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Quarles & Brady LLP

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1WisconsinUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong bench of skilled practitioners widely respected for its presence across the spectrum of labor and employment issues, including traditional labor matters and employment disputes. Acts for a range of clients including nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 businesses. Maintains a fine track record in class action cases concerning wage and hour and breach of contract issues. Also highly regarded for its employee benefits and immigration counsel.

Strengths

"Their services are excellent and they have the specialized attorneys to help with almost any topic or scenario," enthuses one client.

Another source notes the team has "very well-credentialed and competent attorneys who provide a very high level of service."

Interviewees appreciate the "very practical approach they bring to the table."

Work highlights

Acted for Cree Incorporated in defending age discrimination claims brought by a discharged employee.

Notable practitioners

Judith Williams-Killackey operates a broad employment and labor relations practice, assisting clients in navigating wage and hour disputes and labor negotiations.
"She is very knowledgeable and has a lot of great resources." "She not only provides sound legal advice but also practical advice."

Robert Duffy has a dynamic practice which includes significant strength in employment disputes work, including defending against discrimination claims and wage and hour matters. He handles both litigation and alternative disputes resolution cases.
"He brings a wealth of experience to bear."

Sean Scullen has attained a stellar reputation for his abilities in the contentious labor and employment sphere, with an array of clients calling upon his abilities in issues ranging over whistle-blower disputes, discrimination claims and trade secret matters, with particular skills in wage and hour litigation.
"He is easy to work with and is always available to help with some very interesting and at times difficult topics." "He is a very good litigator and mediator, and always drives through the best deal."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Wisconsin

Labor & Employment


Judith A Williams-Killackey
Band 3
Robert H Duffy
Band 2
Sean M Scullen
Band 1