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As Senior Counsel at Hawks Quindel, attorney Colin Good has the expertise and experience necessary to help navigate any obstacles or challenges you may face in the workplace. Attorney Good is a tireless advocate who ensures hard-working people like you overcome tough legal issues in the workplace, such as discrimination, retaliation, harassment, or wrongful termination. He has dedicated his practice to seeking fair treatment for workers through the enforcement of local, state, and federal labor and employment laws, and looks forward to assisting you in achieving your goals, whatever they may be.
Attorney Good currently serves on the Board of Directors for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Public Interest Law Section and Employment and Labor Section. He is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Dane County Bar Association, the Western District Bar Association, and the James E. Doyle American Inns of Court.
Attorney Good focuses his practice in the areas of employment and labor law, with particular experience in litigating various employment issues in local, state, and federal courts as well as administrative agencies. Attorney Good has a depth of experience litigating tort claims arising from the employment relationship, including discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, whistleblower protection, and employment contracts with restrictive covenants, such as noncompetition, nonsolicitation and trade secrets. Attorney Good has litigated or assisted in the litigation of claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as other civil rights and constitutional claims. He has also assisted many employees with the negotiation of severance agreements and the resolution of other workplace matters, enabling them to achieve their goals of terminating or continuing their employment as desired.
Attorney Good clerked for Justices Jim Regnier and Brian Morris of the Montana Supreme Court from 2004 to 2005 before beginning practice in Wisconsin.
- “Identifying and Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Wake of #MeToo” State Bar of Wisconsin – May 2018
- “Discrimination in Hiring” Dodge County Bar Association – March 2018
- “Cancer and Careers – Know Your Rights” Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – September 2017
- “Emerging Issues in Restrictive Covenants in Wisconsin” Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute – August 2017
- “Employment Law Year In Review” State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting June 2017
- “Best Practices for Conducting Arbitrations” Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute 2016
- “Emerging Issues in Age Discrimination in the Employment Context” State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law Basics 2016
- “Mass Incarceration and the Workforce: Arrest and Conviction Record Discrimination in Wisconsin” Legal Association of Women 2016
- “Employee Background Checks: Emerging Issues and Best Practices” Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute 2015
- “Employment Agreements and Employee Handbooks” co-author, State Bar of Wisconsin 7th Ed. 2018
- “Advising Older Clients and Their Families, Volume I” co-author with Nicholas E. Fairweather, State Bar of Wisconsin 3rd Ed. 2016
- McMahon v. Kindlarski , 512 F.3d 983 (7th Cir. 2008)
- Olson v. Whatever Bar (LIRC, 3/12/13)
- Dodge County Prof. Employees, Local 1323-A v. Dodge County, 2013 WI App 535
- Waukesha County v. Wisconsin Professional Police Association, 2014 WI App 20
- Marinette County Prof’l Emples. Union, Local 1752-A v. Marinette County, 2014 WI App 38
- Xiong v. Fischer, et al., 787 F.3d 389 (7th Cir. 389 (7th Cir. 2015)
Attorney Good received his undergraduate degree from Lawrence University, with honors. He received a Masters of Letters in Theology from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He graduated from the University of Montana School of Law where he participated in National Moot Court.