New Hires, Promotions, Partners
Noelle A. Bobbe, Marquette 2012, has joined Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, as an associate in the real estate group.
Steven T. Chesebro, Marquette 2011, has joined Consigny Law Firm S.C., Janesville, as an associate focusing in probate, estate planning, business transactions, and family law.
Jacques C. Condon, Marquette 1999, has joined Nistler Law Office S.C., Brookfield, as a partner. The firm focuses on complex commercial, business, and real estate litigation.
Kelly Dancy, Marquette 2009, has joined Walny Legal Group LLC, Milwaukee, as an associate. Dancy’s practice areas include wills, trusts, marital property agreements, financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, and probate administration.
John P. D’Angelo, Creighton 2004, has become a shareholder with Stellpflug Law S.C., DePere, and focuses on criminal defense and family law.
Kirk L. Deheck, Marquette 2003, has been named a voting shareholder at Boyle Fredrickson, Milwaukee. His practice focuses on patent and trademark applications and intellectual property opinions and enforcement.
Douglas P. Dehler, U.W. 1991, has been elected a shareholder at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., Milwaukee, and focuses on business and class action litigation, whistleblower lawsuits, ERISA fiduciary litigation, and insurance matters.
Brandon Derry, Minnesota 2002, has been promoted to shareholder with the Madison office of Hupy and Abraham S.C., which focuses on personal injury matters.
Brian Drumm, Indiana 1999, has joined American Transmission Co., Waukesha, as associate general counsel focusing on corporate and policy issues before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Sharon Mollman Elliot, Indiana 1993, has joined Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLP, Madison, focusing on employment litigation and counseling and trade-secret and noncompetition-clause litigation and counseling. She previously was with the Madison office of Foley & Lardner LLP.
Patrick J. Fleis, Marquette 2003, has become a partner at Ryan Kromholz & Manion S.C., Brookfield, and focuses on medical and chemical patent procurement and client portfolio management.
Paul F. Heaton, Marquette 1990 summa cum laude, Maria L. Kreiter, Marquette 2004 cum laude, and John T. Reichert, Marquette 2002, have been elected shareholders at Godfrey & Kahn S.C. Heaton focuses on commercial disputes in the insurance and financial services industry. Kreiter focuses on complex business litigation in banking and financial services, corporate governance, consumer claims, and white-collar defense and internal investigations. Reichert focuses on corporate governance, capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and purchases, regulatory and compliance matters, commercial lending transactions, and general securities matters.
Summer Murshid, Georgetown 2009, and David Zoeller, U.W. 2007, have been promoted to shareholder at Hawks Quindel S.C., Madison. Murshid focuses on employment wage claims, discrimination claims, and union issues. Zoeller focuses on class actions, wage claims, Social Security disability appeals, and employment litigation.
Mike Koehler, U.W. 2000, has joined the Southern Illinois University School of Law faculty and focuses his research and scholarship on foreign corrupt practices. He previously was with the Butler University College of Business.
Jennifer B. Kreil, Notre Dame 2003, has become a shareholder at Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., Milwaukee, focusing on complex business and civil litigation.
Jessica Lewis, Chicago 2012, has joined the Madison office of Quarles & Brady LLP as an associate in the intellectual property practice group.
Laura M. Lyons, Marquette 2005, has been named a shareholder at Bell, Moore & Richter S.C., Madison, and continues to focus on insurance defense, civil litigation, and worker’s compensation.
Mark D. Malloy, William Mitchell 1999, has joined Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., Milwaukee, as a shareholder focusing on commercial litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability, and toxic tort matters.
Mollie A. Newcomb, Marquette 2001, has joined Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. Her practice focuses on protecting and managing the firm’s intellectual property assets.
Mary C. Pfotenhauer, U.W. 2009, has joined Miller & Miller LLC, Portage, as an associate focusing on real estate, estate planning, probate, collections and business law, municipal law, and nonprofit organizations.
Michelle Pierce, Marquette 2003, has been promoted to vice president and managing attorney at Assurant Health, Milwaukee.
Paul M. Ratzmann, Marquette 2004, has joined Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., as a senior partner. Ratzmann focuses on patent prosecution with an emphasis on mechanical and electromechanical components. He previously practiced with an intellectual property firm in Milwaukee.
Six attorneys have been named shareholders at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C. Richard W. Donner, Brooklyn Law School 2003, is with the real estate practice in Milwaukee. Rebecca E. Greene, U.W. 2004 magna cum laude, is with the employee benefits practice in Milwaukee. Robert W. Habich, Marquette 2004 cum laude, is with the real estate group in Waukesha. Jessica King, U.W. 2004 magna cum laude, is with the trusts and estates and international practices in Milwaukee. Adam R. Konrad, Cornell 2005, is with the business, international, and tax practices in Milwaukee. Justin Oeth, Ohio State 2004, is with the real estate practice in Madison.
John F. Salza, U.W. 1995, has been named a principal in the Milwaukee office of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, Milwaukee, heading the accounting methods tax service line.
John Stadler, U.W. 1988, has become a clinical assistant professor at Columbia College of Nursing, Glendale.
Mathew D. Suing, U.W. 2010, has joined Christenson and Allex LLC, Fitchburg, focusing on estate planning and settlement, elder law, special needs planning, and nonprofit and small business law.
James D. Sweet, U.W. 1978, has joined the Madison office of Kerkman & Dunn, representing corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and sole proprietors restructuring businesses and finances informally or in Chapter 11 proceedings.
Six attorneys have joined von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee. Julie A. Bernard, Michigan 2012 cum laude, focuses on intellectual property and general business and corporate matters. Patrick J. Bodden, Marquette 2009, focuses on business-planning and regulatory and transactional health care matters. William (Bill) O. Jackson, St. Louis 2009, focuses on health and business law. Brian W. Sammons,U.W. 2008, focuses on insolvency matters and workouts. Mark E. Schmidt, George Mason 2004 magna cum laude, focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis on corporate, labor and employment, and real estate and construction matters. Louis E. Wahl IV, Minnesota 2009 magna cum laude, focuses on banking, bankruptcy, and insolvency matters and workouts.
Tom Werlein, Minnesota 1989, has joined Medical Protective, Fort Wayne, Ind., as policy development counsel. He formerly was compliance manager for an insurer in northeast Wisconsin.
Mergers, Relocations, New Offices
Anastasi & Associates P.A., Stillwater, Minn., has changed its name to Anastasi Jellum P.A. and continues focusing on banking law and commercial lending.
MacGillis Wiemer LLC has moved to 11040 W. Bluemound Rd., Suite 100, Wauwatosa. The firm concentrates on family, labor and employment, litigation, and personal injury law.
Stephen M. Govin, Marquette 2003, has formed the Law Office of Stephen M. Govin LLC, 1110 N. Old World Third St., Suite 201, Milwaukee, focusing on criminal defense. He previously was a partner with Reddin, Singer & Govin LLP.
Schoenbohm Law S.C. has relocated to 516 E. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP has moved to 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., 32nd Floor, Milwaukee.
Thomas N. Shorter, Northeastern 1996, has been elected to the board of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a shareholder and chair of the health care practice group at Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Madison.
John Barlament, Duke 1997, made a presentation on the Affordable Care Act at the 22nd Annual National Health Benefits Conference & Expo in January. He is a partner with the employee benefits group of Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee.
Joseph S. Heino, Marquette 1982, has authored Intellectual Property for the Medical Professional. He is a shareholder with Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee,
Awards, Degrees, Honors
John W. Daniels Jr., Harvard 1974, received the Presidential Legacy Award from the National Bar Association in January. He is chair of Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee.
Paul Hoefle, U.W. 1981, received the Cliff Dochterman Rotarian Award for Scouting in recognition of being a role model and rendering distinguished and dedicated service to the Boy Scouts. He is with The Schroeder Group S.C., Waukesha.
Ryan D. Krumrie, Hamline 2007, received the Current’s Future 15 Award. He is with Hager, Dewick & Zuengler S.C., Green Bay.
Christine Bremer Muggli, Loyola 1982, received the David R. Obey Person of Principal Award, given annually to a person who demonstrates principled leadership, integrity, perseverance, and compassion and a passion for democratic and progressive values. She is with Bremer & Trollop Law Offices S.C., Wausau.
Pro Bono, Public Service
Boyle & Fredrickson, Milwaukee, is sponsoring the Hilltopper Robotics, a team of Milwaukee-area high school students who participate in robotics competitions. The firm focuses on intellectual property law.
Attorneys with Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee, volunteered at various nonprofit organizations in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Daniel Fernbach, U.W. 1968, Middleton, Dec. 13, 1942 – Dec. 3, 2012.
Carl E. Gerold, U.W. 1936, Englewood, Fla., Aug. 9, 1911 – Jan. 6, 2013.
O. Robert Hauser, U.W. 1965, Madison, Nov. 19, 1927 – Jan. 28, 2013.
Robert J. Joling, Marquette 1951, Green Valley, Ariz., Jan. 11, 1925 – Jan. 22, 2013.
Charles Blake Martin, Northwestern 1979, Wilmette, Ill., Jan. 28, 1948 – Dec. 19, 2012.
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