MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. has proudly announced that it will appoint Shareholder Kathy L. Nusslock the firm’s next Chief Operating Officer. Kathy will work in conjunction with the Board of Directors and will be 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.
Kathy joined the firm’s Litigation Team in 1998 and since then 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 consistently strives to mentor the firm’s young professionals. Kathy’s dedication to professional development is further illustrated through her 18 years of service as an invited faculty member of the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia Law School.
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.
Beyond her well-respected service as a trial attorney, Kathy is equally devoted to the Milwaukee community. She has coordinated numerous firm charitable initiatives including volunteer efforts at the Hunger Task Force, has served as a board member of the Next Act Theatre since 2004 and has served on the board of the Dorothy Inbusch Foundation for five years.
“As our firm continues to grow, we recognize a need for someone with a balance of law firm management experience, an understanding of the market we serve and, most importantly, an understanding of our clients,” said Bradley D. Page, president of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. “With more than 25 years of experience as a trial attorney and more than 10 years of experience in firm management, we are confident that Kathy’s energy, skill, and dedication will add significant value to the firm as our full time COO. And, as an added benefit, Kathy will remain available to assist in a supervisory capacity on certain future cases for our Litigation Practice.”
Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to regional and out-of-state corporate, public, private and individual clients that range from small, midsized institutions to large municipalities and corporations. The firm's more than 65 attorneys, who practice from five offices across Wisconsin, have national experience combined with strong community ties. Find out more about Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. at: www.dkattorneys.com.