Christina L. Wabiszewski


Christina L. Wabiszewski


Chrissy Wabiszewski represents and advises businesses in an array of labor, employment, and immigration law issues at both the state and federal level. Chrissy takes a practical and client-based approach to her practice, focusing on understanding her clients’ businesses and delivering tailored services that fit their unique needs. She advises clients on day-to-day hiring, termination, and policy issues. She defends employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unfair labor practices. She represents employers in collective action wage and hour disputes. And she assists employers navigate immigration law compliance, including in the face of government audits and complex mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Chrissy worked at an international labor and employment law firm, cutting her teeth early in her career on complicated employment law issues. Before that, Chrissy served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rebecca G. Bradley at the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

In her free time, Chrissy volunteers at the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, which provides free legal services to increase access to justice and legal resources for the Milwaukee community.

18 December 2023 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

New York Employers Should Take Advantage of the “Freelance Isn’t Free Act” Requirements to Reexamine Independent Contractor Relationships

Nearly six months after it was passed — with overwhelming support — by the New York Legislature, Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed Assembly Bill A6040, or the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (the “Act”).
13 April 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Serves as Legal Adviser to Beacon Mobility in Acquisition of Midwest Paratransit Service

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Audax Private Equity portfolio company Beacon Mobility in its acquisition of Midwest Paratransit Services, a provider of paratransit services in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
30 March 2023 Article

Protecting Workplace Privacy In The New Age Of Social Media

The newest and hottest forms of social media — TikTok and BeReal — pose similar risks to an employer's workplace as did the older forms, like Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook.
20 March 2023 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Time is ‘TikTok’-ing — ‘Being Real’ About Preemptively Addressing Employees’ Confidentiality and Privacy Breaches on Social Media

The newest and hottest forms of social media — TikTok and BeReal — pose similar risks to an employer’s workplace as did the “old” forms, like Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook; namely, that employees can unintentionally (or intentionally) expose confidential or private information to their followers.
16 December 2022 In the News

Christina Wabiszewski Comments on Biggest Benefits Rulings of 2022

Foley & Lardner LLP Associate Chrissy Wabiszewski is quoted in the Law360 article, “The 7 Biggest Benefits Rulings of 2022,” discussing several marquee decisions from a busy year in federal benefits litigation.
14 November 2022 Blogs

State Regulation Compliance Tips For Telehealth Employers

Companies whose business models are based entirely on remote provision of services face a number of unique employment law challenges.