Ely A. Leichtling - Quarles & Brady LLP

Ely A. Leichtling

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 414-277-5681

Ely Leichtling is a partner at the law firm of Quarles & Brady with an employment and labor law practice. Employers rely on Ely to help them plan, execute, and defend their reductions in force and reorganizations; comply with their government contracting OFCCP affirmative action obligations and diversity initiatives; create, revise, and defend employee selection and testing procedures; and implement and refine applicant tracking systems and related tools. Nationally, there are only a few employment attorneys with Ely’s comprehensive knowledge and experience in these areas and who possess the ability to assist with related statistical issues as well. Ely also is a trusted advisor in employment discrimination avoidance, counseling, and litigation. He partners with employers to develop tailored, practical, creative, and effective solutions to “people problems,” within each employer’s unique culture and tolerance for risk, across the full spectrum of employment law and litigation matters.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1983
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1979
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1979
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1979


Wesleyan UniversityBA 1976University of VirginiaJ.D. 1979
Milwaukee Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationMetro Milwaukee Society for Human Resource ManagementOFCCP Milwaukee District Office Industry Liaison GroupState Bar of Wisconsin

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment