Professor Sellers spent 16 years as a trial lawyer representing businesses, governments and individuals in disputes before federal and state courts as a partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. She has written briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as a variety of U.S. District Courts and state courts. She focused on the defense of a major class action; the defense of medical devices in multidistrict litigation; franchise law; and Constitutional challenges to local laws. She has counseled clients in a wide variety of contract, regulatory and product liability disputes.
Professor Sellers also served as Deputy Chief of Staff to former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, and served as counsel to the Marion County Election Board and the Indianapolis Ethics Commission. She is experienced in advising elected officials on legal and ethical matters. She is passionate about the challenges and opportunities facing cities.
Professor Sellers teaches law and ethics to undergraduate and MBA students. She also helps advise the Indiana University Mock Trial Team. Her areas of expertise include legal and ethical issues in the modern workplace; Constitutional law; and how businesses can write better contracts. She has won several awards for teaching, including the Kelley School of Business Elvin S. Eyster Teaching Scholar Award and an Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award.