About the presenters:
Leslie A. Freehill is an associate in the Pines Bach LLP (Madison) Litigation Practice Group. She practices in the areas of civil litigation, environmental and energy law, civil rights, election law, and regulatory matters. Leslie has experience in state and federal litigation and appeals, before administrative agencies, and in private arbitration proceedings. She has successfully represented citizen groups seeking enforcement of environmental laws, employees challenging their termination, professionals defending their licensure before state boards, and citizens seeking governmental records through open records requests.
Diane M. Welsh is a partner in the Pines Bach LLP (Madison) Litigation Practice Group. Her practices includes federal and state privacy laws, regulatory compliance, program integrity, and crisis management. Diane has more than fifteen years of experience in government, administrative, and health care law. Her substantial experience advising top-level state officials allows her to evaluate regulatory and legal problems and recommend and implement strategic, pragmatic solutions for her clients. She is also an experienced litigator, having handled matters ranging from administrative hearings to appeals. She has litigated hundreds of cases before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.