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Demetria L. Hamilton

Title/s:  Associate, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Phone: 312.602.5096

Email: Demetria.Hamilton@bclplaw.com


Demetria L. Hamilton is an associate at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in its Commercial Disputes and Employment and Labor practices and focuses on complex commercial litigation and labor and employment matters. Demetria has litigated cases involving various federal and state discrimination statutes, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Section 1981, as well as common law and tort claims, and has represented management at the administrative level as well as in federal court. In addition, she has conducted investigations in employment matters and provides proactive advice to employers relating to compliance. 

In her commercial litigation practice, Demetria has litigated all aspects of commercial matters in both federal and state court, and has advised clients on complex issues of privacy, technology and administrative procedure.

Demetria serves on the Junior Board of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and represents BCLP in the Illinois State Bar Association Leadership Academy. During law school at Loyola University Chicago, She completed a judicial externship in the Circuit Court of Cook County with Judge Michael T. Mullen and was a Philip H. Corboy Fellow. In addition, she served as captain of the National Mock Trial Team.


BA, Seattle University, 2011
JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2016

Program Areas

Trial Advocacy