Rebecca L. Kent

Attorney

Rebecca L. Kent

Attorney

Attorney Services

Becky provides legal services in the areas of employment and labor law and represents clients in employment and business-related litigation.

Becky uses the knowledge and experience she has gained through her years of practice to assist business clients in understanding employee rights and in complying with their obligations under the numerous, and often overlapping, state (Wisconsin) and federal employment and labor laws.  She provides legal help in all areas of personnel recruitment and management.  Becky assists clients in preparing legally compliant personnel policies and employment-related contracts, including employment agreements, deferred compensation agreements, severance agreements, non-disclosure agreements (NDA) and non-competition agreements.

Becky’s legal services include assisting businesses as they confront the legal questions and challenges that arise each day in the area of human resources.  Her legal services include assistance with state and federal FMLA laws, wrongful termination laws, labor relations laws, laws relating to disability and accommodation and minimum wage and overtime laws.

Becky advises clients with the goal of avoiding litigation; however, if a claim is filed, Becky’s experience includes defending employers in administrative agency proceedings and in state and federal court.

Becky also provides legal services that include advising clients on various types of business contracts, business law issues and general civil matters.

Education

J.D., cum laude, 1989, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A. with distinction, 1984, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin
Illinois

Community Activities:

Current

Member, Board of Directors, Homeless Connections, 2016-present
Member, Outagamie County Bar Association Scholarship Committee, 2016-present
Member and past President and Secretary, Board of Directors, Faith Child Care, Inc. 2004- 2010, 2013-2017
Volunteer, Interparish Religious Formation Program, 2007-present

More About Becky

Becky began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Louis J. Ceci (retired) of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. An Appleton West High School alumni, Becky moved back to the Fox Valley in 1995 after practicing law for several years in Chicago. Since relocating to Appleton, Becky has focused her practice in the area of employment and labor law, and she has been practicing with McCarty Law since 2003. Becky enjoys spending time with her family at their cabin on Blue Lake in Minocqua. She loves outdoor activities, especially biking, snow shoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding.