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August 18, 2015Press Release

82 Michael Best Attorneys Named The Best Lawyers In America 2016

MILWAUKEE (August 18, 2015) - Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is proud to announce that 82 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in 53 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.     Arthur Gollwitzer III

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Austin, TX

2.     Jeffrey H. Brown

Advertising Law

Entertainment Law - Music

Chicago, IL

3.     Luke W. DeMarte

Entertainment Law - Music

Chicago, IL

4.     Daniel A. Kaufman

Employment Law - Management

Chicago, IL

5.     Charles A. Laff

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Trademark Law

Chicago, IL

6.     Brian P. Paul

Employment Law - Management

Chicago, IL

7.     Larry L. Saret

Litigation - Patent

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Chicago, IL

8.     Marshall J. Schmitt

Patent Law

Chicago, IL

9.     Martin L. Stern

Patent Law

Chicago, IL

10.  Michael A. Stiegel

Commercial Litigation

Chicago, IL

11.  J. Donald Best

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Madison, WI

12.  Linda H. Bochert

Environmental Law

Madison, WI

13.  Amy O. Bruchs

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Madison, WI

14.  Matthew C. Carlson

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Madison, WI

15.  David A. Crass

Environmental Law

Madison, WI

16.  Michael S. Green

Real Estate Law

Madison, WI

17.  David J. Hanson

Energy Law

Government Relations Practice

Health Care Law

Insurance Law

Madison, WI

18.  Jordan J. Hemaidan

Communications Law

Energy Law

Madison, WI

19.  Richard J. Langer

Trusts and Estates

Madison, WI

20.  Tod B. Linstroth

Corporate Law

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Venture Capital Law

Madison, WI

21.  Gregory J. Lynch

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Madison, WI

22.  Porter J. Martin

Energy Law

Madison, WI

23.  Hamang B. Patel

Tax Law

Madison, WI

24.  Ian A.J. Pitz

Commercial Litigation

Madison, WI

25.  John C. Scheller

Litigation - Patent

Madison, WI

26.  Ann Ustad Smith

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Madison, WI

27.  Sheila Boothby Stevens

Trusts and Estates

Madison, WI

28.  Mary C. Turke

Commercial Litigation

Madison, WI

29.  Teresa J. Welch

Biotechnology Law

Patent Law

Madison, WI

30.  William F. White

Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Real Estate Law

Madison, WI

31.  John D. Wilson

Energy Law

Madison, WI

32.  Scott C. Beightol

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

33.  Paul E. Benson

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Milwaukee, WI

34.  Peter L. Coffey

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

35.  David W. Croysdale

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Milwaukee, WI

36.  John D. Finerty, Jr.

Commercial Litigation

Milwaukee, WI

37.  Kelly M. Fortier

Immigration Law

Milwaukee, WI

38.  Alexander P. Fraser

Corporate Law

Milwaukee, WI

39.  Robert L. Gordon

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Milwaukee, WI

40.  Julie L. Gorens-Winston

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

41.  F. William Haberman

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

42.  Nancy Leary Haggerty

Real Estate Law

Milwaukee, WI

43.  Eric E. Hobbs

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Milwaukee, WI

44.  W. Charles Jackson

Banking and Finance Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

45.  Robert J. Johannes

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

46.  Amy Schmidt Jones

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

47.  Daniel S. Jones

Patent Law

Milwaukee, WI

48.  Bradley J. Kalscheur

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

49.  Jerome H. Kringel

Corporate Law

International Trade and Finance Law

Milwaukee, WI

50.  Raymond R. Krueger

Environmental Law

Milwaukee, WI

51.  David A. Krutz

Construction Law

Milwaukee, WI

52.  K. Thor Lundgren

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Milwaukee, WI

53.  Jonathan H. Margolies

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Milwaukee, WI

54.  Gordon K. Miller

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

55.  Thomas A. Miller

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Milwaukee, WI

56.  Robert W. Mulcahy

Labor Law - Management

Milwaukee, WI

57.  Thomas E. Obenberger

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Milwaukee, WI

58.  José A. Olivieri

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Education Law

Employment Law - Management

Immigration Law

Labor Law - Management

Milwaukee, WI

59.  Joseph Louis Olson

Commercial Litigation

Milwaukee, WI

60.  Todd E. Palmer

Environmental Law

Litigation - Environmental

Madison, WI

61.  J. Lewis Perlson

Trusts and Estates

Milwaukee, WI

62.  David R. Price

Patent Law

Milwaukee, WI

63.  Mitchell W. Quick

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

64.  Bret A. Roge

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Tax Law

Milwaukee, WI

65.  Eric H. Rumbaugh

Employment Law - Individuals

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

66.  Timothy G. Schally

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Tax Law

Milwaukee, WI

67.  Robert A. Schnur

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Tax Law

Milwaukee, WI

68.  Thomas W. Scrivner

Employment Law - Management

International Arbitration - Commercial

International Arbitration - Governmental

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Milwaukee, WI

69.  David B. Smith

Patent Law

Milwaukee, WI

70.  Charles P. Stevens

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Milwaukee, WI

71.  Brent A. Stork

Commercial Finance Law

Milwaukee, WI

72.  Martin P. Tierney

Tax Law

Milwaukee, WI

73.  Daniel J. Vaccaro

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Milwaukee, WI

74.  Stuart A. Fredman

Corporate Law

Salt Lake City, UT

75.  Brad R. Jacobsen

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Salt Lake City, UT

76.  Melinda A. Morgan

Litigation - Insurance

Salt Lake City, UT

77.  Lisa R. Petersen

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Salt Lake City, UT

78.  Steven R. Battenberg

Tax Law

Waukesha, WI

79.  Paul G. Hoffman

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Waukesha, WI


 

80.  Kevin P. Moran

Litigation - Patent

Patent Law

Waukesha, WI

81.  Charles B. Palmer

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Waukesha, WI

82.  Mark S. Poker

Trusts and Estates

Waukesha, WI

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