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About me

I exclusively represent employees in employment disputes including claims for unpaid minimum and overtime wages and employment discrimination cases. My work includes state and federal litigation for both individual claims and class actions.


Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 30%
    7 years
  2. Employment: 30%
    8 years
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    8 years
  4. Sexual Harassment: 15%
    8 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (30-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marna M. Tess-Mattner

    Summer Murshid and I worked on opposite sides of an employment discrimination matter in federal court. She is thorough, extremely knowledgeable, and unfailingly professional.


    Marna Tess-Mattner Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Lyris Medrano

    Attorney Murshid is a knowledgeable, approachable advocate for working people. Her commitment to her craft and confident ability lead to excellent results for her clients. She is an asset to them and to the legal community as a whole. I fully and wholeheartedly endorse her.


    Lyris Medrano Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Hawks Quindel, S.C.

222 East Erie Street, Suite 210
Milwaukee, WI, 53202


WIGood Standing200903/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Rising StarsWisconsin Law Journal2014
2013 Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Up and Coming LawyerWisconsin Law Journal2012
2012 Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHawks Quindel, S.C.2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Association of Women Lawyers (Wisconsin)Member2010 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Labor and Employment Law SectionBoard Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brabazon v. Aurora Health CareSettled
Hernandez v. La Fuente Ltd.Settled for $235,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wisconsin State Bar Association - CLE BooksEmployment Law - Privacy2014
Wisconsin State Bar Association - CLE BooksEmployment Law - Privacy2013
Wisconsin State Bar Association - CLE BooksEmployment Law - Privacy2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WERC Annual ConferenceEthics2013
American Federation of Teachers Attorney ConferenceSocial Media and the Constitution2013
CLE LuncheonFirst Amendment Rights of Public Employees2012
Wisconsin Employment Law from A to ZWage and Hour Basics2011
Annual MeetingPoll Observer Training 1012011