Nilesh P. Patel

Nilesh P. Patel

Nilesh P. Patel is the Principal Attorney for the Mahadev Law Group, LLC, where he focuses on Labor and Employment Law. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School and a 1995 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.

In 2013, Patel was inducted as a Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellow. That same year, he was elected as the District 9 (Dane County) representative on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Board of Governors (“BOG”). As part of the BOG, he was the liaison to the Labor and Employment Law Section and to the Communications Committee. From 2007 – 2013, Patel was a member of the State Bar’s Communications Committee, serving as its Chair from 2010 – 2013. From 2003 – 2008, he served on the Diversity Outreach Committee.

Other community service includes being on the Executive Committee and as the Affirmative Action Officer for the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, as Treasurer of the Wisconsin Asian Bar Association, and as an election observer in two national elections.

Patel is a frequent speaker and writer on Labor and Employment Law topics. He has published two articles in the Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine, has developed and taught a Preventive Employment Law course at the University of Wisconsin Law School, has been a featured blogger for In Business Magazine, and has presented at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Solo and Small Firm Conference.

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Tel: 877-210-2499
Dir: 608-239-7510
Fax: 877-210-2499

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  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2002
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1995


  • Wisconsin Law Foundation, Fellow, inducted 2013.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Board of Governors. 2013 – 2014.
  • REACH a Child, Advisory member. 2012 – 2014.
  • ACLU of Wisconsin, Board member and Affirmative Action Officer. 2011 – 2014.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Communications Committee. 2007  – 2013.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Diversity Outreach Committee. 2003 – 2008.
  • Society of Human Resources Management (national and Greater Madison Area).

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