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Representation of municipal entities concerning annexations, inter-governmental cooperation, public works projects, public financing, utility regulation and tax incremental financing matters
Lead associate in pursuing a multimillion-dollar securities fraud claim against a limited partnership blind pool investment fund on behalf of a group of limited partners.
Engaged and currently assisting client with strategic reorganization involving a $30 million dollar private venture fund investor.
Representation of the owner of a significant multi-family apartment complex located in Florida in negotiating and structuring the refinancing the project with a national lender within a very short time frame
Representation of the owner of several large industrial buildings in negotiation of a long term complex lease with a national food manufacturing tenant
Representation of a technology licensing company in the negotiation and implementation of licensing contracts with new licensees in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and the Middle East
Representation of a large water park hotel developer in the development of a new water park resort with a variety of facilities
Represented large resort owners in conversion of several properties to hotel condominiums and structuring the sale of the units
Representation of local real estate developer in the purchase of a large tract of vacant land, annexation of the land into an adjoining municipality and development of three separate apartment projects on the property
Represented companies, majority shareholders and minority shareholders and members in freeze out, squeeze out and related shareholder oppression matters and business disputes
Represents airports throughout the state to acquire land rights necessary for airport improvement projects.
Represented owner preparing contract documents for $200 million dollar manufacturing facility
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.
Successfully defended insurance carriers in two-week jury trial and three-week jury trial against claims by separate insureds that the insurers wrongly denied policy benefits for abatement of toxic substances
Regular defense of financial institutions alleged to have violated the FDCPA, FCRA, TILA, Wisconsin Consumer Act, and other banking and collections statutes
Representation of lender in federal lawsuit to enforce its security interest in $2 million life insurance policy
Regular representation of lenders seeking recovery of secured business and personal assets, including vessels subject to federally registered first preferred ship’s mortgages.
Spearheaded bank’s sheriff-assisted replevin of a defaulted borrower’s inventory from $25,000+ sq. ft. warehouse.
Repeated representation of financial institutions in lawsuits addressing whether the sale of recovered collateral is commercially reasonable.
Representation of lender whose marine vessel replevin was featured in New York Times article.
Defense of insurers in first party lawsuits brought by insureds whose insurance claims were denied on grounds of fraud or arson
Successfully represented insurance carrier as first chair counsel in mass tort lawsuit arising out of the flooding of 1,400 vehicles at a fairgrounds concert