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Brian J. Christensen Leads Jackson Lewis' Milwaukee Office as New Managing Principal

MILWAUKEE, WI (February 19, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Brian J. Christensen has been appointed Office Managing Principal of the firm’s Milwaukee office. Mr. Christensen joins Jackson Lewis’ Milwaukee office from the firm’s Kansas City area locations, where he was the Office Managing Principal since 2014. 

“Brian is a skilled attorney with an excellent reputation for representing our clients in all facets of labor and employment matters,” said Firm Co-Chairs William J. Anthony and Kevin G. Lauri in a joint statement. “Brian joined the firm five years ago to open the Overland Park location and has built a strong reputation for our offices in the Kansas City business community. We are confident his experience and leadership will be instrumental in the growth of the Milwaukee office.”

Mr. Christensen is a traditional labor attorney who advises unionized and union-free clients on a full range of labor and employee relations matters. He has represented numerous employers during arbitration proceedings and negotiations. Mr. Christensen represents employers during union organizing drives and represents clients in labor and employment law proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other federal, state and city administrative agencies. 

Mr. Christensen regularly provides advice and training on a diverse range of workplace issues such as those relating to corporate transactions, and best workplace practices. Mr. Christensen's clients include local, regional and national organizations from a wide array of industries such as healthcare, meat packing, transportation, arms and ammunition, not-for-profit, charitable institutions, retail, chemical, construction, cement, professional athletics, public education and various public entities, among others.

Prior to joining private practice, Mr. Christensen served on active duty with the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps where he was a legal advisor to an overseas base commander and where he also tried numerous cases. He later served as the Vice President for Litigation, Records Management and Legal Systems for a Fortune 500 diversified financial services company. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics ranging from labor relations and employment law, to managing litigation and electronic discovery.

Mr. Christensen earned his B.A. from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. 

Jackson Lewis also recently announced Michael W. Taibleson joined the firm’s Milwaukee office from Husch Blackwell. Mr. Taibleson has almost 30 years of experience advising clients on compensation and benefits matters.
 
Jackson Lewis’ Milwaukee office can be reached at (414) 944-8900.

About Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis P.C.
is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service and depth of expertise draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. 

Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com.

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