Mark E. Schmidt

Mark Schmidt, von Briesen Roper Law Firm, Milwaukee, Construction and Litigation Law Attorney
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Professional Biography

Mark Schmidt is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Construction Law and Litigation Section.

Mark helps clients resolve their most challenging and complex problems by focusing on practical solutions and efficient business results. Mark is directly involved in all aspects of negotiation, strategic planning, risk assessment, arbitrations, mediations and court and jury trials in state and federal court.

Mark’s broad experience covers all areas of commercial law and business litigation. His practice concentrates on four main areas:

Business and Commercial Law and Litigation

  • Contract disputes

  • Shareholder and LLC member disputes

  • Non-compete litigation

  • FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) arbitrations

  • Investment advisory services disputes

  • Strategies for avoiding litigation and liability   

Business Torts

  • Fraud and misrepresentation

  • Breach of fiduciary duty

  • Interference with contractual relationships

  • Misappropriation of confidential information and theft of trade secrets

Construction and Real Estate

  • Mark is a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), an invitation-only construction lawyer honorary society; fellows are evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment in construction law, along with an ethical reputation

  • Represent property owners, contractors and developers in disputes involving commercial, residential and public projects

  • Construction defects

  • Theft by contractor  

  • Options to purchase

  • Leases

  • General Contractor, subcontractor and material supplier agreements

Independent Sales Representatives/Manufacturer Representatives

  • Mark is one of a select group of Wisconsin attorneys who regularly represents the interests of independent sales representatives. He is active with Manufacturers & Agents National Association (MANA), the leading rep trade group.

  • Contract negotiation

  • Customer and territory issues

  • Wrongful termination

  • Commission disputes


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