Olivia G. Robinson

Associate

Phone: (812) 423-3183, ext. 2217

Assistant:
Jana Kemper
jkemper@KDDK.com

About
Experience
Publications and Presentations
Affiliations

Olivia Robinson counsels and defends employers in Indiana and Kentucky on a wide range of employment, labor and personnel matters.  Olivia defends employers in litigation involving claims brought under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, the FLSA, and claims involving harassment, discrimination, and state and federal wage and hour laws.  She also represents employers at the administrative level, including claims filed with the EEOC and state agencies.  In addition, she provides advice on employment and personnel issues, such as employment agreements, severance and separation agreements, employee handbooks, and individual employment policies.

Education
  • 2016: Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Ind., J.D.
  • 2013: University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind., B.A. Spanish, B.S. International Studies
Bar Admissions
  • State of Indiana
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Recognitions
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America©, Labor Law (Management)
  • Selected, Indiana Super Lawyers® Magazine, Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law (2021)
  • Honors in Employment Law, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • Dean’s List, University of Evansville
  • Women’s Soccer All-Conference Honorable Mention, University of Evansville
 
Experience
  • Defends employers in litigation involving claims brought under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, the FLSA, and claims involving harassment, discrimination, and state and federal wage and hour laws
  • Represents employers at the administrative level, including claims filed with the EEOC and state agencies
  • Provides advice on employment and personnel issues, such as employment agreements, severance and separation agreements, employee handbooks, and individual employment policies
  • Represents creditors in a variety of industries in state courts to maximize recovery on past due claims
  • Assists insurance carriers and commercial businesses in recovering losses involving motor vehicle accidents, homeowner issues and property damage claims
Publications
Presentations
  • “Navigating OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19,” Evansville-Area Human Resources Association, Co-Presenter (January 2022)
  • “OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS): COVID-19 Vax Mandate,” Evansville Regional Economic Partnership, Co-Presenter (December 2021)
  • “Update to President Biden’s Vaccine Mandates, Evansville Bar Association,” Co-Presenter (November 2021)
  • “Is This Going to Hurt? Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccines,” Evansville Bar Association, Co-Presenter (April 2021)
  • “How the ADA & Individuals with Disabilities Make Employers More Productive,” Evansville Bar Association, Co-Presenter (March 2021)
  • “Social Media in the Workplace, Evansville Bar Association,” Co-Presenter (March 2021)
  • “ADA Requirements for Individuals with a Hearing Disability and the Challenges They Face in Our Legal System,” Vanderburgh County Judges, Magistrates and Court Administrators Webinar, Presenter (December 2020)
  • “Mandatory Labor Law Posters and Requirements for Recordkeeping,” Southwestern Indiana Builders Association Seminar, Presenter (January 2019)
Professional Affiliations
  • Indiana State Bar Association: Employment Law Section
  • Kentucky Bar Association: Employment Law Section
  • Evansville Bar Association: Employment Law Section, Co-Chair
  • Evansville-area Human Resource Association: Member
  • Tri-State Better Business Bureau: Arbitrator
Civic Affiliations
  • YWCA Evansville: Board of Directors Member and Live Y’ers Mentor
  • University of Evansville Connect Student Mentoring Program: Mentor
  • Youth Resources Teen Court: Attorney Mentor
  • Southwest Indiana Chamber Young Professionals Alliance: Member
  • Habitat for Humanity: Former Volunteer Homeowner Advocate
  • Rotaract Club of Evansville: Former Member