Abraham Lincoln advised lawyers to discourage their clients from litigation, and there is much wisdom in that counsel. But we know there are times when discussions and negotiation fail to reach a fair and reasonable resolution, and litigation (or arbitration) is the best available option. When that is the situation, we have the experience to move your matter forward expeditiously and cost effectively.

Significant Litigation Cases

In re: Western States Natural Gas Litigation
Represented substantial Wisconsin corporations and institutions in a multi-million dollar price fixing case.

Eschweiler v. Lavery
Highly favorable settlement at trial, involving an inter-family dispute over multi-million dollar lakefront estate property.

Super Group Packaging & Distribution Corp. v. Smurfit Stone Container Corp.
$3.7 million dollar federal jury verdict on behalf of a small Wisconsin corporation against a Chicago-based multi-national corporation.

Chibardun Telephone Co-op, Inc. v. CenturyTel Wireless of Wisconsin RSA #1, LLC
Summary judgment victory and victory on appeal for CenturyTel Wireless in an alleged breach of contract case.

Kramschuster v. Shawn E.
Summary judgment victory and victory on appeal for defendant in a wrongful death case.

Ware v. Schoone
Several hundred thousand dollar jury verdict for plaintiff in a partnership dispute.

Nischke v. Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust
Successfully represented bank in an environmental lender liability and toxic tort claim case.

Logan Productions, Inc. v. Optibase, Inc.
Successfully represented video producer before the trial court and the Seventh Circuit in its product failure claim against a video compression software/hardware manufacturer.

Baker v. Amoco Oil Co.
Summary judgment victory and victory on appeal before the Seventh Circuit for Amoco in a Petroleum Marketing Practices Act case.

Tesch v. General Motors Corp.
Successfully defended GM and MetLife at trial and on appeal before the Seventh Circuit in an ERISA denial-of-benefits claim case.

East Bay, Inc. v. Nike, Inc.
Summary judgment victory and victory on appeal before the Seventh Circuit for Nike in a Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law case.


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