Client Successes

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Contract Preparation – $200M Manufacturing Facility

Represented owner preparing contract documents for $200 million dollar manufacturing facility

Favorable Decision – Discretionary Immunity – Supreme Court of Wisconsin

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.

Mike Riley
Personal Injury
Jury Verdict – $1 Million+ in Damages – Plaintiff’s Suit Against Chemical Manufacturer

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

Andrew Clarkowski
Litigation
Indoor Air Quality Issues

Represents parties in connection with indoor air quality issues, including Sick Building Syndrome, mold claims and litigation

IRS / Wisconsin Department of Revenue Disputes

Represents individuals and businesses in disputes with the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association

Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association against Lake District attempts to raise water level and flood out Thiebeau Hunting Club marsh

Buck Sweeney
Environmental
Environmental & Construction Issues

Numerous cases with Department of Justice involving environmental and construction issues

Buck Sweeney
Construction, Environmental
Represented Wetland Association over Water Levels at Supreme Court

Represented a Wetland Association through Oral Argument at Supreme Court over water levels

Buck Sweeney
Construction, Environmental, Water Law
Amicus Briefs

Represented several trade associations with amicus briefs

Buck Sweeney
Acquisition, Permitting, WDNR Issues & Dispute Resolutions

Represented frac sand companies in acquisition, permitting, WDNR issues, and dispute resolutions

DOT Claims

Represented subcontractor on DOT claims and facilitated settlement with DOT, General Contractor, and other subcontractors

Buck Sweeney
Construction, Wisconsin DOT
Federal Lawsuit Dismissal

Obtained dismissal of federal lawsuit against County by resident claiming unlawful repossession of vehicles

Insurance Coverage Dispute

Successfully represented trucking company in insurance coverage dispute and obtained an additional $2 million of coverage

Miller Act

Successfully represented business in Miller Act claim for collection of money owned for work performed on a federal construction project

Excessive Force

Obtained jury verdict in favor of Deputy Sheriff accused of excessive force

Dismissal – Federal Lawsuit – Liquor License

Obtained dismissal of federal lawsuit filed by tavern against City that refused to issue liquor license because of prior problems with its license

Dismissal – Federal Lawsuit – Confinement Conditions

Obtained dismissal of federal lawsuit filed by prisoner regarding conditions of confinement

Insurance Dispute

Successfully represented business in insurance coverage dispute and obtained coverage for business

Litigation
Severance Pay

Successfully defended employer in claims asserted by former employee regarding severance pay

Labor & Employment
Federal Due Process Rights

Successfully defended municipal employer where employee claimed a violation of federal due process rights