Geoffrey A. Lacy

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Immigration | Labor & Employment | Municipal Labor Counsel | School & Higher Education

Geoff advises employers on employment law issues, including hiring, discipline and discharge, discrimination defense and policy, FMLA, FLSA, and other areas of employment law.


Geoff also provides representation in labor relations, including contract negotiations, grievance processing and related areas. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to school and municipal law. In addition to employment law, Geoff regularly provides business immigration representation to employers seeking the services of foreign workers in the United States. His primary client base consists of private and public sector employers, public school districts, and Wisconsin municipalities, as well as foreign professionals seeking employment in the United States or seeking to invest in a United States business venture.

Education & Training

B.A., University of Wisconsin La Crosse

J.D., Marquette University School of Law

Published Articles/Presentations

  • Presentation: Employment Law Hot Topics, Howard-Suamico Business Association
  • Presentation: Thawing the ICE - Immigration Compliance for Employers, Neenah
  • Presentation: Immigration in the Family Law Context, State Bar CLE, Milwaukee
  • Presentation: Employment Law Update in Wisconsin, Lorman Seminars, Appleton
  • Presentation: Legal Update: Free Speech, Public Records, Open Meetings, Collective Bargaining, Harassment and Bullying - Who is Prepared?, Kelly Lake
  • Presentation: Overview of Immigration Law for Employers, Oshkosh Chamber
  • Presentation: Hiring Practices and Practical Considerations, Seminar, Green Bay

Recognitions

  • Recipient of the Irene “Billie” Kress Community Impact Award (2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Immigration Law, Labor and Employment Law, Labor and Employment Litigation (2010-2021)
  • Named Rising Star by Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2010-2012)

Professional Activities

  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Brown County Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Past Chair Wisconsin Chapter
  • Member, The Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society of Northeast Wisconsin
  • Member, Wisconsin School Attorneys Association (WSAA)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc.
  • Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc., Past Chair, Community Engagement & Donor Recognition Committee Member
  • Past Member, Green Bay Area School District Task Force on Enrollment Management
  • Board Member and Executive Committee Member, Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitor Bureau
  • Board of Education Member, Notre Dame Academy, Green Bay