Axley is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Elizabeth Stephens to the firm’s Madison Office. Attorney Stephens focuses her practice on general civil litigation, labor and employment matters, and municipal law.
Attorney Stephens is a cum laude graduate from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Prior to joining Axley, Attorney Stephens practiced for several years at another local Madison-area law firm as a government relations advisor, litigator, labor and employment attorney, and lobbyist. She has extensive experience working with state and local government entities, associations, officials, stakeholders, public and private employers, and businesses.
Her experience also includes spending time as a lobbyist for the Wisconsin Counties Association and serving as a Senior Policy and Political Advisor to Legislative Leadership.
Attorney Stephen’s diverse experience and high-level connections in a variety of legal areas makes her a strong asset to the firm. She is able to assist clients in all facets of litigation from strategy to settlement negotiations and trial. In addition, she can provide labor and employment representation in proceedings before state and federal agencies including EEOC, NLRB, DWD and LRIC. She also advises employers on internal operating procedures and employment documents. Lastly, her municipal practice extends to executives and administrators overseeing municipal operations, corporate counsel, special counsel, board and council members, clerks, law enforcement officials and others.
When not in the office, Attorney Stephens is an avid dog-walker, hiker and equestrian.