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As a former Assistant Attorney General with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, favorably negotiated a complex settlement involving six entities, three lawsuits and multi-million dollar claims.
Successfully defended a right-to-take challenge to an airport improvement project, navigated complex relocation issues, and obtained a writ of assistance from court after landowner refused to vacate the property.
Successfully challenged a large special assessment and increased just compensation for landowner whose land was condemned for municipal road project.
Increased a landowner’s just compensation payment by $200,000 over the condemnor’s original offer for a highway taking.
Representation of individual clients in hunting and fishing violations brought by WDNR wardens.
Represent lake districts in water level disputes
Representation of dam owners concerning operating order, litigation and dam removal.
Representation regarding bankruptcy issues and extensive contract claims, including work-outs with bankruptcy.
Act as general counsel for construction companies, engineering firms, aggregate and construction associations, and companies providing supplies to the construction industry.
Representation of aggregate companies in dispute over expansion of operations.
Helped clients through dispute resolution among shareholders.
Also handled clients numerous litigation claims on construction matters.
Representation of frac sand companies in permitting and litigation with neighboring property owners.
Representation of quarries in front of the Department of Justice over alleged storm water violations.
Represent property owners and dam owner in litigation over water levels.
Assisted with commercial contract issues and insurance coverage disputes over damage to buildings.
Represent businesses and individuals involved in litigation over the condemnation value of land against WisDOT along highways.
Dispute over unfunded mandates with Union resulting in settlement with the Union.