GREEN BAY, MILWAUKEE, WI – Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. has selected attorney Anthony (Tony) J. Steffek to serve as the firm’s Labor and Employment Team Co-Chair. As co-chairs, Tony and James M. Kalny are tasked with overseeing a team of seven attorneys dedicated to providing clients with a complete spectrum of labor and employment services.
Tony proactively assists employers, both big and small, in wading through the various HR-related issues that arise in today’s employment world. Tony helps with issues such as hiring/firing, noncompetition agreements and other restrictive covenants, disability and ADA issues, FMLA and other leave matters, employee handbook review and revision, sensitive personnel matters and investigations, OSHA compliance, wage and hour issues, and labor negotiations. He also provides public entities and schools, both primary/secondary and post-secondary, with advice and counsel on issues specific to those clients. Tony earned his J.D. from Marquette University Law School and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Tony currently serves in several philanthropic roles including volunteer service for the Miracle League of Green Bay, service on the Board of Directors for Cerebral Palsy, Inc., and service as Vice President for the Ashwaubenon Fun in the Sun Camp. Tony formerly served as President for Group Purchasing, Inc. for the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, and as a Steering Committee Member for the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Current Young Professionals Network.
Jim has over 40 years of experience assisting clients in collective bargaining issues and employment law matters. Jim’s background as an HR director gives him unique, practical insight in personnel issues from drafting policies to conducting investigations to reorganization studies and strategies. He has considerable experience successfully representing public and private sector employers in employment discrimination and wage matters. Jim earned his J.D. from Marquette University Law School and B.A. from Carthage College.
Davis|Kuelthau’s Labor and Employment Team assists private and public employers with the full range of labor and employment issues that arise in the modern workplace. Our professional objective is to go beyond compliance and help employers to make processes more efficient, effective and compatible with successful employee relations.
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Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to business owners and corporations of all sizes, including emerging, middle-market and Fortune 500 companies, high net worth individuals and families, private and institutional investors, and lenders. The firm’s attorneys, who practice from five offices across Wisconsin, have national experience combined with strong community ties.