Tony J. Renning

Toll Free (844) 833-0823

  • Practice Areas

  • Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Municipal Labor Counsel
  • School and Higher Education Law

  • Education

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School
  • B.S., Indiana University

  • Representative Clients

  • Several municipalities
  • Several school districts

Tony concentrates his practice in labor and employment as well as school law litigation and counseling.

He provides advice and counsel to employers about their rights and obligations under federal and state laws and regulations. He advises on all aspects of labor and employment compliance, including wage and hour, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, reductions in force, work force management, employment policies and handbooks as well as other employment-related matters. Tony also has experience with labor negotiations, union certification and decertification campaigns, unfair labor practice litigation and contract administration, including grievance arbitration. He regularly represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission. In addition, he conducts employment-related training for management. His primary client base includes private (various industries) and public (counties, cities and school districts) employers of all sizes.


  • Published Articles / Presentations

  • Author: "Professionally Speaking" New North B2B Magazine
  • Frequent lecturer on topics of labor, employment and school law

  • Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Green Bay, Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2014)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Labor Law (2013-2015)
  • Rising Star in Labor and Employment Law, Wisconsin Super Lawyers (2006-2007, 2010)

  • Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association (Employment Law Section)
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin (Labor Law Section)
  • Member, Wisconsin School Attorneys Association

  • Community Involvement

  • Oshkosh Community YMCA - President
  • Oshkosh Area United Way - Past President
  • Oshkosh Family, Inc. - Past President
  • Paine Art Center & Gardens - Board of Directors
  • Propel (Chamber Young Professionals) - Past President
  • Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh - Personnel Committee
  • Oshkosh Area SHRM - Past President
  • Wisconsin Family Business Forum - Past President
  • UW Oshkosh Business Success Center - Secretary
  • Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. - Personnel Committee

Focus | Wisconsin

We are also focused on providing legal services in other areas that our clients need, such as real estate, general business law, creditor’s rights, and business litigation.

  • Offices:
  • Green Bay, Madison, and Oshkosh
  • Service Center:
  • Milwaukee

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