News & Resources

Firm News

Judith Williams-Killackey Begins Term as Chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Labor and Employment Section

MILWAUKEE, WIS. (July 17, 2013) - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Judith A. Williams-Killackey, a partner in the firm's Milwaukee office, has begun her term as chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Labor and Employment Section.

"We are very proud of Judi's selection as the chair of Wisconsin's Labor and Employment Section," said D. Scott Watson, chairman of the firm's labor and employment practice group. "This is a well-deserved honor."

Williams-Killackey practices in the area of labor and employment law. Her practice includes an emphasis on litigation in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies, and counseling employers on various employment related issues. In particular, her practice includes an emphasis on performing investigations of complaints made by former and current employees and representing employers who are litigating whistleblower claims. Williams-Killackey has also performed investigations for clients relating to internal claims and complaints made by current or former employees, as well as claims and complaints made externally to agencies such as the United States Department of Labor.

She earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University.

About the State Bar of Wisconsin's Labor and Employment Section
The State Bar of Wisconsin provides opportunities for lawyers to work on issues that matter to them and the public they serve through various sections. The Labor and Employment section includes new and experienced attorneys who practice labor and employment law. The section keeps members up-to-date on recent developments in the law. The section also allows members to exchange information and opinions on various labor topics and legal issues in the workplace.

About State Bar of Wisconsin
The State Bar of Wisconsin is a mandatory professional association, created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for all attorneys who hold a Wisconsin law license. With more than 24,000 members, the State Bar aids the courts in improving the administration of justice, provides continuing legal education and other services for its members, supports the education of law students, and educates the public about the legal system. The State Bar of Wisconsin also provides public services, including attorney referrals, public education and reduced-fee legal assistance for low-income state residents.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at, and on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.