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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.
… in favor of family practice doctor for failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.
… in favor of real estate broker based on seller’s breach of listing contract. Verdict affirmed on appeal- 2015AP2627.
Successfully moved Court to dismiss multi-count charge of possession of child pornography based on unlawful search warrant.
Won jury trial defending individual charged with Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer and Reckless Endangerment to Officer’s Safety.
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.