October 22, 2014

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Phone: 414-271-6560

Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned a reputation as a leading law firm in the Midwest. Approximately 230 attorneys serve clients at our offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Chicago. The firm provides a full range of legal services locally, regionally, nationally and globally. Our attorneys concentrate on legal matters regarding corporate, health care, intellectual property and intellectual property litigation, labor and employment, land and resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax and wealth planning.

Contributing authors from Michael Best & Friedrich LLP:

Kenneth M. Albridge III Michael Best Law Firm patent litigation
Member
Ken Albridge is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group in the Madison office, where the primary focus of his practice is in the area of patent litigation. In addition to...
608-257-3067
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Partner
Michael Altman is a partner in the Transactional Group. Mr. Altman’s practice focuses on all aspects of corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate and buyout transactions,...
414-225-4932
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Member
Luis Arroyo is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group, the Education Focus Group and the Trade Secret Protection and Non-competition Team. Mr. Arroyo served as a Judicial...
414-225-2773
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Associate
Rachel Bach is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group in the Milwaukee office.
414.225.2768
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Jeffrey Barrett is an attorney in the Transactional Group in the Milwaukee office where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law matters.
414-225-8294
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Partner
Steve Battenberg is a partner in the firm’s Waukesha office, practicing principally in business and tax law. Mr. Battenberg’s practice includes federal, state and local business...
262-956-6526
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scott c. beightol, partner, labor and employment law, michael best law firm
Partner
Scott Beightol, a partner in the Milwaukee office, represents businesses in all aspects of employment and labor relations, with special emphasis in litigation of discrimination, noncompete...
414-225-4994
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Partner
Paul Benson is Chair of the firm's Product and Tort Liability Litigation Focus Group and the previous Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Benson is the leader of the...
414-225-2757
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linda h, bochert, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
As a partner in the firm’s Land and Resources Practice Group, Linda Bochert helps her clients establish and maintain effective working relationships with state and federal...
608-283-2271
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Nicholas J. Boerke, Michael Best Law Firm, Transactional Attorney
Attorney
Nick Boerke is an attorney in the Milwaukee office and a member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group.
414-225-2767
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jeffrey h. brown, partner, trademark law, michael best law firm
Partner
Jeffrey Brown is a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group who offers extensive experience counseling clients on a wide variety of business and intellectual...
312-222-5794
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Partner
Amy Bruchs is a partner working primarily in the employment, labor and litigation areas, with emphasis in employment and labor litigation. Ms. Bruchs advises and assists employers with both...
608.283.2253
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joseph d. brydges attorney litigation michael best law firm
Attorney
Joe Brydges is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in the Madison office.
608.283.2262
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matthew c. carlson, partner, real estate law, michael best & friedrich
Partner
Matthew Carlson is a partner and a member of the firm’s Transactional Group and Land and Resources Practice Group. His primary practice is concentrated on commercial real estate,...
608-257-7473
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Attorney
Anne M. Carroll is a member of the Employment Relations Group in the Milwaukee Office. Prior Work Experience Prior to joining Michael Best, Ms. Carroll worked with Global Innovation and...
414-277-3485
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alan c. cheslock, attorney, michael best and friedrich
Attorney
Alan Cheslock is an attorney in the Milwaukee office and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.
414-225-2741
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Paul Coble Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Attorney
Paul Coble is an attorney in the Chicago office and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Coble focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, including...
312-596-5806
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Holly E. Courtney, Employment Relations, Michael Best, Law Firm
Member
Holly Courtney is a member of the Employment Relations Group in the Madison Office.
608-283-0121
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Patent Agent
Julia Cox is a Patent Agent and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Madison office. Dr. Cox has an extensive background in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular...
608-283-4429
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David A. Crass agribusiness law attorney Michael best Law Firm
Partner
David Crass is chair of the firm's Agribusiness, Food Processing and Distribution Group, a leader in the firm's Renewable Energy practice and a member of the firm’s Management...
608.283.2267
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David W. Croysdale, Michael Best Law Firm, Labor Employment Attorney
Attorney
David Croysdale has more than 35 years experience representing management in matters relating to labor relations, defense to employment claims, severance arrangements, non-compete issues...
414-225-4997
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Michelle L. Dama, Attorney, Litigation, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Michelle Dama is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm's Class Action/MDL Team. Ms. Dama has represented clients in a wide variety of...
608-283-0118
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Luke W. DeMarte, Michael Best Law Firm, trademark, copyrigh,t entertainment law
Partner
Luke DeMarte is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group who focuses his practice in trademark, copyright and entertainment law. He also has experience in general...
312-222-5795
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Attorney
Andrew Dufresne is an intellectual property attorney at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.
608-283-0137
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Michelle M. Wagner Ebben Attorney Michael Best Friedrich
Associate
Michelle Wagner is an attorney in the Land & Resources Practice Group in the firm's Milwaukee Office.
414-225-8277
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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP's eBusiness/Information Technology Practice Group counsels clients on a full spectrum of legal needs related to new technologies and new ways of doing...
312.222.5794
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Sarah N. Ehrhardt wealth planning attorney michael best law firm
Member
Sarah Ehrhardt is a member of the Wealth Planning Practice Group. Ms. Ehrhardt focuses on all aspects of estate and financial planning, including the preparation and implementation of...
414.225.4993
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Energy and infrastructure powers our economy. The firm’s Energy Team is a leading legal practice serving the entire energy industry. Our multi-disciplinary team possesses an industry-...
608.283.4431
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Timothy J. Engling, Transaction Practice Attorney, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Timothy J. Engling is a partner in the firm’s Transactional Practice Group. Mr. Engling is located in the Chicago office with his practice focusing on technology, private equity,...
312-596-5839
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Gilberto E. Espinoza, intellectual property law attorney michael best law firm
Associate
Gilberto Espinoza is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, where he practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on patent litigation at both the trial and appellate...
312-596-5802
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Benjamin E. Evans, Michael Best Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Member
Benjamin Evans is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Evans’ experience is in patent prosecution, including preparing and filing utility and design...
608-283-4427
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Edward J. Evans Intellectual Property attorney Practice michael best law firm
Associate
Ed Evans is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Evans’ practice focuses on the prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications involving...
262-956-6548
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Cameron F. Field, transactional practice attorney, Michael Best, law firm
Attorney
Cameron Field is an attorney in the Madison office and a member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group.
608-283-2259
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John D. Finerty, Jr. Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
John D. Finerty, Jr. is an AV rated trial lawyer and a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He has extensive experience in complex litigation that involves specifically labor...
414.225.8269
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Lynda M. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Intellectual Property Attorney, Michael Best Law
Member
Lynda Fitzpatrick is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Dr. Fitzpatrick’s practice is focused on patent drafting, prosecution and portfolio management...
608-257-7481
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John Flanagan law partner Michael Best’s Litigation Group
Partner
John Flanagan is a partner in Michael Best’s Litigation Group. His practice includes, product distribution, antitrust, regulated industries, intellectual property and insurance...
414-347-4758
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Sarah Flotte labor employment law attorney michael best law firm
Member
Sarah Flotte is a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Group in the Chicago office, focusing on employment counseling and litigation. Ms. Flotte’s practice includes defending...
312-661-2104
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Kelly M. Fortier Michael Best Law Firm immigration
Partner
Kelly Fortier is a partner in the Employment Relations Practice Group. Her practice includes representation of management in all aspects of employment law, with primary focus on...
414-277-3460
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Alexander P. Fraser Michael Best Law Firm business law
Partner
Alec Fraser is the leader of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Group. As a partner, He practices primarily in the areas of commercial lending, derivatives, corporate finance...
414-347-4757
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Partner
Jon Furlow is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group in the Madison office. His practice focuses on commercial and regulatory disputes, including antitrust, bankruptcy, commercial...
608-283-2273
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Daniel Gawronski is an attorney in the Madison office and a member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group.
608.283.0124
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Robert L. Gordon, Michael Best Law Firm, tax law
Partner
Bob Gordon is a partner in the Tax Practice Group. His practice includes federal, state and local taxation, tax controversies, trial and appellate litigation, property taxation of...
414-225-4936
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Katherine Goyert, employment, labor, attorney, Michael Best law firm
Member
Katherine L. Goyert is a member of the Employment Relations Group in the Chicago Office.  During law school, Ms. Goyert received the CALI Awards of Excellence (denoting highest grade)...
312-596-5830
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Denise Greathous, member, Michael best law firm, labor and employment  law
Member
Denise Greathouse is an attorney practicing in our Wisconsin offices. As a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group, Ms. Greathouse represents management exclusively in a...
262.956.6534
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Michael S. Green, Banking Attorney, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Michael Green is a partner in the Madison office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Chair of the Firm’s Transactional Practice Group. Mr. Green is a member of the Firm’s...
608-257-7482
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kerryann haase minton, partner, Michael Best law firm
Partner
Kerryann Haase is Managing Partner of the Chicago office and a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. Haase's practice primarily involves counseling and...
312.836.5075
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nancy leary haggerty
Partner
Nancy Haggerty is a partner in the Land & Resources Practice Group. Her 30+ years of experience covers a broad range of real estate law, including assisting clients in purchases, sales...
414-225-4961
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David J. Hanson healthcare law attorney michael best law firm
Partner
Dave Hanson is a partner, Chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Business Practice Group. Since joining Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in...
608-283-2241
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Gregory J. Hartwig, partner, Michael Best law firm
Partner
Greg Hartwig is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and leads the Life Sciences Industry Group. As a patent prosecutor, Mr. Hartwig makes it a priority to...
414-225-4943
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Jordan J. Hemaidan, partner, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Jordan Hemaidan is a partner practicing in the areas of energy, regulatory law, construction and telecommunications. Mr. Hemaidan has significant experience in regulatory litigation and...
608-283-4431
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Eric E. Hobbs, parnter, labor and employment law, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Eric Hobbs is a partner whose practice focuses on labor and employment, with an emphasis on employment counseling and policy development, occupational safety and health, worker’s...
414-225-4991
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M. Rhett Holland, member, michael best law firm
Member
Rhett Holland is a member of the Wealth Planning Practice Group in the Milwaukee office.  Mr. Holland previously worked as a Trust Associate for US Trust, Bank of America Private...
414.347.4768
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katrina g. hull, member, trademark and copyright law, michael best law firm
Associate
Katrina Hull is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Her practice focuses on trademark and copyright law, including enforcement, international and domestic trademark...
414.225.4985
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w. charles jackson, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Chuck Jackson heads the Firm’s Financial Institutions Focus Group. During his 37 years of practice, Mr. Jackson has devoted a major portion of his work to the representation of...
414.225.4954
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Brian W. Jacobs, intellectual property, attorney, Michael Best, law firm
Member
Brian Jacobs is a member of the Intellectual Property Group in the Milwaukee office. Prior Work Experience Before joining Michael Best, Mr. Jacobs was a Law Clerk at a Milwaukee-area law...
414-270-2733
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Angela A. James, Transactional Attorney, Michael Best Law Firm,
Senior Counsel
Angela James is a Senior Counsel member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group in the Madison office. Ms. James has worked on matters related to water quality trading, TMDLs, air...
608-283-0106
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Thomas A. Janczewski, Michael Best Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Attorney
Thomas Janczewski is an attorney in the Milwaukee office and a member of the Litigation Practice Group.  Mr. Janczewski’s practice is concentrated in federal contracting law. Mr...
414-277-3447
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Partner
Paul Jenny is a partner in Michael Best’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences and Chemical Industry Group.  Mr. Jenny is an...
312.596.5842
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robert j. johannes, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Bob Johannes is a partner in the firm's Business Practice Group. Mr. Johannes concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing and counseling...
414-225-4954
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benjamin t. johnson
Member
Benjamin T. Johnson is a member of the Employment Relations Group in the Chicago Office.
312-596-5851
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Amy Schmidt Jones, Employment, Labor Attorney, Michael Best, Law Firm
Partner
Amy Schmidt Jones is a partner whose practice includes representation of management in all aspects of employment and labor law, with special emphasis in employment litigation, employment...
414-225-2771
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paul a. jones, of counsel, michael best law firm
Of Counsel
Paul Jones is Of Counsel to the Business Practice Group and Co-chair of the Venture BestTM team. Mr. Jones writes a blog found here: http://www.venturebest.com. His practice...
608-283-0125
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richard l. kaiser, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Richard Kaiser is a partner in our Intellectual Property Practice Group, focusing on patent prosecution for the mechanical arts and having extensive experience with both utility and design...
262-956-6576
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bradley j. kalscheur, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Brad Kalscheur is a partner in the Wealth Planning Services Practice Group. Mr. Kalscheur’s practice includes all areas of estate and business succession planning, as well as the...
414-225-2763
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benjamin a. kaplan, member, michael best law firm
Member
Benjamin Kaplan is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. Mr. Kaplan maintains an active commercial litigation practice, including commercial torts...
414-223-2504
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daniel a. kaufman, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Dan Kaufman is the Managing Partner of the Chicago office, Co-Chair of the Class Action/MDL Team and a member of the Labor and Employment Relations and Education Practice Groups, and the...
312-836-5077
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thomas j. keating, Ph.D., partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Thomas Keating is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and Life Sciences Industry Team in the Madison office. His practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of...
608-257-7472
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laura m. konkel. member, trademark law, michael best law firm
Associate
Laura Konkel is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. Her practice focuses on all aspects of trademark law including managing domestic...
414-225-2789
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raymond r. krueger, partner, environmental law, michael best law firm
Partner
Ray Krueger has been a part of environmental law for 30 years. He practices with the Land & Resources group, which consists of environmental, real estate, construction and land use, as...
414-225-2786
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Jason A. Kunschke labor and employment law attorney michael best law firm
Member
Jason Kunschke is an attorney in the Milwaukee office and a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group. Mr. Kunschke advises clients on all facets of compliance with...
414-225-2759
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The employer-employee relationship is an important and complex business relationship. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group is a national practice...
414.225.4967
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charles a. laff, partner, property law, michael best law firm
Partner
Chuck Laff is a partner with over 40 years of experience. Mr. Laff has had extensive experience in all phases of intellectual property law. Much of Mr. Laff's work relates to...
312-661-2140
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Michael Best Law Firm, Daniel M. LaFrenz, Tax Attorney
Attorney
Daniel LaFrenz is an attorney in the Milwaukee office and a member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group specializing in tax matters.
414-277-3461
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michael r. langer, partner, michael best law firm
Partner
Michael Langer is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Madison office. His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark...
608-283-2268
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Attorney
Molly Lawson is an attorney in the Milwaukee office in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.
414-347-4749
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Attorney
Jorge M. Leon focuses his practice on issues relating to employee benefits. Plan sponsors, plan administrators, plan fiduciaries and third-party recordkeepers seek his counsel on designing...
312-596-5831
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Litigation is a serious undertaking. To prevail, clients need exceptional representation inside and outside the courtroom. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP's Litigation Practice Group,...
414.223.2535
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Mark Lotito, Labor, Employment, Attorney, Michael Best, law firm
Attorney
Mark Lotito is an attorney in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. He has an emphasis on employee benefits law.
414-223-2507
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paul a. lucey, member, bankruptcy, commercial law, michael best law firm
Member
Paul Lucey is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in business bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law. Mr. Lucey has represented sellers and purchasers...
414-270-2719
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alexis k. lundgren, member, litigation, michael best law firm
Member
Alexis K. Lundgren is a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the Milwaukee Office.
414-277-3446
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gregory j. lynch, member, michael best law firm
Member
Greg Lynch is the Chair of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group and a member of the Renewable Energy Industry Group. He also is the Co-Founder of the firm’s VentureBestSM...
608.283.2240
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Member
Seth Mailhot leads the FDA Regulatory practice, and is a member of the firm’s Transactional Practice Group in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Mailhot has worked on FDA-related...
202-747-9566
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Anthony C. Marino, Corporate Finance, Milwaukee, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Tony Marino is a partner in the firm’s Transactional Practice Group in the Milwaukee office, practicing principally in finance and corporate law. Tony has extensive commercial and...
414-225-2783
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Richard H. Marschall, Intellectual Property, Michael Best, Law Firm
Attorney
Richard Marschall is a partner focusing his practice on intellectual property matters with an emphasis on litigation and client counseling. The majority of Mr. Marschall’s work has...
414-225-8280
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brian j.n. marstall, member, michael best law firm
Associate
Brian Marstall is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Milwaukee office.
414-277-3453
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peter j. martin, partner, corporate, business law, michael best law firm
Partner
Porter J. Martin is a corporate partner in the Madison office of Michael Best and Friedrich, LLP. Mr. Martin is a founding member of Michael Best’s Renewable Energy team and...
608-283-0116
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lori s. meddings, partner, trademark law, michael best law firm
Partner
Lori Meddings is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Ms. Meddings represents clients based in jurisdictions around the world, including Korea, Hong Kong,...
608.283.0128
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Our people devote themselves to serving clients--by anticipating needs and quickly responding to the unique challenges of their businesses. We've always done business this way. And we...
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414-271-6560
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Thomas A. Miller Partner Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Mr. Miller is Chair of Michael Best’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice focuses on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights of all types. Mr....
414.347.4762
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Kevin P. Moran Partner Intellectual Property Michael Best LLP
Partner
Kevin Moran is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Moran's practice includes the acquisition and enforcement of United States and foreign patents, with...
262-956-6510
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Geoffrey R. Morgan Partner Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Geoff Morgan is a partner and Chair of the firm’s Business Practice Group. His practice is concentrated in the finance and general corporate areas and includes general corporate and...
414.225.2752
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Lisa L. Mueller, Michael Best Law Firm, Patent Attorney
Partner
Lisa Mueller is a partner in Michael Best’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and a member of the Life Sciences Industry Group. Ms. Mueller writes a blog found at http://...
312-596-5812
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Robert W. Mulcaahy Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Rob Mulcahy is a partner and Chair of the firm’s Community Outreach Committee.  His practice covers both public and private sector management labor and employment law,...
414.225.2761
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Steven A. Nigh Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Attorney
Steven Nigh is an attorney in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Milwaukee office.
414-223-2508
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Aaron K. Nodolf Associate Intellectual Property
Associate
Aaron Nodolf is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.  Mr. Nodolf primarily focuses his practice on patent prosecution and related opinion matters, with...
262-956-6536
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Daniel A. O'Callaghan Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Associate
Dan O’Callaghan is a member of the Land & Resources Practice Group, focusing his practice in the areas of transactional real estate, real estate development, land use, and zoning...
608.283.0117
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Thomas E. Obenberger Managing Partner Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Managing Partner
Tom Obenberger has served as the firm’s Managing Partner, as a member of its Management Committee, and as Chair of its Labor and Employment Practice Group.  Following graduation...
414-225-4960
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Jose A. Olivieri Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
José A. Olivieri is a partner in the Milwaukee office. He is Chair of the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Government and Public Policy Group. He has...
414-225-4967
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Joseph Louis Olson trial attorney michael best law firm
Partner
Joe Olson is a trial attorney and a partner in firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Olson practices primarily in the areas of constitutional law, class action defense, product...
414-277-3465
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Laura J, Opperman Ph.D. Scientist Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Member
Laura Opperman is a Patent Scientist in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Madison office.
608-257-3061
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Charles B. Palmer Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Chuck Palmer is Office Managing partner in Michael Best’s Waukesha Office. He also is a member of the Employment Relations Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Construction Group. He...
262-956-6518
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Todd E. Palmer Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Member
Mr. Palmer's clients benefit from his unique experience as both a lawyer and technical consultant. During the last 19 years, Mr. Palmer has relied on his varied experience to assist...
608-283-4432
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Carlos R. Pastrana-Torres Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Attorney
Carlos Pastrana is an attorney in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. He focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment law, including...
141-347-4740
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Hamang B. Patel Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Hamang Patel is a partner in Michael Best's Madison office, practicing principally in tax and business law. Mr. Patel has extensive experience in federal, state and local tax issues...
608-283-2278
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Brian P. Paul Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Brian Paul is an employment relations partner at Michael Best. His practice includes all aspects of labor and employment law in state and federal courts and before administrative...
312.527.6843
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Kirk A. Pelikan Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Member
Kirk Pelikan is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Milwaukee Office. Mr. Pelikan represents and advises clients regarding employee benefits issues...
414-223-2529
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Jeffery D. Peterson Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Jeff Peterson is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright law with...
608-283-0129
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Mitchell W. Quick Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Mitch Quick is a partner whose practice includes all aspects of management labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment discrimination litigation, wrongful discharge, and wage...
414-225-2755
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Amanda K. Reese, Health Law, Privacy, Attorney, Michael Best, Law Firm
Member
Amanda Reese is a member of the Transactional Practice Group in the Madison office, focusing on health law and privacy matters.
608-257-3054
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Partner
Melanie Reichenberger is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, where she practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on patent litigation. Ms...
414-347-4755
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Farrah N.W. Rifelj Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Farrah Rifelj is a partner and member of the firm’s Employment Relations practice group focusing on employment litigation.  She has experience handling a variety of different...
608-283-0110
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Laura L. Riske Michael Best Friedrich Law Firm
Director, Government Affairs
Laura Riske is the Director of Government Affairs for Michael Best & Friedrich. She has an impressive track record in delivering bottom line results in public and private business...
608.283.2265
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Steven L. Ritt, Michael Best Law Firm, partner
Partner
Steve Ritt is a partner practicing in the firm’s Madison and Milwaukee offices, but also spends a significant amount of time in the Chicago office on client matters. He has a broad-...
608-283-4421
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Andrea H. Roschke Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Associate
Andrea Roschke practices with the Land and Resources Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on local government law, including zoning, tax assessment and condemnation proceedings....
414-225-4924
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Kelly R. Rourke Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Associate
Kelly Rourke is a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. Her practice focuses on administrative law matters, namely employment-based...
414-347-4741
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Eric H. Rumbaugh Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Eric Rumbaugh is a partner and represents management in all areas of labor and employment law.  He represents management in employment matters in state and federal courts and in labor...
414-225-2742
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S. Edward Sarskas Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Ed Sarskas is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Class Action/ MDL Team and a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups. Mr. Sarskas has...
sesarskas@michaelbest.com
414-223-2521
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John C. Scheller Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
John Scheller is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups and leader of the firm’s Technology Industry Group.  In addition,...
jcscheller@michaelbest.com
608-283-2276
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Staff Attorney
Lucinda J. Schettler is a staff attorney in the Labor and Employment Department of Michael Best. She received her J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law in 2003, and prior to that...
ljschettler@michaelbest.com
414-277-3461
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Marshall J. Schmitt, Michael Best Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Partner
Marshall Schmitt is a partner in the Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Schmitt’s practice focuses on resolving disputes regarding...
mjschmitt@michaelbest.com
312-596-5828
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Michael P. Screnock Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Associate
Michael Screnock is an associate in the Madison office and a member of the Land and Resources Practice Group. Drawing from a vast municipal government background, Mr. Screnock’s...
mpscrenock@michaelbest.com
608-283-2245
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Thomas W. Scrivner Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Thomas W. Scrivner is a partner and was the head of the employment relations practice area from 1992-2001. His practice includes all aspects of labor law and employment litigation....
twscrivner@michaelbest.com
414-225-4965
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Partner
Lee M. Seese is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group with substantial experience in complex commercial litigation, product liability, insurance recovery and construction matters. He...
lmseese@michaelbest.com
414.223.2502
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Ann Ustad Smith Attorney Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Ann Smith practices in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation (primarily related to lending, fraud and contract disputes), commercial transactions (including financings, asset sales...
ausmith@michaelbest.com
608-283-2251
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Billie Jean Smith Attorney Michael Best Friedrich
Chair, Intellectual Property Practice Group
Billie Jean Smith serves as Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. As an Intellectual Property attorney she works closely with her clients to procure, manage and...
bjsmith@michaelbest.com
414-347-4770
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Marion C. Smith  Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Director of Labor Research
Marion Smith is the Director of Labor Research. Ms. Smith’s background includes extensive experience on a broad range of labor and employment issues. Ms. Smith is experienced in the...
mcsmith@michaelbest.com
414-225-2760
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Martin L. Stern, intellectual property attorney, Michael Best law firm
Partner
Marty Stern is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Chicago office. He is a past member of the firm’s Management Committee and former Co-chair of...
mlstern@michaelbest.com
312-661-2121
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Derek C. Stettner Law Firm Michael Best Friedrich
Partner
Derek Stettner is a partner focusing his practice on intellectual property and information technology matters and has over 15 years of experience in patent prosecution and technology...
dcstettner@michaelbest.com
414-225-4947
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Charles P. Stevens Attorney Law Firm Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Partner
Charles Stevens is a partner with over 25 years of experience in Employee Benefits law. His practice involves employment relations and employee benefits matters, including ERISA, employee...
cpstevens@michaelbest.com
414-225-8268
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Michael A. Stiegel Member Michael Best Friedrich LLP
Member
Michael Stiegel is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  Prior to his election to the Management Committee, he co-chaired the group. He has a commercial trial...
mastiegel@michaelbest.com
312-836-5073
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Effective taxation work includes both comprehensive planning based on continually changing tax laws and resolution of tax controversies. Michael Best & Friedrich’s taxation team helps...
414.225.4987
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Melissa M. Turczyn Attorney Michael Best Friedrich Law Firm
Associate
Melissa Turczyn is a member of the Business Law Practice Group and a member of the VentureBestSM Team. Ms. Turczyn is also a member of the firm’s Renewable Energy and Stimulus...
608-257-7484
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Mary C. Turke Managing Partner Michael Best Friedrich
Managing Partner
Mary Turke is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Madison office. She also helps clients avoid -- and resolve -- business problems. With over twelve years of experience, Ms. Turke...
608-283-0113
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Member
Zachary Watters is a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the Chicago office. Mr. Watters has a broad range of litigation experience in both state and federal court including matters...
312-596-5852
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Teresa Welch Ph. D. Michael Best Friedrich Law Firm
Partner
Dr. Teresa Welch is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group and a member of the Life Sciences Industry Group.  Her practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual...
608-283-0108
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Anna J. WIldeman Michael Best Friedrich Attorney Law Firm
Associate
Anna Wildeman is a member of the Land and Resources Practice Group and the Agribusiness, Food Processing & Distribution Group in the Madison office. Her practice focuses on...
608-283-0109
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John Wilson Michael Best Attorney Partner
Partner
John Wilson is a partner in the Land and Resources Practice Group and a leading member of the firm’s Renewable Energy Group. He is also the coordinator of the firm’s Energy and...
608.283.4433
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Adam E. Witkov Michael Best Friedrich Law Firm
Associate
Adam Witkov is a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. Mr. Witkov has an active general commercial litigation practice with experience in both state and federal...
414.225.8292
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Charlene L. Yager, Patent Attorney, Michael Best Law Firm
Partner
Charlene Yager is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.  Ms. Yager concentrates her practice on patent procurement and portfolio management in Life Sciences.  Her...
608-283-2249
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Y. Douglas Yang, Labor and Employment Attorney, Michael Best Law Firm
Y. Douglas Yang is an attorney in Michael Best’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group. He is based in the Milwaukee Office and is also a member of the firm’s Employee...
414-277-3486
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Associate
Sansun Yeh is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Madison office. Dr. Yeh’s practice is focused on patent drafting and prosecution. She has also...
608-257-3055
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Leah Hurtgen Ziemba Associate Michael Best and Friedrich
Associate
Leah Hurtgen Ziemba is an associate in the Madison office of Michael Best and a member of the Energy and Sustainability Industry Group and Agribusiness, Food Processing and Distribution...
608-283-4420
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