Mark P. Tilkens is Office Managing Principal of the Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Tilkens has successfully represented clients before judges, juries, and administrative agencies throughout the country. He is often called upon to provide representation and strategic counsel in high-stakes labor and employment matters and other crisis situations. Mr. Tilkens’ legal experience includes counseling and representing employers across the country in traditional labor law matters, including the most difficult collective bargaining and "bet the company" cases, situations, arbitrations, strikes, replacing strikers, union organizing campaigns, elections, acquisitions of unionized companies, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Tilkens defends employers in cases before the U.S. Department of Labor and in federal court actions involving labor relations; investigating and defending the most complex employment discrimination claims and class action wage and hour cases. He also guides employers on all issues related to employee performance, disciplinary and discharge decisions, reductions in force, and enforceability of post-employment restrictive covenants, as well as advising employers in all aspects of the employer employee relationship, including wage and hour, employment contracts, workers’ compensation, disability issues, internal investigations, and policy formulation/review.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mark P. Tilkens