Keith E. Kopplin’s practice focuses on employment litigation and employment law matters.
Keith is co-chair of Ogletree Deakins’ Wage and Hour Practice Group. In that capacity, he routinely advises clients, and assists them in resolving class and collective actions, regarding a wide variety of wage and hour topics, including overtime exemptions, timekeeping practices, the compensability of preliminary and postliminary activities, discretionary and non-discretionary bonuses, and how to calculate the regular rate of pay. Keith also helps clients by conducting internal reviews of their policies and practices for compliance with applicable wage and hour standards, and responding to government audits.
Beyond wage and hour matters, Keith provides employers with day-to-day counseling and defense regarding a broad range of human resource matters, including hiring practices, discipline and discharge decisions, the Wisconsin and federal Family and Medical Leave Acts, and workplace accommodations. He is also a frequent presenter regarding employment law matters.
Keith is a trusted advisor and advocate for clients of all sizes, and strives to find creative and cost-effective solutions to some of the most vexing workplace issues that also properly balance business objectives, values, and resources.