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Rebeca M. Lopez

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Rebeca is an associate in the firm's Labor, Employment & Immigration Law Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. Rebeca assists clients with a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including the management of day-to-day employment matters, wage and hour claims, employment discrimination, and conducting internal investigations involving employees. Rebeca has represented employers in matters before equal rights agencies, arbitrators and federal and state courts. Rebeca also assists clients with drafting and enforcing employment policies and agreements.

Rebeca graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University Law School. While in law school, Rebeca served as Business Editor of the Marquette Law Review and interned in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin for Judge Lynn S. Adelman. Prior to law school, Rebeca was a Regional Coordinator and an Office Manager for a United States Senator.

Admitted To Practice

Wisconsin - 2012

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
Professional Dimensions
State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association


Centro Legal - Board Member

Latino Veterans Legacy of Valor Project - Committee Member

Marquette University Law School - Dean’s Advisory Committee

Professional Dimensions - Board of Directors

Wisconsin Center District Board - Member


Named as one of Wisconsin’s 48 Most Powerful Latinos (2016)

Named to the 2015 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society

Recipient of the Young Alumna of the Year Award - Alpha Sigma Nu Alumni Club, Marquette University (2015)

Honored as one of The Business Journal of Milwaukee's Forty Under 40 (2015)

Lawyers of Color 2014 Hot List

Recipient of several CALI Excellence for the Future Awards

Blog Posts

Seventh Circuit exterminates “rat’s nest” of employment discrimination testsOctober 27, 2016All In A Day's Work | Discrimination and Harassment | Blog
New wage and hour rules published today; most employers must comply by December 1, 2016May 18, 2016All In A Day's Work | FLSA | Legislation | Wage and Hour | Blog
Trade Secrets Act becomes lawMay 11, 2016All In A Day's Work | Legislation | Blog
New federal legislation to assist employers in protecting trade secretsMay 04, 2016All In A Day's Work | Legislation | Blog
Employers required to provide bone marrow and organ donation leaveApril 04, 2016All In A Day's Work | FMLA | Blog
Not so fast, DOL! Congress seeks to nullify new proposed overtime updatesMarch 21, 2016All In A Day's Work | FLSA | Legislation | Wage and Hour | Blog
While you were sleeping: 2015 Wisconsin employment law changes you may have missedJanuary 27, 2016All In A Day's Work | Legislation | Restrictive Covenants | Wage and Hour | Blog
Who's the boss?: DOL expands joint employer liabilityJanuary 25, 2016All In A Day's Work | Employment | Legislation | OSHA | Wage and Hour | Blog
The Board goes digital - electronic signatures are "A-OK"October 28, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
Expriation of labor agreement no longer ends employer dues check-off obligationsSeptember 08, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
Nation's second-largest city raises minimum wage to $15 an hourMay 26, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
Breaking news: Continued employment is lawful consideration in WisconsinApril 30, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Blog
Day of rest in seven may become voluntaryMarch 31, 2015All In A Day's Work | Wage and Hour | Blog
Proposed budget to require drug testing of select unemployment claimantsMarch 30, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Legislation | Blog
UPDATE: Noncompete legislation on the fast-trackMarch 13, 2015All In A Day's Work | Legislation | Blog
Minimum wage surgest in 2015 and beyondJanuary 02, 2015All In A Day's Work | Employment | Wage and Hour | Blog
No shelling out for security screeningsDecember 30, 2014All In A Day's Work | Labor | United States Supreme Court | Blog
Recess appointments invalidated: NLRB future in questionJune 27, 2014All In A Day's Work | Labor | Blog
Employers take note: Wisconsin unemployment compensation overhaul has taken effectFebruary 14, 2014All In A Day's Work | Employment | Legislation | Terminations | Blog
Non-English speaking employees and arbitration agreementsMarch 03, 2013All In A Day's Work | Employment | Labor | Blog


Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 2012, magna cum laude, (Business Editor, Marquette University Law Review)

Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University, International Affairs, Spanish Language and Literature

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