Todd M. Nierman

Shareholder || Indianapolis

Todd Nierman is a shareholder in the Indianapolis office. Todd has a diversified practice representing and counseling employers in labor and employment matters, including:

  • National Labor Relations Act matters
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Collective bargaining
  • Union avoidance
  • Employment lawsuits
  • Collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act

A frequent speaker before employer groups and trade associations, Todd also lectures about labor law in health care facilities to graduate students in the School of Environmental and Public Affairs at Indiana University and on labor and management relations to graduate students at Butler University.

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  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1986
  • B.B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan, 1983

Admittance to Practice

  • Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
  • Indiana Supreme Court

Professional Activities

  • Labor Relations Committee, Wage, Hour and Leave Subcommittee – United States Chamber of Commerce
  • Practice and Procedure Committee – NLRB Region 25
  • Former Chair, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee, Labor and Employment Section – American Bar Association


  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - "Regulating Individual Expression In and Out of the Workplace" - Indianapolis - October 10, 2013
  • November 7, 2014 - BNA Daily Labor Report - "State Right-To-Work Law is Constitutional, Indiana Justices Say, Reversing Lower Court Order"
  • November 7, 2014 - Employment Law Daily - "Ind. S. Ct.: State High Court Upholds Indiana Right-to-Work Law"
  • September 25, 2013 - The Indiana Lawyer - "Battle Over RTW Heats Up in Courts"

Ranked in Chambers USA

Best Lawyers Award Badge

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2006 – present)
  • America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Chambers USA (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • Indiana Super Lawyer (2006 – present)

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