Chris chairs the firm’s Corporate and Business Law Team at Davis|Kuelthau. He is experienced in real estate, land use, zoning, construction, corporate regulatory, and environmental law. Chris understands how to approach the goals and challenges of businesses and institutions in ways that overcome those challenges and meet those goals in a cost effective manner.
Chris also assists public (both municipal and utility) and private (both commercial and nonprofit) clients in all aspects of land regulation, real estate and corporate transactions, finance, governance, contracting, and infrastructure.
His significant work includes the following:
Taking the lead in multi-million dollar remediation and redevelopment projects statewide.
Representing multiple municipal utilities including sewer utilities, storm water utilities, water utilities, and parking utilities in all matters of land use and environmental regulation
Negotiating construction contracts and development agreements worth several hundred million dollars for public and private developments
Representing municipalities on sewer issues, including a coalition of municipalities before the state Supreme Court and Public Service Commission in a $100 million dispute over rates
Representing the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and the Neenah Menasha Joint Sewerage Commission regarding environmental permitting and disputes
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