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Represented companies, majority shareholders and minority shareholders, and members in freeze out, squeeze out, and related shareholder oppression matters and business disputes
Represents airports throughout the state to acquire land rights necessary for airport improvement projects.
Represented owner preparing contract documents for $200 million dollar manufacturing facility
Received favorable decision from the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in Brown v. Acuity, a case in which he briefed and argued the issue of discretionary immunity. The Court accepted his argument, overturning a decision of the Court of Appeals, and establishing a bright line rule that operators of emergency vehicles are not authorized to ignore specific statutory mandates contained in the rules of the road.
Successfully defended insurance carriers in two-week jury trial and three-week jury trial against claims by separate insureds that the insurers wrongly denied policy benefits for abatement of toxic substances
Regular defense, including trial representation, of financial institutions alleged to have violated the FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, TILA, Wisconsin Consumer Act, and other banking and collections statutes
Representation of lender in federal lawsuit to enforce its security interest in $2 million life insurance policy
Regular representation of lenders seeking recovery of secured business and personal assets, including vessels subject to federally registered first preferred ship’s mortgages.
Spearheaded bank’s sheriff-assisted replevin of a defaulted borrower’s inventory from 25,000+ sq. ft. warehouse.
Repeated representation of financial institutions in lawsuits addressing whether the sale of recovered collateral is commercially reasonable.
Representation of lender whose marine vessel replevin was featured in New York Times article.
Defense of insurers in first party lawsuits brought by insureds whose insurance claims were denied on grounds of fraud or arson
Successfully represented insurance carrier as first chair counsel in mass tort lawsuit arising out of the flooding of 1,400 vehicles at a fairgrounds concert
Along with Axley Attorney Guy DuBeau, obtained a jury verdict of $1 million+ in damages in plaintiff’s suit against chemical manufacturer following two-week trial in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Represents parties in connection with indoor air quality issues, including Sick Building Syndrome, mold claims and litigation
Represents individuals and businesses in disputes with the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association against Lake District attempts to raise water level and flood out Thiebeau Hunting Club marsh
Numerous cases with Department of Justice involving environmental and construction issues
Represented a Wetland Association through Oral Argument at Supreme Court over water levels
Represented several trade associations with amicus briefs
Represented frac sand companies in acquisition, permitting, WDNR issues, and dispute resolutions
Represented subcontractor on DOT claims and facilitated settlement with DOT, General Contractor, and other subcontractors