Jill Pedigo Hall is a Shareholder in the Labor and Employment Section. She combines her experience of founding and operating a successful multi-location business for eleven years, with more than thirty years in employment law to bring a unique and informed perspective to her practice. She partners with businesses to develop and implement best practices, strategies, and solutions that ensure compliance with labor and employment laws while supporting business goals. She is recognized for leveraging her business acumen and legal insight experience to solve employment law issues and manage risks with an efficient, practical approach for employers ranging in size from solo practitioners to Fortune 50 corporations. She is widely regarded by her colleagues and clients as a perceptive and resourceful litigator and is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer rating possible.
In her thirty years, Jill has assisted employers in almost every area of employment law. A focal area of her practice is medical leave management involving FMLA and disability accommodations, diversity, equity and inclusion, wage and hour issues, and discrimination defense. She has conducted sensitive investigations at the top levels of corporate establishments and local government. Jill routinely assists employers in developing needed policies and processes, employment contracts, and restrictive covenant agreements. Her experience includes successfully managing litigation defense and representing corporate clients before federal/state courts and administrative agencies including EEOC, DOL, and OFCCP.
Jill frequently lectures and conducts in-house management and supervisor training for human resource organizations and clients of all sizes in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, medical leave management, respectful workplace culture, social media and electronic communication management, affirmative action and harassment avoidance.
Jill is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) where she serves as a member of the Employment and Labor Law Steering Committee and was the Chair of DRI’s national Employment and Labor Law Seminar for 2020. Jill is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin and Minnesota, the Labor and Employment Division of the American Bar Association, the Industry Liaison Group (ILG) – Milwaukee and Madison Districts of the OFCCP Midwest Region, and the Society of Human Resources Management.