February 26, 2020

Thomas S. Hornig

Tom Hornig is a Shareholder in the Madison Office and chairs the firm’s outdoor advertising section and co-chairs the eminent domain and condemnation section. He deals with takings in all forms including actual takes, regulatory takes and also property tax assessment issues of all kinds. His work in outdoor advertising includes all issues involving on- and off-premises signs. He recently handled cases that made new law on several aspects of takings, outdoor advertising and property taxation in the appellate courts, including the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Tom speaks nationally on outdoor advertising legal issues and represents the Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Sign Association. He authored a section of a published sign symposium treatise on outdoor advertising. He has also written for Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, has been listed many years as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer®, and is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Tom has dedicated his time to many community organizations. He served as Chair of the Board of Trustees for First United Methodist Church in downtown Madison and plays bass trombone in the Blessed Brass. He is past President of the Janesville Kiwanis Club and is a member of the Madison Downtown Kiwanis Club; led the Brass Choir and Handbell Choir at Cargill United Methodist Church, and is a past Foundation President there. For over 20 years he was a director of the Cedar Crest Retirement Complex and served two terms as President of the Board. He is a past director of Forward Foundation, Inc. and Forward Janesville. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the University of Wisconsin Band Alumni Association. 

Articles in the National Law Review database by Thomas S. Hornig