Client Successes

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Underwriter’s Counsel in $130M Bond Issuance

Assisted as underwriter’s counsel in a $130 million bond issuance by a state authority

$15M Leasehold Financing of Educational Facility

Represented a local lender in a $15 million leasehold financing of a public/private educational facility

ESOP Transaction for Multistate Convenience Store Operator

Represented a national lender in a $37 million credit facility to fund an ESOP transaction for a multistate convenience store operator

Aggregate of $150M in Development and Mini-Permanent Loans

Represented a regional lender group in an aggregate of $150 million in development and mini-permanent loans to hospitality industry borrower (hotel, timeshare and water park facility)

$15M Loan Workout

Represented a local bank in a loan workout of 23 business and real estate loans to 13 related entities in Wisconsin aggregating approximately $15 million

No Negligence – Slip-and-Fall

Represented insurance company and its insured in regards to a slip-and-fall which occurred in the insured’s home. Plaintiff’s counsel offered to settle the case based on a 90-10 liability split against the insured. The Dane County jury determined that the insured was not negligent and the Plaintiff was solely negligent. The Plaintiff rejected an offer of over $20,000 and instead received no recovery.

Art Kurtz
Long Distance Placement Modification

Won a post-judgment motion to relocate a child across the country based on client’s concerns that child’s educational needs were not currently being met.

Grandparent Visitation

Obtained formal visitation rights for grandparent.

Complex Maintenance Buy-Out

Negotiated a favorable maintenance buy-out to minimize client’s potential exposure.

Post-Divorce Child Support Modification

Prevented a former spouse from modifying child support shortly after the divorce was granted, despite the former spouse’s loss of employment.

Post-Divorce Maintenance Modification

Prevented a former spouse from re-opening the divorce judgment to request maintenance modification when maintenance was previously held open.

Elder Abuse Injunction

Successfully obtained four-year injunctions in case involving harassment, financial exploitation and emotional abuse of a parent by the child.

Kathryn Grigg
Family Law
Frac Sand Permitting

Assisted frac sand developer in Eau Claire County, WI to prevail on appeal of decision of Town Board initially denying development proposal.

Mitch Olson
Mergers and Acquisitions in Various Industries

Handled mergers and acquisitions involving community associations, transportation companies, service companies and manufacturing companies.

Established Large Condominium Timeshare Plan

Established a large condominium timeshare plan for a condominium association.

Contract Negotiation and Drafting for Major Landfills

Handled the negotiation and drafting of contracts for two major landfills in Wisconsin while representing municipalities.

No Jail Time – Breaking and Entering/Theft of Jet Ski

A juvenile client was charged with multiple offenses including, Burglary, Felony Theft, Destruction of Property, Obstructing a Police Investigation, among other charges.

Mr. Walsh obtained a disposition of the case whereby the client had no criminal record and no jail times; the client paid a fine and provided community service to a nonprofit group.

25 Hours of Community Service for Burglary

Represented a juvenile who was arrested for participating in a burglary with two others. While in custody he admitted to the crime. We obtained a Consent Decree for a deferred prosecution and client performed 25 hours of community service.

Felony Thefts from Interstate Commerce: Case Dismissed

Defended a client in a Federal Court criminal trial involving felony charges of theft from an interstate shipment (a federal offense). At trial the FBI presented video surveillance of the client unloading merchandise from the rear of a commercial semi-tractor trailer. Obtained a directed verdict and all charges were dismissed.

Homicide/Hit and Run: Minimal Jail Time

Defended a client charged with felony homicide by intoxicated driving and hit and run. Client struck a pedestrian during a snow storm and left the scene. Obtained a 30 day sentence and probation for the client.