Attorney Laurie Goetz Kemp
Laurie Goetz Kemp, focuses her employment law practice on assisting and defending employers in human resource and employment law matters. Laurie assists clients with implementing proactive and effective strategies for handling day-to-day employment issues including disciplinary matters, terminations, investigations, and policy review. She also works with clients to develop and conduct in-house trainings on such topics as retaliation, harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and wage and hour issues. In addition to handling lawsuits, Laurie regularly handles and responds to Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC), Indiana Civil Rights Commission, and Kentucky Commission on Human Rights charges, as well as unemployment matters, Department of Labor audits, and Kentucky and Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations or investigations. Laurie routinely practices in all state and federal courts in Kentucky and Indiana, handling a variety of employment litigation cases stemming from discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Laurie also assists in drafting, negotiating and enforcing employment contracts, including restrictive covenants such as non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
Laurie is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), primarily the Kentucky, Louisville, and Southern Indiana Chapters, and has served on the Board of Directors for Louisville SHRM as the Employee Labor Relations Chair. Laurie is involved with other legal and professional organizations in her area, in addition to having serving on the Board of Directors and as the past Board Chair for the Center for Women and Families. She is a member of the One Southern Indiana Executive Board of Directors and the Executive Board of Leadership Southern Indiana. Laurie is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Southern Indiana Art Alliance and is active in her church community at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
Laurie has been recognized by her peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® 2012 – 2018 in the area of Employment Law and in 2013 – 2016 in the area of Labor Law. Every year since 2013, Laurie has been selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list published in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine.
Laurie, and her husband of twenty years, Mike Kemp, are the proud parents of two children and are the co-owners of Momentum Title Agency.