Rebecca Salawdeh Esq.
Salawdeh Law Office
Rebecca L. Salawdeh received her Master’s in Industrial Relations and Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Madison and has practiced exclusively in the area of plaintiff’s employment litigation for the past twenty-seven years. Since 2007, she has been a solo attorney with Salawdeh Law Office, LLC. Rebecca has been a member of the Wisconsin Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association since 1996. She served on NELA’s Executive Board for twelve years and is a past Executive Secretary. Rebecca was the Executive Secretary of the National Institute for Workers’ Rights from its inception in 2008 until 2018 and was then its President until 2022. Rebecca was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Service Award in 2010 by the Milwaukee NAACP. In 2000, Rebecca, in conjunction with others, helped to form the Milwaukee Unemployment Compensation Appeals Clinic and continues to volunteer with Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Unemployment Compensation Appeals Clinic, being named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2020 by the Wisconsin State Bar Legal Assistance Committee. Since 2015, Rebecca has volunteered as a mentor for high school students competing in the We the People state and national competitions. In 2020, Rebecca also joined the civic organization Tosa Together in an effort to create a more inclusive community in the city where she lives and works.