Cory C. Voight
Cory C. Voight assists clients in areas of municipal and political subdivision defense and general litigation. Mr. Voight represents individuals and entities in federal and state courts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Voight worked for several years as a Deputy Attorney General in the civil rights section of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General. He handles the defense of public entities. He represents governmental clients against alleged constitutional deprivations brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and claims of torts resulting in personal injury. In particular, he has experience representing law enforcement.
Mr. Voight works with clients in the defense of employment claims, which include claims of gender discrimination, race discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and age discrimination. In the context of governmental employment, Mr. Voight handles claims dealing with termination based upon political patronage and retaliation in violation of the First Amendment. He addresses administrative matters at both the administrative level and state court appellate level.
While Mr. Voight’s practice is primarily focused on civil defense, he occasionally represents plaintiffs with personal injury suits and employment disputes. Mr. Voight believes representation of individuals in such matters, along with civil defense representation, provides him a broad outlook to address the complexities of litigation.
- Estate of Messer v. Indiana State Police, 586 F.Supp.2d. 1044 (N.D.Ind.2008); Obtained summary judgment for law enforcement officers on federal claims associated with police shooting and wrongful death.
- Price v. Indiana Nat. Guard, 2010 WL 1257463 (S.D.Ind.2010); Obtained summary judgment for defense industry employer on claims of racial discrimination, hostile work environment, and violation of FMLA.
- Simmons v. Indiana State Police, 2012 WL 681596 (S.D.Ind.2012); Obtained summary judgment for governmental employer on claims of gender and disability discrimination.
- Myers v. Coats, 966 N.E.2d. 652 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); ACLU asserted action contending correctional process was inadequate. Obtained summary judgment at trial court level. Presented oral argument to Indiana Court of Appeals at Wabash College “road show” resulting in affirmation of trial court.
Areas of Emphasis
Municipalities and Political Subdivisions
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana J.D., 2001
Indiana University, Bachelor of Arts, 1997
Bars & Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District for the Northern District of Indiana
- Indiana Bar Association
- Indianapolis Bar Association
- Hamilton County Bar Association