Kathy Nusslock began her transition from nearly 30 years as a trial attorney to serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer in July of 2014. In this role, she works in conjunction with the Board of Directors and is 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.
Prior to being appointed as the firm’s COO, Kathy served in a variety of firm management capacities including Litigation Team Head, Employment Litigation Practice Chair, Director on the firm’s Board, member of the Shareholder Development Committee, and Pro Bono Coordinator.
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 five terms, and recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal among their 2013 Women in the Law. In 2010, Kathy joined Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, former Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti, and other distinguished leaders as an honored recipient of the Brennan Award from the National Trial Advocacy College.
During her tenure as a trial attorney, 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. She 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 employment agreements, breach of contract and warranty claims, and trust and estate disputes.
She works closely with other attorneys and clients to develop strategies in dealing with electronically stored information, including the preservation, collection and production of this information. Kathy's clients include individuals, small, mid-sized and large corporations, as well as governmental entities.