2023 Super Lawyers

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is proud to announce that 10 of our very own were selected for the 2023 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list! Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Larry...

Attorney Larry Johnson to Speak at Milwaukee Bar Association Event on April 24

Attorney Larry Johnson – a shareholder in Hawks Quindel’s Milwaukee office – will join Attorney Sarah Platt of Ogletree, Deakins, Smoak, Stewart P.C. in presenting at an April 24, 2019 seminar sponsored by the Milwaukee Bar Association. Among other...

Hawks Quindel Settles Class Action Wage and Hour Lawsuit against SDX Home Care Operations LLC

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted final approval today of a $493,984.81 class action settlement against SDX Home Care Operations LLC. The settlement provides unpaid wages to 961 Home Care Workers, Personal Care Workers,...

Water Street Brewery Settles Class Action Lawsuit for $825,000

Attorneys from Hawks Quindel, S.C. and Water Street Brewery have agreed to settle a class action for $825,000 brought by servers to resolve allegations of violations of wage and hour laws. The lawsuit, filed on November 29, 2016, alleged that Water Street Brewery...

Attorney Johnson to Present on Wage & Hour Audits at 2016 Health, Labor and Employment Law Institute

Attorney Larry Johnson will present “Conducting a Wage and Hour Compliance Audit” at the Wisconsin State Bar’s Health Labor & Employment Institute on August 19 with Dan Kaplan of Foley & Lardner. The HLE Institute is a two-day program that provides in-depth...

Unpaid bathroom breaks? Clearly a bad – and illegal – idea.

Just when you thought the race to cut labor costs couldn’t get any more ridiculous, a lawsuit brought by the Department of Labor proves there is no end to some employers’ creative attempts to cut corners. As one company and its owner recently found out, cutting...