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Ronald S. Stadler


P 414-944-8900 F 414-944-8901


Ronald S. Stadler


Ronald S. Stadler is a principal in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ron has extensive hands on, day-to-day experience helping clients comply with the FLSA, the ADA, discrimination issues, hiring and firing issues, collective bargaining, union contract administration, grievance and interest arbitration, wage and hour, unemployment compensation, workers’ compensation, and health insurance matters. He also has substantial experience in defending employers when they find themselves being sued over those issues as well. He prides himself on providing clients with effective and appropriate solutions, whether it is resolving disputes that already escalated, or helping clients to avoid disputes. Ron has also handled class action matters under the FLSA and other laws, helping his clients to defeat the class certification or to defend against the merits of the claim. Ron works with companies of all sizes and industries, including many from the Fortune 500 list.

Ron also has a vast amount of experience in appellate courts. He is admitted before the United States Supreme Court, the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Some of his notable cases include: All-Energy V. Trempealeau County, 2017 WI 52; Ozaukee County v. Labor Association of Wisconsin, 2008 WI App 174; Lipscomb v. Abele, 2018 WI App 58; Isabella A. a Minor, By Her Parents David A. And Kiersten A., v. Arrowhead Union High School District, 323 F.Supp.3d 1052 (ED WI 2018); Sheriff Gregory E. Herrick v. Clark County, 2017 WI App 21; Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs' Association v. Milwaukee County, 2016 WI App 56; Gingras v. Milwaukee County, 127 F.Supp.3d 964 (ED WI 2015); O’Connor v. Buffalo County, 2014 WI App 60; Lees v. Carthage College, 714 F.3d 516 (7th Cir. 2013);  Disability Rights Wisconsin, Inc., v. Walworth County, 522 F.3d 796 (7th Cir. 2008). 

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Litigation - Insurance" (2017-present)
  • BTI Consulting Group, "Client Service All-Star" (2014)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Ozaukee County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin School Attorneys Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Foundation - Former Board Member and President of the Board
  • University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Alumni Association - Former Board Member and President

Published Works

  • How Arbitration Works 6th ed., (Elkouri and Elkouri, 2003) [Contributing Author]


  • “Utilizing Your Litigation Skills to Succeed in Administrative Hearings,”​ LRP Publications (Phoenix, AZ January 2019)
  • “The Constitutional Authority of the Sheriff,” Badger Sheriffs’ Association (Madison, WI January 2019)
  • “Special Education Laws Made Simple,” NBI (Springfield, IL January 2019)
  • “Special Education Laws Made Simple,” NBI (Albuquerque, NM November 2018)
  • “Special Education Laws Made Simple,” NBI (Albuquerque, NM May 2018)
  • “Special Education Laws Made Simple,” NBI (Albuquerque, NM May 2017)
  • “Understanding Transgender Issues in Schools,” Wisconsin School Boards Assoc. (Wisconsin Dells, WI October 2017)
  • “Applying the Rules of Civil Procedure in Wisconsin,” (Milwaukee, WI 2016)
  • “Ethics in Defending Municipal Employment Claims,” Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Co., Defense Counsel Forum (Stevens Point, WI September 2016)
  • “Interesting Developments (and some refreshers) In Municipal Employment Law,” Tri-County Bar Assoc., (Trempealeau WI January 2016)