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Oyvind Wistrom is a shareholder with the law firm of Lindner & Marsack, S.C., a boutique labor and employment law firm located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Mr. Wistrom’s practice is focused primarily on the litigation of employment claims, equal employment matters, and the development and oversight of personnel policies and procedures.  Mr. Wistrom also devotes a significant portion of his practice to assisting and counseling companies in various employment matters, including discharge and discipline issues, non-compete and other employment contract matters, wage and hour disputes, worker’s compensation and family and medical leave issues, as well as individual rights and responsibilities in the workplace.  He is a frequent speaker on various employment related topics and has successfully litigated innumerable cases before various state and federal agencies, as well as in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Wistrom received his undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Behavioral Science & Law from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from Marquette University Law School, cum laude, in 1995.  He is a current member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, including its Labor and Employment Law Section, the American Bar Association, the Human Resource Management Association of Southeast Wisconsin, Inc. and the Metro Milwaukee Association of Commerce.  He also serves as the board member for Volunteers of America – Wisconsin and was previously the board chair for four years.  Mr. Wistrom is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Milwaukee Magazine from 2009-2012 and previously a “Rising Star” from 2006-2008.



Languages spoken: Norwegian, English

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%
  3. Discrimination: 30%
  4. Employee Benefits: 10%


Payment types:

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  • Frank T. Pasternak

    I endorse this lawyer. Oyvind is an excellent attorney who I have know for years. I greatly respect him and would not hesitate to refer him potential clients.


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  • Ryan J. Harrington

    Oyvind is an exceptional litigator and zealous advocate for his cients. His integrity, professionalism and comprehensive knowledge of employment law is unsurpassed. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone or any entity seeking a top notch lawyer in the complex field of employment law. A gentleman and a scholar.


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Contact info

411 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 1800
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-4498


WIGood Standing199503/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLindner & Marsack, S.C.1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Volunteers of America of WIBoard Member2003 - 2014
SHRMMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1995 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Mutual EffortLegal Bulletin2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Wisconsin, MadisonPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AEGIS Corporation Counsel ForumEffective internal investigations2014
2013 National CLE ConferenceReligious Discrimination After Hosanna-Tabor2013
Employment and Health Law ConferenceEffectively presenting an Employment Discrimination Case2012
Annual ConferenceMedical Inquiries and Examinations under the ADA2012
WISHRM Annual ConferenceNegotiating New and Emerging Workplace Accommodations2011
CLEEmployment Law -- A to Z2010
Labor and Employment LuncheonNuts and Bolts of Negotiating Severance Agreements2009