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Joanne Sommers has worked with organizations and individuals in insurance cost recovery litigation, environmental litigation, commercial litigation, and other complex litigation matters.  She also handles regulatory and transactional matters for clients in the areas of employment law and real estate. 

Joanne is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2015. While in law school, Joanne was an articles editor for the Indiana Law Review, a member of the Order of Barristers, and received Gold Level Student Recognition in the Pro Bono Program. Prior to attending law school, Joanne graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University. 

Joanne served as a law clerk at Plews Shadley Racher and Braun LLP prior to joining the firm as an attorney. She was also an intern for Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Judge Timothy Oakes of the Marion Superior Court, and Judge Heather Welch of the Marion Superior Court. Joanne also served as the Legislative Action Committee Chair of the Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. 



Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation

Employment History

2014 - Present Associate, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP 

May-July, 2014 Intern, Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, U.S. District Court of Southern District of Indiana

2013-2104 Intern, Marion County Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana 

Client Alerts

November 23, 2016   Major Development: New Overtime Rule Temporarily Halted
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
December 4, 2015   Joanne Rouse Joins PSRB as an Associate Attorney
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation

Employment History

2014 - Present Associate, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP 

May-July, 2014 Intern, Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, U.S. District Court of Southern District of Indiana

2013-2104 Intern, Marion County Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana 


Client Alerts

November 23, 2016   Major Development: New Overtime Rule Temporarily Halted
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
December 4, 2015   Joanne Rouse Joins PSRB as an Associate Attorney
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
 
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