Jill M. Hartley

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Previant Law Firm, S.C.
Jill M. Hartley
The Previant Law Firm, S.C.

Practice Areas: Employment & labor; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1996

Education: Drake University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2011
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Milwaukee, WI 53203 Visit website


A partner and shareholder at The Previant Law Firm S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, attorney Jill M. Hartley has been advocating for the rights of employees and labor unions for over 25 years.

Through the years, Ms. Hartley has handled a variety of matters involving fringe benefit funds, labor agreements, affiliations, National Labor Relations Board proceedings, employer bankruptcy, mass layoffs, and other employment and labor law issues.

Ms. Hartley was first admitted to practice before all the state courts of Wisconsin in 1996. She then qualified to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 7th, 8th and 10th Circuits.

Prepared to travel and represent her clients across the nation, Ms. Hartley stays empathetic to her clients’ circumstances when employment-related issues threaten their physical or mental health. She efficiently assesses her clients’ rights and options and settles their legal matters swiftly. She is known among her peers and colleagues for her good customer service and interpersonal skills.

After completing her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay in 1993, Ms. Hartley attended Drake University Law School to pursue her legal education. She was awarded her Juris Doctor with honors in 1996. 

An active contributor to her legal community, Ms. Hartley maintains memberships in several professional associations, including the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association.

Practice areas

Employment & labor: employee

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Unions, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law

  • 100% Employment & labor: employee

First Admitted: 1996, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.previant.com/jill-m-hartley.html

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wisconsin, 1996
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
Educational Background:
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1993

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Jill in addition to being a litigator before administrative agencies and courts is a trusted adviser to many labor organizations.”

“Labor and Employment Law”

“She is an experience litigator in her field and has a multi-state practice.”

Office location for Jill M. Hartley

310 W Wisconsin Ave
Suite 100 MW
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Phone: 414-488-6307


4 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2007 - 2011

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