Rosemary L. Borek

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Professional Experience

Rosemary L. Borek is a shareholder in the Indianapolis firm of Stephenson Morow & Semler, and has been with the firm since 2001.  The firm represents governmental entities, officials and employees in a wide variety of claims including civil rights, employment discrimination, and tort claims, in federal and state courts.

Rosemary has represented local government clients including counties, cities, towns, and school corporations, elected officials, government employees, and small businesses. Her practice concentrates in the areas of employment discrimination, civil rights, and claims under the Indiana Tort Claims Act. Rosemary has successfully defended clients in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Indiana Civil Rights Commission and in state and federal court actions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Indiana Civil Rights Law, and a wide variety of tort and contract claims.

Before joining Stephenson Morow & Semler, Rosemary served as a deputy attorney general for the State of Indiana from 1997 to 2001 in the appeals division. There she defended and prosecuted criminal and civil appeals in various areas of the law.

Both in private practice and at the Attorney General’s office, Rosemary has argued before the Seventh Circuit, Indiana Supreme Court, and Indiana Court of Appeals.  She is a member of bars of the Indiana Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana.

Rosemary has provided training sessions for local units of government pertaining to sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and police liability.  She has presented to the Indiana Sheriff’s Association and for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF) as part of the Master’s Series on Litigating Constitutional Rights.


Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington, J.D., 1997

University of Miami, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993

Bar Admissions


Indiana, 1997

Federal Courts:

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana


  • Indiana Law Journal, Notes Editor
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations

Indiana State Bar Association

  • Employment and Labor Law Section
  • Governmental Practice Section