Amy Bess

Amy L. Bess is the Chair of Vedder Price’s Labor and Employment Practice Area and a Member of the firm’s board of directors. Based in Washington, D.C., Amy also oversees the firm’s office there as Administrative Shareholder. Her employment litigation experience includes the representation of employers before U.S. state and federal courts and administrative agencies, defending against claims of race, sex, disability and age discrimination; sexual harassment; whistleblower retaliation; restrictive-covenant disputes; wrongful termination; and wage and hour violations. She regularly advises employer clients regarding compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.