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Represented owner of restaurant franchise in the sale of operating business and real estate and the 1031 exchange of real estate proceeds into a triple net leased industrial property.
Represented purchaser of portfolio of restaurant franchises in acquisition of businesses and various lease and guaranty modifications and landlord consent issues.
Represented hotel owner in sale of hotel to investor group.
Counseled clients regarding the OSHA silica rules including advice regarding employee notices, testing requirements, and medical surveillance requirements.
Successfully defended high profile winery at jury trial from multiple plaintiffs’ claims that they were exposed to histoplasmosis triggered by accumulations of bat guano.
Represented a community bank in a $3.6 million condominium construction loan.
Represented a hospitality developer in conventional and mezzanine loans in multiple phases of a resort facility.
Represented a national lender in a $20 million credit facility to fund an ESOP transaction for a multistate auto equipment wholesaler.
Acted as purchaser’s counsel in a veterinarian’s acquisition of its office building out of foreclosure.
Acted as lender’s counsel in a $15 million aggregate financing of three assisted living and memory care facilities.
Represented a regional leader in the refinancing of $130 million debt secured by a water park resort.
Represent solid waste company; biosolids, septage and manure haulers/applicators; and remediation and electronic demanufacturing companies in contract and land use issues.
Defended landfill owner in Wisconsin breach of contract litigation; obtained trial verdict that client responsible for $0 in damages despite court’s earlier finding that landfill did not comply with contract.
Successfully defended property insurer of Illinois bowling alley complex in first party insurance claim with over $2.8 million in property damage and lost business income claims.
Defended scaffold erector in claim arising from dust explosion in coal dust collector at a public utility in Wisconsin that seriously injured 8 construction workers.
Represented Illinois cooperative in two trucking accident fatalities; one claim successfully tried to verdict in Effingham County and the other successfully mediated in Cook County.
Successfully defended steel manufacturer in 4 week jury trial in Milwaukee County arising from the collapse of a warehouse and over $63 million in property damage claims.
… for the construction of a 180 mile transmission line from Middleton to La Crosse, Wisconsin.
… for several water and amusement parks in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
… in obtaining total dismissal of Fortune 500 mining company’s lawsuit in Illinois alleging fraud and breach of stock purchase agreement seeking over $10 million in damages.