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Renning, Lewis & Lacy, S.C. is 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, Oshkosh, and Milwaukee, 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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The United States Department of Education (DOE) released the long-awaited final version of the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972...
Now that the spring election of school board members has occurred, school boards that have not already held their annual school board organizational meetings...
In March, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) issued Special Education Informational Bulletin 24.01 regarding the use of shortened school days.  Bulletin 24.01 replaces...
On February 28, 2024, in Halter v. Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals concluded: (1) the WIAA is a state actor...
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Our attorneys are recognized and accomplished for representing the needs of clients, but just as important, the attorneys at 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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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:

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 presented on the topic of Disability Discrimination Claims at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s 2021 Annual Conference in Wisconsin Dells.

Attorney Shana Lewis presented Volunteers and Conducting Background Checks  at the 2021 Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators (WASPA) Academy for New Human Resources Administrators, Support Staff and Aspiring Human Resources Directors in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin.

Attorney Shana Lewis presented on LGBTQ+ Staff and Student Rights for the Community, Opportunity and Justice course offered in the educational graduate program within the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Attorney Tony Renning presented Activism and Equity in School Employment No Amendment to the Constitution is Absolute – Or is it? at the WASPA Legal Seminar For Experienced HR Practitioners in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Starting in July 2021, Attorneys Shana Lewis and Chad Wade will teach the School District Law course for Edgewood College’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

Attorney Shana Lewis presented on the topic of employee benefit changes in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for USI Insurance Services.