Valley native named partner

AVON – Ohio Valley native Amy DeLuca was recently named partner at the Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook and Batista law firm in Avon, Ohio.

A 1994 graduate of Buckeye Local, along with the University of Akron and Marshall School of Law at Cleveland State University, DeLucas has climbed the ladder quickly at her firm

She is a member of the firm’s litigation department, specializing in Labor and Employment law. DeLuca’s legal experience prior to joining Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista Co. includes working in the office of the general counsel for AT&T in Cleveland,.

Her practice is focused on assisting clients in all aspects of litigation, specifically including issues arising in the context of labor and employment. She assists clients with complying with state and federal labor laws, drafting and enforcing employee handbooks and employment/non-compete agreements, negotiating labor contracts and disputing workers’ compensation, and unemployment claims.

DeLuca also advises and represents clients in all types of litigation in both state and federal court.

She is a member of various professional bar associations, on the board of two non-profit organizations, and has been a featured speaker at labor and employment seminars.

She lives in Sheffield Village near Cleveland with her husband and two children, Rollie, 8 and Joe, 6.