operations, as well as their bottom lines and longevity, Ms. Peil strives to help her clients achieve efficient and effective resolutions to their legal issues.  Tailoring her approach based on their specific circumstances, needs and objectives, she offers her clients customized advice and assists them in determining the best course of action for their situations. Ms. Peil walks her clients through each stage of the legal process, explaining their rights and aiding them to understand their requirements and obligations under the laws.

Actively involved in the legal community, Ms. Peil is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Porter County Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and The Calumet American Inn of Court.  Currently, she is serving as Vice President for the Lake County Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Indiana.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Employment & Labor (20%): Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Kimberly Peil

Admitted: 2010, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.hwelaw.com/bios/attorney-kim-peil.php

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2010
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Porter County Bar Association
  • Illinois, 2010
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013
  • Lake County Bar Association, Vice President
  • Calumet American Inns of Court
  • Indiana, 2010
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2010
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Indiana Women Lawyers Association, Vice President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Northwest Indiana Business Round Table
  • Campagna Academy; Boys & Girls Club PALS of Northwest Indiana
  • Northwest Indiana Women’s Soccer League
  • Boys and Girls Club, Professionals Advancing Local Success

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • What Employers and Management Personnel Need To Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Reporting Incorrect Registered Agent has Its Ramifications
  • Construction Company Required To Contribute To Funds For All Hours Worked—Not Just Bargaining Unit Work
  • Pay-if-Paid Clauses Can Destroy Your Bond Claim Rights

Educational Background:

  • Fontbonne University, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Honors: Varsity Women’s Soccer, 2006
Office Location for Kimberly P. Peil

8585 Broadway
Suite 790
Merrillville, IN 46410

Phone: 219-769-6552

Fax: 219-738-2349

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Last Updated: 1/28/2019

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