Milwaukee Employment Attorney
Katherine L. Charlton (“Kathy”) represents employees from the Milwaukee area and beyond in all aspects of their employment relationship, including negotiating employment agreements, non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants, and severance and separation agreements. She has particular expertise and experience negotiating on behalf of employees in seemingly intractable employment situations. The employers with whom Charlton has negotiated and litigated range from Fortune 500 companies to small closely-held corporations, in nearly every industry.
Milwaukee Family Law Attorney
Charlton also represents people in a wide variety of family law matters, including divorces, collaborative matters, post-divorce modifications of custody, placement, child support and maintenance. She is trained as a mediator in family law and mediates a wide variety of matters. She serves as a mediator for the Family Court in Milwaukee County.
Charlton believes contributing to bar associations at the local and state levels is important. She has served in leadership roles for the State Bar of Wisconsin (Chair of the Legal Assistance and Gender Equity Committees; Board Member for the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section), the Milwaukee Bar Association (Chair of the Labor and Employment Section), Legal Action of Wisconsin (Board Member), ACLU of Wisconsin (Board Member), and the Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin (Board Member and Southeastern Chapter Chair).
Charlton and Madison office colleague Aaron Halstead are the current Program Co-Chairs of the State Bar’s “Annual Employment Law Update”, a two-day continuing education program for which they select topics, recruit speakers and serve as speakers themselves. Charlton is the author of two employment-law related chapters in the State Bar treatise, Wisconsin Employment Law. She participated in the State Bar’s inaugural Leadership Academy in 2016-2017 and is a Fellow of the Wisconsin Bar Foundation. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts, and the courts of the State of Wisconsin.
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