Kathy L. Nusslock
Shareholder

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1447
F: 414.278.3647
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613
Assistant: Stacey Howe
T: 414.225.7529

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Marquette University Law School
  • L.S.B.A., University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Economics)

Professional Activities

  • Admitted, United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted, United States District Courts: Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Northern District of Illinois, Northern District of Ohio, Northern District of Texas, District of Colorado, and Western District of New York
  • Admitted, State Bar of Wisconsin and Florida
  • President's Council, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Member, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association Court Liaison Committee
  • Member, Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Faculty Member, National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law
  • President, Serjeants’ Inn
  • Member, Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Rules Committee
  • Member, FaB Wisconsin

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2015-2018)
  • Best Lawyers® in America, Women in the Law (2017)
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2017)
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation (2015-2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell - Preeminent Women Lawyers (2014)
  • Women in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2013)
  • Top 25 Women Attorneys in Wisconsin, Super Lawyers (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine - Business Litigation (2005-2017)
  • Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel Edition (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Brennan Award, National Trial Advocacy College, University of Virginia School of Law (2010)

Kathy L. Nusslock
Shareholder

Main Bio | Notable Representations | Leadership

Biography

Kathy Nusslock enthusiastically returns to a commercial litigation practice after serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer from July of 2014 through September of 2017 and firm President from December of 2014 through September of 2016. As Chief Operating Officer, Kathy worked in conjunction with the Board of Directors and was responsible for overall management of the firm’s operations, including human resources, facilities management, and oversight of accounting/finance, information technology, and marketing/business development.

As a trial attorney, and during her tenure as COO, Kathy maintained an active caseload providing representation on a broad range of litigation matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as in arbitration and other alternative dispute forums. Kathy has significant experience working with complex litigation matters ranging from employment discrimination and employment benefits disputes to unfair trade practices. Kathy also is experienced in disputes involving intellectual property, restrictive covenant and other agreements, breach of contract and warranty claims, and trust and estate disputes.

Kathy's clients include individuals, small, mid-sized and large corporations, as well as governmental entities. Kathy works closely with these clients and other attorneys to develop strategies in dealing with electronically stored information, including the preservation, collection and production of this information.

As a talented leader and successful trial attorney, Kathy’s dedication to the legal industry has not gone unnoticed. She has been proudly ranked among Wisconsin’s Super Lawyers® since 2005, honored among the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Wisconsin, by Super Lawyers®, for six terms, recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal among their 2013 Women in the Law and recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2015. Kathy is the proud recipient of the Brennan Award from the National Trial Advocacy College, joining such distinguished leaders as Justice Antonin Scalia, former Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti and others.

Kathy also served in a variety of firm management roles including Litigation Team Head, Employment Litigation Practice Chair, Director on the firm’s Board, member of the Shareholder Development Committee, and Pro Bono Coordinator. Kathy will continue to serve as Counsel to the Firm as she returns to a full-time trial practice.

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2015-2018)
  • Best Lawyers® in America, Women in the Law (2017)
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2017)
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation (2015-2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell - Preeminent Women Lawyers (2014)
  • Women in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2013)
  • Top 25 Women Attorneys in Wisconsin, Super Lawyers (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine - Business Litigation (2005-2017)
  • Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel Edition (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Brennan Award, National Trial Advocacy College, University of Virginia School of Law (2010)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Marquette University Law School
  • L.S.B.A., University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Economics)

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