Amit S. Bindra

Amit S. Bindra

Partner at The Prinz Law Firm

Amit Bindra is a partner with The Prinz Law Firm, P.C. and an adjunct law professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he teaches a legal writing class on appellate writing. Since 2016, the Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Amit as an Illinois Rising Star, which is awarded to less than 2.5% of attorneys. NITA also awarded Amit the Advocate designation.

Amit has extensive experience working with executives, physicians, and companies to find creative and pragmatic solutions to employment law problems. He has successfully worked on several appeals in Illinois and Indiana, has presented on legal topics to other attorneys seeking continuing legal education credits, has presented to executives to develop their negotiation skills, and has discussed legal topics on podcasts.

Amit focuses his practice area on:


  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2012
  • Certificate in Business Law
  • B.A., James Madison College at Michigan State University, 2009

Amit graduated from DePaul University College of Law with a certificate in Business Law. During that time he was the Executive Editor of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal and received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Civil Litigation Strategy. Amit received his undergraduate degree in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

Amit was a competitive debater for the nationally ranked MSU debate team (reaching the elimination rounds of the National Debate Tournament as a sophomore), and he worked for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow in both East Lansing, Michigan, and Washington D.C.

Professional Organizations

His professional and bar association memberships include:

  • 7th Circuit Bar Association
  • Appellate Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association – Illinois
  • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Small Business Advisory Council


  • The Application of Antitrust Logic to Military Procurement Policies Would Enhance America’s National Security, 10 DePaul Bus. & Com. L.J. 405 (2012).
  • Piercing the FTAIA’s Veil after Minn-Chem, Antitrust Newsletter for the Illinois State Bar Association (August 2012).
  • The Evolution of Age Discrimination: “Pattern or Practice” Allegations after Gross, NELA Newsletter (co-author) (Nov. 2012)
  • Antitrust Class Action Litigation Post Wal-Mart v. Dukes: More of the Same, 13 J. Bus. & Sec. L. (Spring, 2013).
  • Successfully Filing your First Appellate Brief, ABA Appellate Practice (Summer 2017), available here.
  • Recent Trends in Non-Compete Laws Across the U.S., ABA Employment Practice (Feb. 21, 2018), available here.
  • By Rejecting Fifield, Federal Courts Encourage Forum Shopping, NELA/Illinois Newsletter (May 2018), available here.
  • The Aftermath of Epic Systems v. Lewis, ABA Employment Practice (Dec. 3, 2018), available here.

Presentations and Podcasts

  • Protecting Your Trade Secrets and Confidential Information, Get Going In Business (Apr. 9, 2018), available here.
  • CLE: Regulating the e-Workplace: The Use (and Misuse) of Technology and Social Media, CBA Labor and Employment Spring Seminar (May 16, 2018).
  • When a Non-Compete Agreement Has Been Violated, Get Going In Business (Aug. 27, 2018), available here.
  • LEAD Session 8: Leading Negotiations, The Executives’ Club of Chicago (Oct. 19, 2018).
  • Drafting Noncompete and Non-Solicitation Agreements, Strafford Webinars (Nov. 28, 2018).
  • Restrictive Covenants: Legal Trends, and Negotiation and Drafting Tips, NELA-IL Seventh Circuit Conference (Feb. 22, 2019).

Civic Activities


  • Chicago Debates, Associates Board Member, Fundraising Chair
  • NELA/Illinois, Board Member
  • NELA Judicial Nominations Committee, Member,
  • Judicial Evaluation Committee for the Chicago Bar Association, Investigator
  • ABA Appellate Practice Journal, Editorial Board Member


  • Young Professionals Leaders Board for the National Association for Urban Debate League

Blog Posts

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  • Being an Empathetic Team Leader in This Time of Crisis
    Being an Empathetic Team Leader in This Time of Crisis
    Posted by Amit Bindra

    We have already lived through a century in the first six months of 2020! We have endured a global pandemic requiring us to collectively change our ...

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  • Illinois Companies Face Exposure under the Biometric Information Privacy Act
    Illinois Companies Face Exposure under the Biometric Information Privacy Act
    Posted by Amit Bindra

    Illinois courts recently made two key decisions to explain the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). Passed in 2008 as a consumer protection ...

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  • Good Counsel Means Good Outcomes in Non-Compete Litigation
    Good Counsel Means Good Outcomes in Non-Compete Litigation
    Posted by Amit Bindra

    I’ve read McInnis v. OAG Motorcycle Ventures, Inc. , several times since the 2015 decision was handed down by an Illinois appellate court. I reviewed ...

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