Laurie E. Meyer
Shareholder

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1419
F: 414.278.3619
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613

News & Events: Attorney Laurie E. Meyer


  • 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



  • 66th Annual WHCA/WiCAL Fall Conference

    November 3, 2017

    Employees are the most important asset in any business. That is particularly true in long-term care settings, where people – those giving care and those receiving it – are at the center of every action and decision. Developing and retaining a strong workforce is crucial in long-term care, given the intimate nature of the services provided and the close interactions of staff and residents. Health Care and Litigation attorney Alec Dobson and Labor & Employment Attorney Laurie Meyer will be presenting, HR Management: Employment Supervision, Management, and Discipline at this year’s Wisconsin Health Care Association (WHCA) and Wisconsin Center for



  • Milwaukee Business Journal's Jobs Gap Forum

    October 24, 2017

    Recognizing the significant hurdles that fellow Wisconsin employers face when trying to fill job openings, Davis & Kuelthau is sponsoring the Milwaukee Business Journal's Jobs Gap Forum taking place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. In an effort to help employers find workers to fill jobs in southeastern Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Business Journal conducted a survey to determine the current agencies and programs in place help reduce the employment gap. The information was compiled into a database that will be published on their website to help job creators, job seekers and organizations. Results from the survey will be revealed during this discussion



  • Next Generation Manufacturing Summit

    October 4, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of BizTimes Media’s Next Generation Manufacturing Summit taking place on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. This forum will provide an interactive panel discussion with CEOs from southeastern Wisconsin companies who will share their best operation strategies and provide insightful solutions on how they compete in a global marketplace, and strive to be world-class manufacturers in the 21st century. Attendees will learn from industry leaders who are creating processes that not only attract talent but drive innovation in their business. The panelists for this discussion include Jim Hawkins, CEO of Kenall Manufacturing, Jim Leef, President of ITU



  • Family & Closely Held Business Summit 2017

    July 12, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of BizTimes Media’s Family & Closely Held Business Summit taking place on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. This forum will provide an extensive overview on how to navigate many of the complex issues related to growing a successful and sustainable family and closely held business. Attendees will learn from family business owners on a variety of topics ranging from culture, growth, transitioning, sustained success, and legacy. The keynote speaker for this year’s summit will be Tom Deans, New York Times best-selling author of Every Family's Business. Following the speaker will be an informative panel discussion featuring



  • Your Business and Public Accommodation Laws: An LGBT Focus

    May 24, 2017

    As a business owner, what you and your employees don’t know can hurt you. Worse yet, it can be harmful to your customers. Join Benjamin Sauer and Laurie Meyer of Davis & Kuelthau’s Corporate and Labor & Employment Teams for a timely discussion addressing the current public accommodations laws relative to hotels, restaurants, retail, medical offices, transportation and more. Discrimination against customers can be a costly mistake. Benjamin and Laurie will address the various ways in which your business could be at risk for discriminating, whether inadvertently or intentionally, against members of the LGBT community. Know your rights as a business,



  • 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



  • 31st Annual DBE Workshop and Secretary’s Golden Shovel Awards

    February 9, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau labor & employment attorney, Laurie Meyer and corporate and labor & employment attorney, Benjamin Sauer, have been invited to speak at the 31st Annual DBE Workshop and Secretary’s Golden Shovel Awards. Their discussion, Legal Audits for Business and Employment Issues will help businesses understand the need for a legal audit, what a legal audit is and how to perform one. Businesses must comply with a significant number of laws and regulations that impact daily operations, and a legal audit enables businesses to prioritize and anticipate important issues and minimize costly surprises or problems. This two-day conference is hosted



  • Competitive Advantage Breakfast Series | Construction

    November 22, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored The Daily Reporter’s Competitive Advantage Breakfast Series on November 22, 2016 at Bultman Financial Services. Our program, Employment & Immigration Compliance for Construction Businesses: Upcoming Deadlines and Areas of Ambiguity for 2017, addressed: Employer case studies on implementation Ramifications for lack of compliance Managing employee morale Anticipated areas the Trump Administration may address Updates on the employment verification process Executive Orders related to immigration Davis & Kuelthau labor and employment attorneys, Laurie Meyer and Robert Burns, along with immigration attorney, Hugo Rojas, participated in this timely panel discussion addressing these and other employment related legal changes impacting construction businesses. Following the



  • Social Media, Your Company, and the Law

    October 13, 2016

    Social media presents an excellent opportunity to grow your business, but business owners need to be aware of the risks and ramifications. Join Milwaukee area LGBT Chamber of Commerce members along with Wisconsin-based general counsel firm, Davis & Kuelthau, for a complimentary roundtable discussion addressing the latest trends in utilizing social media to achieve your business objectives. Topics will include how to use social media to: Develop and maintain your brand Launch and advertise products and services Create and hold contests and prize giveaways Use brand ambassadors and endorsements Speakers: Benjamin Sauer, Corporate Attorney, Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Laurie Meyer, Labor & Employment Attorney, Davis & Kuelthau,



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable Discussion

    October 11, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable that took place at The Chef's Table on October 11, 2016. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry. Speakers included David Carpenter of Chr. Hansen Co., Rebecca Scarberry of Becky's Blissful Bakery, Evan Hughes of Central Standard Craft Distillery, Andy Gehl of Contract Comestibles, LLC, Chip Kubly of Jim's Cheese, Sam Maglio, Jr. of Maglio & Company, Kim Marotta of MillerCoors, LLC, Mike Walz of Miller's Bakery, Inc.,



  • Employment Law for Church Leaders

    September 24, 2016

    Labor and Employment attorneys, Steve Knowles and Laurie Meyer will be presenting Employment Law for Church Leaders on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Their presentation will cover the essentials of employment law and provide key insight on how to best deal with the challenges that come with managing a work environment. This seminar is designed for pastors, administrators and lay leaders. The seminar will take place at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls, WI from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. For more details or to register, please visit the Greater Milwaukee Synod’s Website.



  • Family & Closely Held Business Summit 2016

    June 2, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored BizTimes Media’s Family & Closely Held Business Summit on Thursday, June 2nd. This forum provided an extensive overview on how to navigate many of the complex issues related to growing a successful and sustainable family and closely held business. Attendees learned from family business owners on a variety of topics ranging from culture, growth, transitioning, sustained success, and legacy. Leaders of local, family and closely held businesses participated in interactive sessions and shared their advice and experiences. The keynote speaker for this year’s summit was Tom Deans, New York Times best-selling author of Every Family’s Business. Following



  • 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



  • Executive Briefing Series

    May 17, 2016

    You asked. We answered. Davis & Kuelthau is launching a high-level discussion series to help Wisconsin’s business executives stay ahead of the curve on trending labor, employment and immigration factors impacting their bottom line. Our Labor and Employment Team understands the value of a productive workforce and thus aligns closely with businesses to help attract, retain, build and collaborate with their employees. Focused on cutting-edge topics, this executive-level program is designed to help business leaders develop and employ strategies aligned with their comprehensive, long-term business goals. Together, we’ll discuss the issues at large and provide practical concepts for implementation within



  • Association for Women Lawyers – Women Judges’ Night

    March 10, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau’s Litigation Team is a proud supporter of Women Judges’ Night scheduled for March 10, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee. For 35 years, this forum has celebrated women who serve on the bench. For more details, please visit the Association for Women Lawyers website.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Manufacturing CEO Roundtable Discussion

    March 1, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Manufacturers CEO Roundtable that took place at the Pfister Hotel on March 1st. The area’s leading manufacturing professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss the state of manufacturing and labor concerns facing their businesses. Speakers included, Tim Sheehy of Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Ajita Rajendra of A.O. Smith, John Mellowes of Charter Manufacturing Co. Inc., Frank Krejci of Strattec Security Corp., Rich Meeusen of Badger Meter, Inc., Mary Isbister of GenMet Corp., Manny Manuele of Technical Innovation & Quality, Russ Klisch of Lakefront Brewery, and Kurt



  • Laurie Meyer and Claire Hartley Published in DRI on Supreme Court’s New Test for Determining Employer Violations of 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    January 28, 2016

    Laurie Meyer, shareholder, of Davis & Kuelthau’s Labor & Employment team published an article, Preventing Claims Related to Failure to Accommodate Pregnancy, in DRI’s January 2016 For The Defense magazine. In the wake of Young v. United Parcel Services, Inc., their article addresses the new test requiring employers to prove that their actions did not discriminate against pregnant workers and allows claims to proceed when pregnant workers didn’t receive certain accommodations. Click here for a complimentary copy of the article.



  • ACC-WI & D&K CLE and Reception at The Rep

    November 17, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau and the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter (ACC-WI) hosted an afternoon of CLE credit and entertainment among fellow ACC members and prospective members. Two business/legal topics were presented at the Stackner Theater. PROGRAM I: 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Labor & Employment: Critical Wage & Hour, Joint Employment, and Immigration Changes. With wage & hour laws likely to change by year-end, in particular, those related to so-called "white-collar overtime exemptions," employers need to brace for a significant impact on their workforce and overall operational expenses. Labor & Employment Shareholder, Laurie Meyer, will highlight the proposed changes in the



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable Discussion

    October 6, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable that took place at the Pfister Hotel on October 6, 2015. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry. Speakers included Peter Gottsacker of Wixon Industries, Inc., Jeff Hamilton of Sprecher Brewing Company, Shelley Jurewicz of FaB Wisconsin, Sam Maglio, Jr. of Maglio & Company, Kurt Penn of Good Foods Group, LLC, James Wright of MillerCoors, Phil Lenaghan of Stone Creek Coffee, and Jim McCabe of Milwaukee Brewing Company.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable Discussion

    October 7, 2014

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable held at the Pfister Hotel on October 7, 2014. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry. Anticipated guests included Becky’s Blissful Bakery, Cousins Subs, Fred Usinger, Inc., Maglio & Company, and O&H Danish Bakery. Stay tuned for the Business Journal’s release of the discussion highlights within their October 24th print publication.



  • 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 Laurie E. Meyer Joins Davis & Kuelthau’s Labor & Employment Team

    April 22, 2014

    MILWAUKEE - Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce attorney Laurie E. Meyer has joined the firm’s Labor & Employment Team as a shareholder in its Milwaukee office. Laurie concentrates her practice on employment law. She investigates and defends claims alleging all types of discrimination as well as harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and denial of medical leave or disability accommodations. She also counsels business employers on employment relationships and the appropriate course for avoiding claims or successfully defending claims if litigation is unavoidable. “We are excited to welcome Laurie to our team,” said Kirk D. Strang, Shareholder



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