Bruce B. Deadman
Of Counsel

Location: Green Bay
T: 920.431.2228
F: 920.435.9391
318 S. Washington Street, Suite 300
Green Bay, WI 54301

News & Events: Attorney Bruce B. Deadman


  • D&K's Breakfast Briefing Series

    November 7, 2017

    D&K proudly hosts complimentary Breakfast Briefing programs for clients and contacts across the Green Bay, and the Greater Fox Valley region. These programs are designed to assist employers in minimizing the risk of employment liability on the state and federal level. Each program in the series combines an overview of the law with practical business advice covering a current topic in the labor and employment field. Our experienced attorneys discuss recent case developments and emerging legal issues and provide suggestions to employers on methods for limiting liability and conforming their conduct to state and federal statutes and regulations. These programs are



  • Davis & Kuelthau's 39th Annual Public Officials Program

    April 26, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams are proudly hosting our 39th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials on April 26, 2017. Our public sector team will update attendees on several topics including: Pending Supreme Court and state cases related to transgender students and employees. Current developments in employee benefits. Municipal statutory immunity from liability. Public records and open meeting matters. Immigration: Latest trends including DACA adjudications; Executive Orders concerning ICE enforcement policies; Immigration enforcement in “Sensitive Locations” including schools, hospitals, churches and public events; Rights and responsibilities of public institutions when interacting with ICE and undocumented residents. The evening will



  • Labor & Employment Attorney Bruce Deadman Discusses Overtime Exemption Rules

    July 1, 2016

    Bruce Deadman of Davis & Kuelthau’s labor and employment team authored an article, Millions of employees impacted by new overtime rules. Are you prepared? for New North B2B’s July 2016 publication. To read the article, please click here.



  • Fox Valley Roundtable | DOL Overtime Rules: Beyond Compliance

    June 15, 2016

    Employers may have anticipated the new rules on overtime pay as released on May 17th by the Department of Labor; however, the degree of impact these changes will have on organizations has yet to be experienced. The implications are vast and thousands of area workers will be impacted. Are you prepared? The Wisconsin Family Business Forum (WFBF) and Davis & Kuelthau Labor & Employment attorneys, Bruce Deadman and James Kalny held a time-sensitive roundtable, DOL Overtime Rules: Beyond Compliance. Practical Issues and Opportunities to Address Old & New Problems. During this complimentary seminar, Davis & Kuelthau and area businesses discussed real world



  • Webinar | DOL Overtime Rules: Beyond Compliance. Practical Issues and Opportunities to Address Old & New Problems

    June 1, 2016

    Employers across the United States anticipated the new rules on overtime pay which were released on May 17th by the Department of Labor (DOL). The implications are vast and millions of workers will be impacted. Yet, compliance is merely one factor among many to address in short order. Davis & Kuelthau Labor & Employment attorneys, Bruce Deadman, James Kalny, and Laurie Meyer presented real world examples of how employers across Wisconsin and beyond are taking quick action to achieve compliance as well as leverage the hidden, organic opportunities to resolve old problems within their workplace policies. Topics included: Options for reorganization Addressing



  • Davis & Kuelthau's 38th Annual Public Officials Program

    April 27, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams are proudly hosting our 38th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials on April 27, 2016. Our public sector team will update attendees on several topics including: Review of selected decisions or cases around the state dealing with a variety of issues arising out of the post-Act 10 era; Open meetings/public records update; Impact of Flambeau federal court decision on wellness plans; FLSA changes on the horizon which could require reclassifying some employees and incurring additional overtime costs; and Benefits and Affordable Care Act (ACA) update of interest to public



  • Breakfast Briefing: The Fair Labor Standards Act and YOU – What EVERY Business Needs to Know and DO – NOW!

    September 15, 2015

    Attorneys from Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment Team along with fellow business owners and HR professionals had a lively discussion addressing recent Wage and Hour Law proposals and developments. Topics included: Proposed changes to FLSA regulations that would nearly double the salary exemption floor for most salaried employees and lay the framework for that floor to rise annually. How should bonuses and incentives be treated for overtime and salary test purposes? Independent Contractors, does the Department of Labor think YOU are a "scofflaw"? What you can and should do now to meet these challenges. This complimentary seminar took place at the



  • Labor Attorney Bruce Deadman Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal: Deadman Finds His Labor of Love in Helping People

    September 4, 2015

    Bruce Deadman, Labor and Employment attorney in Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay office, was featured in Wisconsin Law Journal’s Asked & Answered interview series. This series provides a personal and professional perspective on individual attorneys both in and outside of the office. Click here to read the full article.



  • Davis & Kuelthau's 37th Annual Public Officials Program

    April 29, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Law Teams proudly hosted our 37th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials on April 29, 2015. Members of our Green Bay, Oshkosh, and Milwaukee offices updated public officials on several topics: Although the constitutionality of Act 10 was confirmed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court last summer, there are a number of cases around the state dealing with a variety of issues arising out of the post-Act 10 era; Recent Supreme Court retirement vesting decisions; Common questions relating to the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) and Employee Trust Fund



  • Meet & Greet with State Bar President-Elect Candidate, Kevin J. Lyons

    April 7, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau's Green Bay and Fox Valley team, and other State Bar members from the eight county area, gathered for a complimentary meet and greet in preparation for the upcoming State Bar election. Attendees were able to voice your interests and concerns as a State Bar member, propose forward-moving ideas, and enjoy an evening of networking. Event details: This complimentary hors d'oeuvre and cocktail reception took place at Hagemeister Park in Green Bay, WI on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Join the conversation online at: www.linkedin.com/in/kevinforprez. Click here to view Kevin's campaign page.



  • Breakfast Briefing: Untold Truths: All Is NOT Quiet on the Employment Front

    March 3, 2015

    Attorneys, Bruce B. Deadman and James M. Kalny from Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment Team addressed real world situations where employers have been sunk by their own actions, surprised by new laws and regulations, or found themselves re-actively taking cover in an increasingly employer unfriendly environment. Topics included: Home-cooked employment agreements—a trap for the unwary. Who is an employee? "Command and control" issues and independent contractors. How to lose the wage and hour battle—cautionary perspectives from the frontline. The National Labor Relations Board: from handbook issues and social media criticism to the "ambush election" rule. Beyond the buzz words: Defining "hostile environment" and "harassment claims." This



  • Breakfast Briefing: HR Workshop Series: Lessons Learned for the Year Ahead

    September 23, 2014

    Lights, camera, action! While it may not be Hollywood, Davis & Kuelthau's September 23, 2014 Breakfast Briefing featured human resource vignettes. Presented by members of our Labor and Employment Team, each segment addressed real life situations that arise with employees in the workplace and provide implementable takeaways. The employment law issues addressed included: FMLA ADA WFEA FLSA Workers Compensation Discrimination issues Recent case and statutory laws, and other regulatory developments from the past year This complimentary seminar was held at the Comfort Suites- Rock Garden Conference in Green Bay, WI on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Registration and breakfast began at 7:30 a.m. The program was scheduled from



  • Attorney Bruce Deadman Receives WisLAP Volunteer of the Year Award

    June 26, 2014

    GREEN BAY – Davis & Kuelthau is proud to announce Labor & Employment attorney Bruce B. Deadman is this year’s recipient of the Wisconsin Lawyers Assistance Program (WisLAP) Volunteer of the Year Award. This award honors various legal practitioners who have provided meaningful assistance, educational outreach or other volunteer service through the program. WisLAP provides educational training programs addressing addiction, stress, depression, and other mental health issues. Candidates are referred to a trained peer who has committed time to assist struggling professionals. As an attorney, Bruce’s practice focuses on labor, employment, and compensation-related issues. He spends most of his time helping clients



  • State Bar 2014 Annual Meeting & Conference

    June 25, 2014

    Davis & Kuelthau was a program sponsor for the State Bar’s Annual Meeting & Conference that took place in Lake Geneva from Wednesday, June 25 – Friday, June 27. This annual conference was attended by hundreds of judges, lawyers, legal staff and other legal professionals, and legal vendors for multiple days of learning and valuable networking. In addition, these events included high-quality CLE programming for flexible learning opportunities and social activities. Litigation and Construction Industry attorney, Matt McClean participated in a panel discussion, ‘Hot Topics in Construction Law’. This discussion addressed the Wisconsin's Statute of Repose, examining how Wisconsin law in



  • Breakfast Briefing: Navigating the New Trends In Discrimination and ADA Situations

    April 22, 2014

    Claims of discrimination in your business can be expensive and time consuming. They can divide a workforce and provide a stigma that no business wants or needs. This seminar will keep you up to date on the latest developments in this area of law helping your company to prevent and avoid such claims. The panel will also discuss practical real world applications of these principals. Are you prepared? Davis & Kuelthau's Green Bay Labor & Employment Team provided useful insights on how to get you there. This complimentary seminar was held at the Comfort Suites- Rock Garden Conference in Green Bay, WI



  • Breakfast Briefing: 10 Employer Mistakes to Avoid

    February 25, 2014

    Where did we go wrong and how best can we reduce our liability moving forward? Davis & Kuelthau's Green Bay Labor & Employment Team and fellow employers held an in-depth discussion addressing the some all-too-common pitfalls that most often lead to liability in the employment setting. The scenarios addressed included: Misclassifying "administrative assistants" or "supervisors" as exempt Handbook provisions that can raise the ire of federal agencies Non-enforceable separation agreements Employment applications that violate law Unemployment challenges gone awry and other risky missteps. The program concluded with a brief Q & A session that gave attendees an opportunity to share their own hurdles and



  • Breakfast Briefing: Employment Law Potluck: Trending Issues Impacting the Workplace

    November 19, 2013

    This program provided a pre-Thanksgiving buffet of recent hot topics cooking in the kitchen of employment law. Davis & Kuelthau Labor & Employment Team members discussed significant court and agency decisions affecting today's employers. In addition, they provided an update on key legislative developments at the federal and state level as well as helpful best practices for employers to consider implementing. The program concluded with an interactive general employment law Q & A session. This complimentary seminar was held at the Comfort Suites- Rock Garden Conference in Green Bay, WI on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.



  • Breakfast Briefing: Risky Business: Managing Risk Near and Far in the Corporate World

    June 25, 2013

    Type: Breakfast Briefing Location: Comfort Suites - Rock Garden Conference Center, Green Bay, WI Description: Join Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. and guest speakers from Aon to learn how to protect your business and yourself from unnecessary business risks. The program featured presentations from legal and risk management & insurance brokerage professionals concerning a host of business risks prevalent in places as diverse as the local workplace and the global marketplace. Subjects included workers' compensation risk management, fleet safety and driver management, trade credit, supply chain risk, mergers and acquisitions, business continuity and crisis management and personal liability in the corporate world. Speakers: Dick Rupiper,



  • Local Attorney Expands Role with Ducks Unlimited

    June 14, 2012

    GREEN BAY, WI – Bruce Deadman, attorney with Davis & Kuelthau in Green Bay has been re-elected to the Ducks Unlimited (DU) national board as Sr. Vice President for Youth & Education. Deadman, who has long been active with DU in Northeast Wisconsin and throughout the U.S., has also been elected to the DUMAC board, the Ducks Unlimited affiliate in Mexico. “I’m very pleased to be able to continue my work as part of the national board,” Deadman said. “I’m also very excited to be able to join DUMAC. We have a DU training facility in Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico where



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