Amy L. DeLuca, Esq.

Litigation • Labor & Employment Relations • Municipal & Public Law • Workers’ Compensation – Group Rating and Self-Insured

Ms. DeLuca is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on Labor & Employment law and serving on the Firm’s Board of Directors. Ms. DeLuca’s legal experience prior to joining Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista Co. includes working in the office of the general counsel for AT&T in Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. DeLuca’s practice is focused on assisting clients in all aspects of litigation, specifically including issues arising in the context of labor and employment. Through counseling and training, Ms. DeLuca assists clients in complying with state and federal labor laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, laws addressing sexual harassment, and many others. Ms. DeLuca’s services include drafting and enforcing employee handbooks and employment/non-compete agreements, negotiating labor contracts, conducting workplace investigations and disputing workers’ compensation and unemployment claims. Ms. DeLuca also advises and represents clients in all types of civil litigation in both state and federal court.

Ms. DeLuca is a member of various professional bar associations, has served on the board of a non-profit organization, and has been a featured speaker at labor and employment seminars.

Ms. DeLuca is a founding member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s “Rights, Responsibilities, and Realities” initiative, which educates and mentors Cleveland Public School children. Additionally, she is a Member of the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools Board of Education. Prior to attending law school, Ms. DeLuca taught chemistry and environmental science at Elyria Catholic High School in Elyria, Ohio, as well as eighth grade at St. James School in Lakewood, Ohio.

Practice Focus:
Employment Civil Rights
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Bar Admissions:
2003       State of Ohio

Education:
1998       The University of Akron (B.A. in Chemistry; magna cum laude)
2002       Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude)

Professional & Civic Affiliations:
Leadership Lorain County, Class of 2008
Leadership Lorain County (Board of Directors, 2008-2013)
Neighborhood Alliance of Lorain County (Board of Directors, 2009-2017)
The United Way of Greater Cleveland, GeneratioNext (2006-2007)
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools Board of Education (Board Member)
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Lorain County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Foundation (Fellow)

Contact Information:
Direct (440) 695-8062
Fax (440) 695-8098
Email ADeLuca@WickensLaw.com