James Shepherd, JD

Position title: Civil Rights Investigator

Email: james.shepherd@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-6784; Relay calls accepted

Office of Compliance
361 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706

James Shepherd, Smiling man with light brown hair, a beard and glasses wearing a suit with a red tie.

James Shepherd serves as a Civil Rights Investigator in the Office of Compliance. Prior to joining UW-Madison, James worked in private practice in Chicago where he advised individuals, businesses and public sector clients with regard to employment and civil rights related laws.

James earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Alabama and his Juris Doctor With Honors from DePaul University College of Law where he also received American Jurisprudence Awards in Employment Discrimination and Labor Law and worked on the DePaul Law Review.