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Sports and Entertainment Law News

Posted on: Dec 18, 2018

Get to know members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section! This blog series highlights section members, their practice and their personal interests. Take a seat and get to know them! This week's post features Jake Kolisek of Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC.

Name, firm and position at firm?
My name is Jake Kolisek and I am an associate in the Labor & Employment Group at Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC.

What is the focus of your practice?
I practice labor & employment consulting and litigation.

What is your specialty area?
Specifically, I counsel clients on employment-related issues including, but not limited to, discipline and discharge matters, worker classification, wage and hour disputes, ADA and FMLA discrimination, workplace harassment 
and covenants not to compete. 

How long have you been practicing?
About 2.5 years.

What was the highlight of your practice in 2018?
I successfully argued and won my first bench trial. 

What is your favorite sport and sports team/player?
That's tough because I enjoy all sports. My favorite sport is football, but I have to say my favorite team is the Pacers. How can you not love what the Pacers have going on right now with Oladipo, Turner, Sabonis 
and company?

What is your favorite song and musical artist/band?
Band - The National. If I had to pick a favorite song I think I would have to pick Conversation 16.

If you would like to be featured in the Q+A series, send your responses to the above questions to Kara Sikorski at and stay tuned for future installments!


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