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August 19, 2014Press Release

Michael Best Attorneys Named The Best Lawyers in America© 2015

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is proud to announce that 82 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in over 50 different areas of legal practice nationwide. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The list of attorneys is compiled by conducting in-depth peer-review surveys, in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Attorney

Practice Area

Office

1.  Donald Best

Litigation- Intellectual Property; Litigation- Patent

Madison, WI

2.  Linda H. Bochert

Environmental Law

Madison, WI

3.  Amy O. Bruchs

Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management

Madison, WI

4.  Matthew Carlson

Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Madison, WI

5.  David A. Crass

Environmental Law

 

Madison, WI

6.  Michael S. Green

Real Estate Law

 

Madison, WI

7.  David J. Hanson

Energy Law; Government Relations Practice; Health Care Law; Insurance Law

Madison, WI

8.  Jordan J. Hemaidan

Communications Law; Energy Law

 

Madison, WI

9.  Richard J. Langer

Trusts and Estates

Madison, WI

 

10.  Tod B. Linstroth

Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law

Madison, WI

11.  Gregory J. Lynch

Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law

Madison, WI

12.  Porter J. Martin

Energy Law

Madison, WI

13.  Todd E. Palmer

Environmental Law; Litigation- Environmental

Madison, WI

14.  Hamang B. Patel

Tax Law

Madison, WI

15.  Ian A.J. Pitz

Commercial Litigation

Madison, WI

16.  John C. Scheller

Litigation- Patent

Madison, WI

17.  Ann Ustad Smith

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Right/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation- Banking and Finance; Litigation Bankruptcy

Madison, WI

18.  Sheila Boothby Stevens

Trusts and Estates

Madison, WI

19.  Mary C. Turke

Commercial Litigation

Madison, WI

20.  Teresa J. Welch

Biotechnology Law; Patent Law

Madison, WI

21.  William F. White

Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation- Land Use and Zoning; Real Estate Law

 

Madison, WI

22.  John D. Wilson

Energy Law

 

Madison, WI

23.  Scott C. Beightol

Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

24.  Paul E. Benson

Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Milwaukee, WI

25.  John A. Busch

Commercial Litigation

Milwaukee, WI

26.  Peter L. Coffey

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

27.  David W. Croysdale

Employment Law-Management; Labor Law- Management

Milwaukee, WI

28.  John D. Finerty, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Milwaukee, WI

29.  John E. Flanagan

Antitrust Law; Litigation-Antitrust

Milwaukee, WI

30.  Kelly M. Fortier

Immigration Law

Milwaukee, WI

31.  Alexander P. Fraser

Corporate Law

Milwaukee, WI

32.  Robert L. Gordon

Litigation and Controversy-Tax

Milwaukee, WI

33.  Julie L. Gorens-Winston

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

34.  Charles P. Graupner

Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation- Land Use and Zoning; Litigation- Municipal; Litigation- Real Estate

 

Milwaukee, WI

35.  F. William Haberman

Litigation- Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates

 

Milwaukee, WI

36.  Nancy Leary Haggerty

Real Estate Law

 

 

Milwaukee, WI

37.  Eric E. Hobbs

Employment Law- Management; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment; Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers

Milwaukee, WI

38.  W. Charles Jackson

Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

39.  Robert J. Johannes

Corporate law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

40.  Amy Schmidt Jones

Employment Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

41.  Raymond R. Krueger

Environmental Law

Milwaukee, WI

42.  David A. Krutz

Construction Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

43.  Paul A. Lucey

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation- Bankruptcy

 

Milwaukee, WI

44.  Thor Lundgren

Corporate law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

45.  Jonathan H. Margolies

Commercial Litigation; Litigation- Intellectual Property; Litigation- Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

46.  Thomas A. Miller

Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation- Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

47.  Gordon K. Miller

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

48.  Geoffrey R. Morgan

Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law

Milwaukee, WI

49.  Robert W. Mulcahy

Labor Law- Management

Milwaukee, WI

50.  Thomas E. Obenberger

Employment Law-Management, Labor Law- Management

Milwaukee, WI

51.  José A. Olivieri

Administrative/Regulatory Law; Education Law; Employment Law- Management; Immigration Law

Milwaukee, WI

52.  Joseph Louis Olson

Commercial Litigation

Milwaukee, WI

53.  J. Lewis Perlson

Trusts and Estates

 

Milwaukee, WI

54.  David R. Price

Patent Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

55.  Mitchell W. Quick

Employment law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment

 

Milwaukee, WI

56.  Bret A. Roge

Business Organizations; Tax Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

57.  Eric H. Rumbaugh

Employment Law- Individuals; Employment Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment

 

Milwaukee, WI

58.  Timothy G. Schally

Litigation and Controversy- Tax; Tax Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

59.  Robert A. Schnur

Litigation and Controversy- Tax; Tax Law

 

Milwaukee, WI

60.  Thomas W. Scrivner

Employment Law- Management; International Arbitration- Commercial; International Arbitration- Governmental; Labor Law- Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

61.  David B. Smith

Patent Law

Milwaukee, WI

62.  Charles P. Stevens

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Milwaukee, WI

63.  Brent A. Stork

Commercial Finance Law

Milwaukee, WI

64.  Daniel J. Vaccaro

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Milwaukee, WI

65.  Steven R. Battenberg

Tax Law

Waukesha, WI

66.  Paul G. Hoffman

Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Waukesha, WI

67.  Kevin P. Moran

Litigation- Patent; Patent Law

Waukesha, WI

68.  Charles B. Palmer

Employment Law- Management; Labor Law Management; Litigation- Labor and Employment; Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers

Waukesha, WI

69.  Mark S. Poker

Trusts and Estates

Waukesha, WI

70.  Jeffrey H. Brown

Advertising Law; Entertainment Law- Music

Chicago, IL

71.  Luke W. DeMarte

Entertainment Law- Music

Chicago, IL

72.  Arthur

Gollwitzer III

Litigation- Intellectual Property

Chicago, IL

73.  Daniel A. Kaufman

Employment law- Management

Chicago, IL

74.  Charles A. Laff

Litigation- Intellectual Property; Litigation- Patent; Trademark Law

Chicago, IL

75.  Brian P. Paul

Employment Law-Management

Chicago, IL

76.  Larry L. Saret

Litigation-Patent Law; Trademark Law; Patent Law

Chicago, IL

77.  Martin Stern

Patent Law

Chicago, IL

78.  Michael A. Stiegel

Commercial Litigation

Chicago, IL

79.  Steven Teplinsky

Employment Law- Management

Chicago, IL

80.  Stuart A. Fredman

Corporate Law

Salt Lake City, UT

81.  Brad R. Jacobsen

Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisition Law

Salt Lake City, UT

82.  Melinda A. Morgan

Litigation- Insurance

Salt Lake City, UT

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