The Law Firm of Kami D. Brauer, LLC focuses on providing smart and innovative counseling and litigation services in the areas of employment and labor law representing employees. During her professional career, Ms. Brauer has represented clients in federal, state, and appellate courts and has gained a wealth of experience in the areas of her practice. 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. Ms. Brauer's practice extends throughout Ohio.

 Kami D. Brauer, Esq.

Kami D. Brauer


 Recent Experience

Ms. Brauer is certified as a Labor & Employment Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association. For the years 2009 through 2013, Ms. Brauer was recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star” in the area of employment law. She was also recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as a “Super Lawyer” for the years 2016 through 2019.

Ms. Brauer is a Board Member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association and was the Chair of the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association. Ms. Brauer serves as President of the Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court and formerly served as Vice-President and Treasurer. Ms. Brauer also currently holds the position of Co-Chair for the Women in Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. In 2017, Ms. Brauer was approved by the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association to serve on the Bar’s Judicial Review Committee, which interviews and rates judicial candidates in Northeast Ohio. Ms. Brauer was Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Print Publications Advisory Committee from 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 and co-chaired from 2006-2007. She is also a member of the Labor & Employment Sections for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. Additionally,  Ms. Brauer is a mediator on the EEOC’s Pro Bono Mediator’s Panel.


Ms. Brauer graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a degree in English/Literature. Ms. Brauer attended law school at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for the Cincinnati Bar Association's Grievance Committee which investigated and prosecuted attorneys for ethical misconduct. After law school, Ms. Brauer was an assistant editor for a legal publishing firm authoring books and articles for corporate counsel in various areas of the law. Ms. Brauer then joined the law firm of Schuster & Simmons Co., LPA. While with Schuster & Simmons, Ms. Brauer represented plaintiffs and defendants in federal, state, and appellate courts in the areas of employment and labor, contract, business, and real estate. Ms. Brauer 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.




Generally, individuals seek the services of an attorney because they find themselves in difficult circumstances and need help. Ms. Brauer understands this and treats clients with respect and compassion while providing them with vigorous representation focused on integrity and finding creative solutions to their problems.

Areas of Emphasis

The firm represents employees in the following areas of employment and labor law:

Race, Color, and National Origin Discrimination

Discrimination based on Ancestry

Discrimination based on Military Status

Sex Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

Sexual Harassment

Religious Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Disability Discrimination


Wrongful Termination

Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Negotiation of Separation Agreements

Representation before the EEOC and the OCRC

Family and Medical Leave Act Violations

Unemployment Benefits

Wage and Overtime Disputes