Sammon, Leslie A.

Leslie A. Sammon

Laura Kneebone


Leslie Sammon is a partner with the firm, practicing in the area of labor and employment law, advising and representing private and public sector employers. She regularly provides consultation, representation and training to human resources professionals and speaks on labor and employment-related issues before a variety of professional and business groups. She also has industry experience with unionized and non-unionized employers, acute and long-term health care facilities, telecommunications, municipalities and construction matters.

Prior to beginning her law career, Ms. Sammon was a staff nurse in the intensive care unit of two Madison-area hospitals and maintains her licensure as a registered nurse in Wisconsin.

Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin and Federal Courts for the Western District of Wisconsin and for the Central District of Illinois.


J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
B.S., Nursing, with distinction, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Involvement & Recognition


  • Member, American Bar Association
    – Labor & Employment Law section
  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
    – Labor & Employment Law section


  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (2021-2024 Edition) – Employment Law – Management
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (2024 Edition) – Labor Law – Management


Other Presentations & Publications
Article: "6th Circuit Says Wisconsin Family Medical Leave Substitution Rights Limited." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (11/2014)
Article: "WI Supreme Court Declares Act 10 Constitutional in its Entirety." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (9/2014)
Article: "Another Break Time Victory for Employees." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (6/2014)
Article: "A Termination by Any Other Name: Impermissible Exclusions from Grievance Policies." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (1/2014)
Article: "Court Clarifies Scope of City's Right to Design, Select Healthcare Plans." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (6/2013)
Article: "Four Weeks and a Funeral: Religious Accommodation Requests Under Title VII." Wisconsin Employment Law Letter (10/2013)