Ami N. Wynne

AMI WYNNE is a partner in the Employment and Labor group in Chicago.


Ami regularly litigates employment discrimination, restrictive covenant, other contract disputes, and other employment-related cases in state and federal courts. These matters include both individual and class claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment statutes. She also handles employment matters in arbitrations and before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and various state departments of labor and fair employment agencies.

Ami also counsels employers of all sizes, on a daily basis, with respect to reviewing, drafting, and implementing employment policies, issues surrounding reductions in force and facility closings, termination and other personnel decisions, employment-related government contractor obligations and numerous other employment-related matters. Ami also advises on labor and employment matters arising in a broad range of corporate transactions.

Ami advises on executive compensation matters and negotiates various employment-related agreements, including executive employment, severance, non-competition and confidentiality agreements. She conducts internal investigations concerning discrimination, harassment, conflict of interest and other employment-related issues, involving employees at all levels of the company. As a result of her work in these areas, Ami is a member of the firm’s Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation practice area team.

Ms. Wynne is recognized as a “Best Lawyer” in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law – Management.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Labor, 2) Employment and Immigration and 3) Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 2000
Admitted Year 1995
Education Harvard University, B.A., 1997
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sidley Austin LLP
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