Salvatore A. Amodeo


Sal Amodeo is an attorney in the firm’s Municipal and Education Practice group. Mr. Amodeo represents public school districts, municipalities, and employers in claims of wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, wage and hour laws, and family medical leave laws. Additionally, Mr. Amodeo assists public and intermediate school districts with civil rights suits and constitutional law claims, Title IX claims, peer-on-peer harassment claims, and personal injury claims.

Mr. Amodeo has extensive experience practicing in courts throughout the State of Michigan. He is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan and in the Eastern District of Michigan. Before joining Giarmarco, Mullins, & Horton, P.C., Mr. Amodeo practiced in the area of Plaintiff and Defense Medical Malpractice, litigating cases in all aspects of civil litigation, from initial investigation through trial.

Mr. Amodeo was a Dean’s Scholar at Wayne State University. He served as an Associate Editor on The Wayne Law Review. Working throughout law school, Mr. Amodeo served as a law clerk for the City of Warren, and as a law clerk for a Macomb County commercial litigation firm representing municipalities, employers, and automotive suppliers.

He currently serves on the board of the Detroit Bar Association’s Barristers Section, the Detroit Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, and is a member of the Italian American Bar Association of Michigan.

In 2018 Sal was selected to Super Lawyers-Rising Stars.

Practice Areas

  • School Law
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Municipal
  • Insurance Defense
  • Workers Compensation Defense


  • Wayne State University Law School, 2015, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2011, B.A.

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan: 2015
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan 2016