Mr. Beightol is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, whose practice includes representation of management in all aspects of employment and labor law, with special emphasis in counseling and defending employers in employment discrimination and other litigation before federal and state courts, the NLRB, and arbitrators.
Mr. Beightol is an elected member of the firm’s Management Committee. In addition to being an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Beightol is also listed in the 2005/2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication widely regarded as the most well-respected referral source of attorneys in practice, and was named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer in the area of Employment Litigation in the November 2005 issue of Milwaukee Magazine. Mr. Beightol is a member of the Board of Directors and the Chief Financial Officer of the Employment Law Alliance.
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group is a national practice providing leading-edge advice and creative solutions to guide businesses as they make employment decisions, set policies and plan for the future. The attorneys in this group enjoy close partnerships with clients, focusing on litigation prevention and the achievement of strategic objectives. The attorneys are recognized by their clients and peers as among the best and most respected management-side labor, employment and employee benefits attorneys in the country.
The attorneys in this group practice before the NLRB, EEOC, OSHA, OFCCP and other state and federal administrative agencies. The attorneys focus on all areas of labor, employment and employee benefits law from discrimination, occupational health and safety, and wage-hour issues to affirmative action and immigration law. Attorneys provide collective bargaining, grievance and interest arbitration services to those clients whose employees are unionized. The group also has an active practice helping non-union clients maintain their union-free status, as unions continue to become more sophisticated and aggressive in their organizing efforts.