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Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy, S.C. is a a management-side labor and employment law firm representing public, private, and non-profit employers, with extensive experience representing public schools, higher education institutions, and other public entities with their unique needs in labor, employment, and as general counsel. To best serve our clients, we provide legal representation in other areas as well including real estate law, general business, immigration, and creditor’s rights. Our team of attorneys bring years of experience in representing our clients in all areas of their operations, and for our public entity clients, we understand their unique needs as government entities, employers, businesses, property owners, creditors, and so much more.  With offices in Green Bay, Madison, and Oshkosh, we are able to assist clients throughout Wisconsin.

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We bring years of experience in representing our clients in all areas of their operations, and for our public entity clients, we understand their unique needs as government entities, employers, businesses, property owners, creditors, and so much more.

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Parents and others across the State of Wisconsin, who are frustrated with their school board’s decisions regarding COVID-19 protocols, are threatening to pursue the...
Wisconsin Statute Section 120.08(1) dictates that common and union high school districts hold annual meetings of their electors.  Many annual meetings are taking place...
Earlier this year, the Biden Administration rescinded a Trump-era regulatory initiative that would have modified the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) criteria for evaluating...
Does your business or public entity have outstanding balances due and owing from clients, customers, or families that need to be collected?  Before embarking...
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Our attorneys are recognized and accomplished for representing the needs of clients, but just as important, the attorneys at Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy, S.C., are committed to involvement in the legal profession and in the communities we serve and live. We believe in being part of the communities in which we live and work, which includes aiding the professional organizations that enhance the offerings we provide to clients and dedicating time to non-profit organizations that improve the lives of our neighborhoods and regions.

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Attorney Geoffrey Lacy will be presenting at the annual legal update hosted by the Green Bay Area Society of Human Resource Management.

We are pleased to announce that the following attorneys have distinguished themselves as established and emerging leaders in their practice areas, as ranked by the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession:

Kirk D. Strang, Education Law and Labor Law-Management

Kirk D. Strang has also been recognized as Lawyer of the Year for his work in Labor Law – Management in Green Bay.  Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year”. 

Shana R. Lewis, Education Law; Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; Litigation-Labor and Employment

Geoffrey A. Lacy, Employment Law-Management; Immigration Law; Labor Law-Management

Attorney Jenna Rousseau will be presenting on the topic of Disability Discrimination Claims at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s 2021 Annual Conference in Wisconsin Dells.

Attorneys Shana Lewis and Kirk Strang will present at the CESA 11 Legal Summit in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin.

Kirk Strang will again provide legal education and training for new school district superintendents as part of the 2021-2022 First Year Superintendents Academy presented by the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators.  As the name implies, the program series provides information, training, and mentoring for new superintendents.  The program series is led by Kathleen Cooke and Michael Gallagher of KCMG Consulting on behalf of WASDA, and is generously sponsored by Robert W. Baird & Co.  Kirk will provide training for new superintendents on a variety of legal issues that school superintendents confront on a regular basis, including open meetings, public records, teacher and administrator contracts, human resources, school board government, pupil misconduct, and more.