Kimberly W. Bertschi began her practice of law in 1990 with Constangy, Brooks & Smith, a law firm specializing in labor and employment law, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.  Ms. Bertschi remained in this position until 1995, when she elected to resign in order to raise her daughters full-time.

During her practice, Ms. Bertschi handled multiple aspects of labor and employment law for the defense, including EEOC investigations and litigation involving current or former employees in state and federal court. She worked with Human Resources personnel with respect to employment policies and procedures. She also reviewed and updated employment policies and handbooks to ensure compliance with relevant state and federal laws and regulations and drafted employment contracts.