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I am the principal attorney of the Mahadev Law Group, with over ten years of experience working with Human Resources and Employment Law issues. Clients have included small and midsized businesses and municipalities in Wisconsin. I have also taught at the University of Wisconsin Law School for a course, Employment Law Counseling & Preventive HR.


Currently, I serve as a Board Member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and as Chair of the Communications Committee at the State Bar of Wisconsin. In law school I worked at two major law firms in Milwaukee, WI and San Francisco, CA and interned with the Honorable Gerald Nichol at the Dane County Circuit Court.


Prior to law practice, I worked in the Human Resources function in California and in New York.


Languages spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%
    13 years

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  • Randy T. Enochs

    I endorse this lawyer. Nilesh is one of the most knowledgable labor & employment attorneys in the State and definitely amongst the hardest-working. I routinely consult with Nilesh on labor & employment law issues and someone I trust and highly recommend.


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  • Nicholas C. Zales

    Nilesh Patel is an excellent employment law lawyer. Thoughtful and dedicated, I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

Mahadev Law Group, LLC

7818 Big Sky Drive, Suite 220
Madison, WI, 53719


WIGood Standing200303/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical EconomyBA - Bachelor of Arts1995