Saul Glazer has been an attorney for nearly 30 years. He serves as an attorney for a number of Wisconsin companies, and served as interim counsel to a national manufacturer. His two main areas of focus are construction and employment law. He is a seasoned litigator, representing clients in mediation, litigation, and arbitration regarding construction, employment, commercial, dealership, distributorship, and intellectual property. He provides creative solutions for complex problems, and prides himself on his ability to help clients cost-effectively manage difficult situations.
Mr. Glazer is the co-chair of Axley’s Construction Law Team. As a construction attorney, he regularly represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers and architects in preparation of construction contracts and integrated project delivery documents (including AIA, EJCDC, DBIA and Consensus documents). He provides counsel for a national engineering firm. He also represents clients regarding bid disputes, change orders, construction and design defects, differing site condition claims, delay claims, insurance coverage issues, ATCP 110, and lien law claims. Mr. Glazer is the author of the Wisconsin Chapter of the State by State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims (Aspen 2016). He is the co-author of the Wisconsin chapter of the DRI Construction Litigation Desk Reference, and he authored the chapter for Construction Dispute Resolution for the Inside the Minds series (Aspatore 2010). Mr. Glazer is the past President of the Associate Board for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin. He is the past Chair for the Construction and Public Contract Law Section for the State Bar of Wisconsin. He regularly assists contractors and subcontractors through the Associated Builders & Contractors’ legal hotline. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering.
Mr. Glazer’s work as an employment attorney includes representing employers before administrative agencies and state and federal courts. He counsels clients on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other state and federal disability discrimination and accommodation laws. His experience also includes serving as an attorney in cases involving hostile work environments, retaliation, OSHA regulatory compliance, wage and hour laws, arrest and criminal convictions, equal pay, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, confidentiality, and non-compete agreements. Mr. Glazer successfully challenged a national retailer against the enforcement of a non-compete.
Mr. Glazer is an editor of the Wisconsin Employment Law Letter, and he contributed to the 2016 publication of Fifty Employment Laws in Fifty States. Additionally, he created the Seven Questions to Use When Disciplining and Terminating Employees seminar, and has presented this seminar to national audiences.
Mr. Glazer serves as a mediator for Construction and Employment law disputes. Mr. Glazer has served in leadership roles for more than 10 years for local Madison Boy Scout Troops and served as the President of Independent Living Board of Directors. He also serves as a Lector at his church, Blessed Sacrament. Mr. Glazer is an avid musician, and plays in several local Madison bands.
Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin, Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, for the District of Colorado, and for the Southern District of Indiana, and United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
EducationJ.D., 1990, Law Review, Order of the Coif, University of Wisconsin Law School
M.S., 1989, University of Wisconsin School of Library Science
B.S., 1984, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Involvement & Recognition
- Former Chair, State Bar Section on Construction and Public Contracting
- Former President, The Independent Living Board of Directors
- Editor, Wisconsin Employment Law Letter, 2008 – 2016
- Past Articles Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
- Former President, Associate Board, AGC of Wisconsin
- Board Member, Kids Building Wisconsin
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (2020-2022 Edition) – Commercial Litigation
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (2018-2022 Edition) – Construction Law
- Recognized as a 2013 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society Member
- Named to the 2012 and 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers List (Primary Area of Practice: Construction Litigation)
- Named to Wisconsin Super Lawyers List in its Business Edition (Primary Area of Practice: Construction Litigation)
- Recipient of three Jurisprudence Awards at the University of Wisconsin Law School
- Named a Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney on the 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers List
Represented owner preparing contract documents for $200 million dollar manufacturing facility
Litigated intellectual property disputes, including patent and trade secret, and publishing disputes
Litigated employment contract disputes
Represented parties before the EEOC, local human rights commissions, including the Madison Equal Opportunities Commission
Represented non-profit in $2.5 million dollar dispute
Represented Wisconsin County in False Claims Act retaliation claims
Represented employer in quasi-class action harassment lawsuit brought by EEOC
Represented developer challenging rejection of subdivision plat
Represented design-builder in multimillion-dollar insurance dispute
Represented engineer in multimillion-dollar claim involving alleged construction defects
Represented contractor in multimillion-dollar claim involving building collapse
Represented design-builder in $200 million dollar waterpark project
Represented owner in $120 million dollar mixed-use project