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Represented contractor in front of the Department of Justice. All the matters were resolved after significant negotiations, including one with a several-day mediation.
Hit and run caused shoulder fracture and rotator cuff injuries.
Case was tried before a rural jury for a paraplegic injured in a motor vehicle accident.
Representation of a financial institution in the acquisition of multiple sites and development of branch offices throughout Wisconsin.
Representation of a developer client in all phases of land acquisition, development, financing, construction and raising equity through a private placement of securities regarding a large apartment complex.
Attorney Ed Lawton and Attorney Don Murn represented a client in the successful completion of a $26.5 million refinance transaction. The transaction required the client to defease their existing mortgage loan. Attorney Lawton and Attorney Murn dealt with the complex array of loan and defeasance documents on behalf of their client to complete the transactions and also guided the client and the other parties through the complex multi-tier ownership structure that governed the underlying real estate asset.
Mr. Curtis delivered an oral argument before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the case of Ronald J. Dakter v. Dale L. Cavallino, et al. The courtroom video may be viewed on Wisconsin Eye‘s website.
Worked with a large manufacturing company regarding taking land on a major State highway. The company received better access onto their property and was extremely happy with the results.
Worked with a private family to more than double the amount of money the DOT had initially offered them on a condemnation along I-39.
Assisted airports throughout the state in getting pre-condemnation access to properties for purposes of surveying, soil testing and environmental investigation. Wisconsin does not have a statute as most states do regulating circumstances by which a condemner may access property during the pre-condemnation phase.
Successfully defended airports and electric transmission utilities throughout the state against claims alleging that an uneconomic remnant remains after the taking.