Kami D. Brauer
Losing a job or dealing with problems in the workplace can be highly emotional and overwhelming. Kami understands this and treats her clients with respect and compassion while providing them with vigorous representation focused on integrity and finding creative solutions to their problems. She works in close collaboration with her clients to design legal strategies that are both cost-effective and focused on achieving the individual goals of each client.
Kami is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in Labor and Employment law.
Kami was recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as a "Rising Star" in employment litigation from 2009 through 2013. She was also recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine from 2016 through 2020 – a distinction reserved for only the top 5% of the lawyers in the State of Ohio. An attorney is selected to be a "Rising Star" or "Super Lawyer" only after being nominated by a third party, independently researched, and peer evaluated. For 2021, Kami was named by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as among the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Cleveland and the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Ohio. For 2022 and 2023, Kami was also selected by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as among the Top 100 Ohio Attorneys, the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Ohio, the Top 50 Cleveland Attorneys, and the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Cleveland.
In 2019, Kami became an Arbitrator for employment matters with the American Arbitration Association. Additionally, Kami is a mediator on the EEOC’s Pro Bono Mediator’s Panel.
Kami is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, the Northern District of Ohio, the Southern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Leadership & Service
Kami is currently the Chair of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association and serves on its Amicus Committee and Membership Committee. She was formerly the Chair of the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association from 2015-2017.
Kami served as President, Vice President, and Treasurer of the Cleveland Employment American Inns of Court.
In May 2020, she became the District 8 Representative on the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Women's Bar Association. Ms. Brauer also held the position of Co-Chair for the Women in Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
In 2017, Kami was approved by the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association to serve on the Bar’s Judicial Ratings Committee, which interviews and rates judicial candidates in Northeast Ohio.
Kami is also a member of the Labor & Employment Sections for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. Kami is the current Chair of the CMBA Communicators, a Toastmasters International club.
In December 2022, Kami was appointed by Governor Mike DeWine to be inducted as a member of the Association of Ohio Commodores, an organization dedicated to promoting business and economic growth in the State of Ohio.
To contact Kami, please email her at email@example.com or call 216-474-4715.
J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1999
Bachelor of Arts - English Literature, Miami University 1995
Family and Medical Leave Act
Negotiation of Severance Agreements
Alternative Dispute Resolution