Abbey focuses her practice on management-side employment law, counseling clients on hiring, discipline and termination decisions, medical leaves of absence and other labor-related matters.
She was a summer associate at Calfee in 2013 and served as judicial intern for Judge Sarah Evans Barker, United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana in fall 2013. She has also worked as a legal intern for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Before attending law school, Abbey was Dean of Academics and math teacher at Columbus Collegiate Academy, an Ohio Charter School serving inner-city, low-income students. She also taught in Washington, D.C., as a member of Teach for America.
Abbey earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she served as Articles Editor for the Indiana Law Journal and was a member of Order of the Coif.
She also holds an M.A. in Teaching, Elementary Education, from American University and a B.A., summa cum laude, in Philosophy and German from The Ohio State University.
Abbey joined Calfee in 2014.