Kenneth B. Siepman - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Kenneth B. Siepman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 317-916-2146

For over 20 years, Ken Siepman has represented and advised private and public employers on a wide array of labor and employment issues, including FLSA, ADA, FMLA, Title VII, ADEA, NLRA, covenant not to compete/trade secret matters, wage claims, and wrongful discharge.  Ken regularly serves as lead counsel for employers in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and administrative agencies such as the EEOC, NLRB, OSHA, and the Indiana and United States Departments of Labor.  He also has represented employers before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on several occasions.Ken devotes a significant portion of his practice to litigation avoidance and counseling.  He partners with employers to provide training on ADA, FMLA, OSHA, wage-hour, hiring/interviewing, employee terminations, workplace harassment, and union avoidance.  He also assists employers to develop employment applications, contracts, personnel policies and handbooks, non-compete agreements, severance agreements, and other employment-related documents.

Wabash CollegeBA 1987Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1990
Indiana Chamber of CommerceIndianapolis Bar AssociationIndiana State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationFederal Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Seventh Circuits U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Obtained directed verdict at trial on ADA claim for national retailer
  • Obtained injunction and six-figure settlement in trade secrets and unfair competition case for international company
  • Secured Seventh Circuit victory in Title VII sex discrimination and harassment action for a college
  • Obtained Seventh Circuit victory in ADA case for hospital
  • Obtained appellate victory before the Sixth Circuit in Title VII religious discrimination case for national retailer
  • Secured no liability resolution for home health care company in FLSA audit by DOL
  • Prevailed at NLRB trial on behalf of a national telecommunications company charged with violating Section 8(a)(5) of the NLRA
  • Defeated union representation petition filed with the NLRB against Indiana company
  • Obtained trial victory at the NLRB on behalf of national retailer charged with violating Sections 8(a)(1) and (3) of the NLRA

Office Location

111 Monument Circle, Suite 4600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management