Client Successes

Misrepresentation & Misappropriation Claims

Litigated and resolved various misrepresentation and misappropriation claims against a business client involved in the non-emergent medical transport industry.

Heath Straka
Litigation
Motorcycle Vs. Car

Successfully litigated a motorcycle versus car accident case for a man who suffered a closed head injury.

Cat Bite

Successfully litigated a case involving a woman who was bitten by a cat and had to undergo a series of rabies shots.

Heath Straka
Dog Bites, Personal Injury
$500,000 Motor Vehicle Case

Successfully litigated a motor vehicle crash case for $500,000 involving an elderly man who suffered injuries to his lungs.

Heath Straka
Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Car Door Bicycle Accident

Successfully litigated a bicycle accident case for an individual who was severely injured by a door being opened by a parked car.

Heath Straka
Personal Injury
Residential Real Estate Disputes

Secured settlement in excess of $500,000 in the representation of homeowners against sellers, home inspector, and former contractor on claims involving the failure to disclose severe water damage during sale of home.

Appellate Adovocacy – Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Successfully represented telecommunications technology company in reversing default judgment entered against it under the TCPA.

Negotiation of Right of First Refusal

Represented developer and manager of hotel in connection with investment in project by outside investor involving negotiation of right of first refusal and other agreements.

Edward Lawton
TIF Development Agreements

Represented several developers in drafting and negotiation of TIF development agreements with Wisconsin municipalities and in negotiation and drafting of related bank financing using “pay as you go” TIF payments as collateral.

Edward Lawton
Frac Sand & Resort Land Assemblage Transactions

Represented purchasers in large frac sand and resort land assemblage transactions in Wisconsin and Texas.

Edward Lawton
Counseled Executives of Large Companies

Counseled numerous executives of large companies regarding compensation, non-compete agreements, equity ownership, deferred compensation, and related issues.

Edward Lawton
Negotiations & Drafting Earnout Arrangment

Represented purchaser of staffing and recruiting agency including negotiation and drafting of complex earnout arrangement.

Edward Lawton
Regional Lumber Yard Operation Roll Up Transaction

Represented large lumber yard operator as purchaser in roll up transaction of regional lumber yard operation.

Edward Lawton
Liquor License Regulations

Counseled clients in liquor license regulations (City of Madison and other municipalities) including in connection with resort and hotel management arrangements.

Edward Lawton
Construction Loan & Permanent Loan Financing Transactions

Represented commercial property developers in significant construction loan financing transactions (banks) and permanent loan financing transactions (life insurance companies).

Edward Lawton
Industrial Revenue Bond Financing Transactions

Represented industrial borrowers in industrial revenue bond financing transactions.

Edward Lawton
Investment Agreement Negotiation

Represented owner of hotel in negotiating agreements for investment by the third party manager in the hotel ownership entity.

Edward Lawton
1031 Exchange Transactions

Represented numerous commercial property owners in 1031 exchange (Starker) transactions including parking arrangements.

Edward Lawton
Large Industrial Building Sale in SE Wisconsin

Represented seller of a large industrial building located in southeast Wisconsin in the sale of the property involving a complex pre-closing occupancy arrangement resolution of title issues, and 1031 exchange as to sale proceeds.

Edward Lawton
Midwest Transportation Service Acquisition

Represented purchaser in a stock acquisition of a Midwest transportation services business.