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April Sellers

Kelley School of Business

Expert Bio

April Sellers is a clinical professor of business law and ethics at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. She spent 16 years as a trial lawyer representing businesses, governments and individuals in disputes before federal and state courts as a partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.

She has written briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and a variety of U.S. District Courts and state courts. She focused on the defense of a major class action; the defense of medical devices in multi-district litigation; franchise law; and constitutional challenges to local laws. She has counseled clients in a variety of contract, regulatory and product liability disputes.

Sellers also served as deputy chief of staff to former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, and as counsel to the Marion County Election Board and the Indianapolis Ethics Commission. She is experienced in advising elected officials on legal and ethical matters. Her areas of expertise include legal and ethical issues in the modern workplace, constitutional law, and how businesses can write better contracts.

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional and employment law, product liability, litigation.

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