Vol. 79, No. 2, February
In the News
New Hires, Promotions, Partners
Rick Badger, U.W. 1994, has returned to Wisconsin
Council 40, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, after a 15-month deployment in Iraq with
the 620th Corps Support Battalion as the battalion's intelligence and
Christine Rew Barden, Indiana Univ.-Indianapolis
1995, has joined the Madison office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
as a shareholder in the estate planning department. She previously was
legal counsel and corporate secretary of Wrigley Management Inc.
Danielle M. Bergner, Marquette 2005, has joined de
la Mora & de la Mora, Elm Grove, and focuses on condominium,
municipal, and family law.
Chad T. Buehler, John Marshall 2004, has joined Krek
& Associates S.C., Jefferson, as an associate, focusing on family,
criminal, personal injury, and employment law. He previously was with
Hayes, Van Camp & Schwartz S.C., Madison.
Kristine Burck, Texas 1990, has joined the Madison
office of Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen S.C. as an associate,
focusing on insurance defense, employment law, and lemon law matters.
She previously was a claims attorney with American Family Mutual
Van de kamp
Timothy L. Stewart, U.W. 1997, has joined the Metro
Milwaukee office of DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. and focuses on
employee benefit and employment and labor relations law. Timothy
M. Van de Kamp, Marquette 2005, has joined the office as an
associate and focuses on business matters, real estate issues, and
Krista J. Ebbens, Iowa 2003, has joined Brady Corp.,
Milwaukee, as corporate attorney. She previously was with the Waukesha
office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Shannon A. Allen, U.W. 1995, and Jeremy P.
Levinson, U.W. 1997, have become shareholders at Friebert,
Finerty & St. John S.C., Milwaukee. Allen focuses on employment law
and commercial litigation. Levinson focuses on appellate, governmental,
and employment law and commercial litigation. Sheila M.
Conroy, Michigan 1991, has joined the firm as an associate and
focuses on employment law. She previously was with Franczek Sullivan
Catherine Mode Eastham, New York Univ. 1985, has
been promoted to vice president and general counsel of Froedtert &
Community Health, Milwaukee. She previously was general counsel.
Linda S. McPike, Northwestern 1992, has joined the
organization as associate general counsel. She previously worked for
Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman and von Brie-sen & Roper
Mimi C. Goller, Marquette 1993, has been promoted to
division counsel at Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Ill. She
concentrates on pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related patent law.
Rebecca C. Hutton, U.W. 1994, has joined the
U.W.-Madison Office of Administrative Legal Services as university legal
counsel and focuses on providing assistance to the U.W. medical school
and other health sciences schools. She previously was with the HIPAA
office at U.W.-Madison.
Jeffrey P. Kallio, Marquette 2005, has joined Fox,
O'Neill & Shannon S.C., Milwaukee, as an associate and will focus on
business and real estate matters.
Hal Karas, Northeastern 1978, has joined the real
estate practice in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
He focuses on negotiation and documentation of development, planned
community, and commercial real estate transactions, land use
entitlements, lending transactions, and workouts.
Kyle P. Kaufman, DePaul 2005, has joined Darrow,
Dietrich & Hawley S.C., Random Lake and Sheboygan, as an associate,
focusing on criminal and family law.
Rick Lavers, Michigan 1972, has been promoted to
chief financial officer and chief administrative officer at Coachmen
Industries Inc., Elkhart, Ind. He previously was executive vice
president and general counsel and secretary.
Joanne K. Leifheit, John Marshall 1995, has joined
Congdon, Walden, Schuster & Vaklyes S.C., Waukesha, as an associate,
practicing in estate planning, elder law, probate, guardianships, and
real estate. She previously had a solo practice in Waukesha.
Benjamin S. Longlet, U.W. 2001 magna cum laude, has
joined the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., as counsel to
the assistant attorney general in the criminal division. He previously
was an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Latham & Watkins
Danielle Machata, American Univ. 2001 cum laude, has
joined the Milwaukee office of Godfrey & Kahn S.C. in the corporate
law practice group and will focus on mergers and acquisitions, private
and public securities' offerings, and securities' compliance and
reporting. She previously was an associate with Dykema, Detroit.
James C. Morgenstern, Iowa 1978 with high honors,
has joined the Care-
Giver Partnership, Neenah, as secretary and vice president for law
and government affairs. He previously was vice president for safety,
quality, and consumer services for Kimberly-Clark Corp., Neenah.
Brant T. Maurer, Chicago-Kent 2001, has joined S.C.
Johnson & Son Inc., Racine, as patent counsel. He previously was
patent counsel with CNH America LLC, Racine.
Matthew L. MacKelly, Marquette 2001, and
Matthew R. Rosek, Marquette 2004, have joined McCoy
& Hofbauer S.C., Waukesha, as associates and will focus on complex
litigation, employment matters, and business disputes.
Laura S. Peck, Connecticut 1985, has joined Axley
Brynelson LLP, Madison, as a partner in the business practice group and
will focus on real estate and lending, business, and insurance
regulatory and compliance matters.
Kirsten Fagerland Pezewski, Marquette 1996, has been
promoted to shareholder at Heuer Law Offices S.C., Milwaukee, and
continues to focus on creditors' rights and subrogation.
Danielle M. Prato, U.W. 2001, has joined Kindt
Phillips Friedman & Fremgen S.C., Oshkosh, and focuses on business
law, contracts, real estate, wills, and estate planning.
Glenn M. Salvo, U.W. 2003, has joined the
Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP as an associate in the
trial group. He previously clerked for the Hon. John C. Shabaz, U.S.
District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
Evan Y. Lin, U.W. 1998, has become a shareholder
with Stellpflug, Janssen, Hammer, Kirschling, Bartels S.C., De Pere, and
continues to focus on estate planning, probate, business law, corporate
law, and real estate. Kathryn M. Reinhard, Hamline
2005, has joined the firm as an associate and will practice in
immigration law, real estate, family law, and general litigation.
John F. Salza, U.W. 1994 cum laude, has joined the
Milwaukee office of BDO Seidman LLP as a tax partner. He previously was
a senior manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Milwaukee.
Todd M. Cabelka, Marquette 1988, and Rebecca
G. Lyall, U.W. 1996, have joined Thorpe, Compton &
Christian S.C., Delavan, as associates. Cabelka focuses on labor and
employment law, higher education law, real estate, and business law. He
previously was associate counsel for the University of Maine System and
director of labor relations for the University of Southern Maine. Lyall
focuses on estate planning, elder law, real estate, and business
David C. Swanson, Michigan 1994, has been appointed
by Gov. Jim Doyle to the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission. Swanson
previously was an associate with the Milwaukee office of Quarles &
Debra Hatzialexiou Tollefson, Marquette 2005 cum
laude, has become an assistant attorney general with the Department of
Labor & Industry of the Washington State Attorney General's office
and focuses on industrial insurance appeals.
Carrie E. Turner, Marquette 2000, has joined Hall,
Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, Indianapolis, as an associate and
focuses on labor and employment law, health law, and litigation.
Roberta Dale-Wozniak, Hamline 2005, Ryan J.
Steffes, U.W. 2005, and Andrea M. Voelker,
U.W. 1998, have joined Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci S.C., Eau Claire,
as associates in the labor and employment and litigation sections,
focusing on public and private sector management-side labor law,
employment law, and municipal, school, and administrative law and
Amy E. Wochos, U.W. 1996 cum laude, has become a
partner with Piper & Schmidt, Milwaukee, and continues to focus on
insurance defense litigation.
Barbara Zabawa, U.W. 2001 with honors, has joined
the insurance and health care practice groups of LaFollette Godfrey
& Kahn, Madison. She previously clerked for the Hon. Barbara B.
Crabb, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
Mergers, Relocations, New Associations
Gregory J. Cook, Marquette 1976, has opened
Greg Cook Law Offices S.C., Milwaukee, focusing on
civil litigation on behalf of insurers, corporations, and individuals
and mediation and arbitration. He previously was a shareholder and
director with Kasdorf, Lewis & Swietlik S.C., Milwaukee.
Michael F. Hupy & Associates, Milwaukee, has
changed its name to Hupy and Abraham S.C. Shareholders
in the firm are Michael F. Hupy, Marquette 1972, and
Jason F. Abraham, Marquette 1992.
Legal Horizons LLC has relocated to 7400 W. State
St., Wauwatosa, and has opened a second office at 57 S. Main St.,
Hartford (formerly Smith Law Office). George E. Smith,
U.W. 1960, remains of counsel to the firm. Laurie Anne Lazich
Bigsby, Valparaiso 1988, and V. LaTawn Warsaw,
Marquette 2001, have joined the firm. Bigsby focuses on bankruptcy,
family law, probate, and estate planning. Warsaw focuses on criminal
law, family law, and estate planning.
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, La Crosse, has formed
a new government relations practice group to assist local clients with
economic development issues in Western Wisconsin.
Lori Ann Wagner, U.W. 1986, has formed
Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner LLP, which focuses on
information and records management and electronic discovery, and
practices with the firm's Minneapolis office. She formerly was a partner
with Faegre & Benson LLP.
The Ashland-Bayfield County Bar Association has elected the following
officers: president - John R. Carlson, Washburn; vice
president - David M. Ujke, Bayfield; and
secretary/treasurer - Joseph C. Crawford, La
Linda H. Bochert, U.W. 1974, has been appointed to
the Green Tier Advisors Committee of the Wisconsin Department of Natural
Resources. She is a partner with the Madison office of Michael Best
& Friedrich LLP and focuses on environmental law.
The Brown County Bar Association has elected the following officers:
president - Robert R. Gagan, Green Bay; president-elect
- Philip J. Danen, DePere; secretary - Jodi L.
Arndt; and treasurer - Angela J. Olson, both
of Green Bay.
Kathryn M. Buono, Marquette 1986, has been named to
the executive committee of Quarles & Brady LLP. She focuses on
mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments in the firm's
Milwaukee office and is chair of the corporate services practice
James Casey, Dayton 1988, has been elected to the
board of the National Council of University Research Administrators and
recently lectured on project management at the Dublin (Ireland)
Institute of Technology. He is executive director of the office of
sponsored programs at Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee.
Joseph P. Duffey, Marquette 1979, has been elected
chair of the board of St. Coletta of Wisconsin Inc., which provides
residential and occupational assistance to adults with developmental
disabilities. He is a shareholder in Duffey Law Office S.C.,
The Green County Bar Association has elected the following officers:
president - Brian D. Buchholtz; president-elect -
George Vernon; and secretary/treasurer - Todd
W. Schluesche, all of Monroe.
Arthur J. Harrington, U.W. 1975, has been appointed
to the Green Tier Advisors Committee of the Wisconsin Department of
Natural Resources. He is a shareholder with Godfrey & Kahn S.C.,
Milwaukee, in the environmental and energy law practice group.
Jeffery J. Makeever, John Marshall 1997, has been
appointed to the board of governors of the Riverfront Museum Park,
Rockford, Ill. He is a shareholder in the intellectual property
department of the Rockford office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren
Sally Merrell, Virginia 1980, has been named to the
board of the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee Inc. She is a partner
with the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP and focuses on
estate planning, probate, and charitable gift planning.
Richard J. Podell, U.W. 1969, has been appointed to
the ABA Commission on the Renaissance of Idealism in the Legal
Profession. He is with Richard J. Podell & Associates,
The Ozaukee County Bar Association has elected the following
officers: president - Dennis H. Milbrath, Cedarburg;
president-elect - Donald R. Fraker, Mequon; vice
president - Michael P. Herbrand, Grafton; secretary -
Corinne Kaplan, Mequon; and treasurer - R.
Douglas Stansbury, Cedarburg.
The Portage County Bar Association has elected the following
officers: president - Robert J. Shannon; vice president
- Brad P. Corbett; and secretary/treasurer -
Jenifer D. Binder, all of Stevens Point.
Harvey Wendel, U.W. 1963, has been appointed by the
Wisconsin Supreme Court to the Board of Administrative Oversight, which
monitors Wisconsin's attorney regulatory system. He is a partner with
Murphy Desmond S.C., Madison, and focuses on real estate development and
The Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers has elected the following
officers: president - Daniel A. Rottier, Madison;
president-elect - Robert L. Jaskulski, Milwaukee; vice
president - Christine Bremer Muggli, Wausau; secretary
- Mark L. Thomsen, Brookfield; treasurer - Paul
Gagliardi, Salem; and New Lawyers Section chair - Jon
The Wisconsin Association of Worker Compensation Attorneys Inc. has
elected the following officers: president - Thomas W.
Bertz, Stevens Point; president-elect - Charles E.
Hanson, La Crosse; secretary - Barry Stern,
Madison; and treasurer - John Griner, Milwaukee.
The Wisconsin Family Court Commissioners Association has elected the
following officers: president - Michael D. Onheiber,
Jefferson; vice president - Patricia M. Crowe, Madison;
and secretary/treasurer - Katherine M. Stewart,
Tomas A. Lipinski, Marquette 1984, has written
Copyright Law and the Distance Education Classroom (Scarecrow
Press Inc. 2005). He is codirector of and associate professor with the
Center for Information Policy Research at U.W.-Milwaukee.
Eunice Gibson, U.W. 1973, presented a paper on "Fire
Disasters: How Local Government Can Save Lives Through Code Enforcement
and Regular Inspections" at the World Jurist Association 22nd Congress
on the Law of the World in Beijing in September. She formerly was
Madison City Attorney.
Carlton D. Stansbury, Iowa 1990 with distinction,
spoke about Social Security and family law at the Iowa State Bar
Association's annual family law seminar in Des Moines. He is a
shareholder with Burbach & Stansbury S.C., Milwaukee, and focuses on
family law, collaborative law, mediation, and appellate work.
Carol Wessels, U.W. 1988, appeared on a November
episode of "The Dr. Phil Show," on which she discussed legal options for
families struggling with a family member's mental illness. She is with
Wessels Law Office LLC, Cedarburg, and focuses on elder and disability
Authors of The Wisconsin Business Advisor: Securities, Mergers,
and Acquisitions (State Bar CLE Books 2006) are Steven R.
Barth, Michigan 1984 cum laude, Foley & Lardner LLP,
Milwaukee; Jennifer L. Boatwright, Michigan 2002 cum
laude, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Dallas; Thomas L.
Frenn, Marquette 1976, and Shawn M. Govern,
Marquette 1991, Petrie & Stocking S.C., Milwaukee; Terry D.
Nelson, U.W. 1997, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison; and
Hoyt R. Stastney, Minnesota 1997 magna cum laude, and
Ryan L. Van Den Elzen, Notre Dame 2002 summa cum laude,
Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee. Michael M.
Berzowski, Marquette 1969, Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP,
Milwaukee, and Joseph W. Boucher, U.W. 1978, Neider
& Boucher S.C., Madison, were reviewers. Ralph
Anzivino, Case Western Reserve 1971, Marquette Law School, and
Frenn and Stastney were advisors.
Authors of the newly revised Wisconsin Discovery Law and
Practice (State Bar CLE Books 3d ed. 2006) are Marilyn M.
Carroll, Marquette 1992, Schott, Bublitz & Engel S.C.,
Brookfield; Robert B. Corris, Berkeley 1970, Robert B.
Corris S.C., Milwaukee; Stephen A. DiTullio, U.W. 1992,
DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison; Merrick R.
Domnitz, Hamline 1977, Domnitz & Skemp, Milwaukee;
Timothy W. Feeley, Marquette 1992, von Briesen &
Roper S.C., Milwaukee; Robert L. Gegios, U.W. 1981,
Kohner, Mann & Kailas S.C., Milwaukee; Robert L.
Jaskulski, Marquette 1988, and Mark S. Young,
Marquette 1976, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Milwaukee;
Mark M. Leitner, U.W. 1985, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek
S.C., Milwaukee; and John W. Markson, U.W. 1978, Bell,
Gierhart & Moore S.C., Madison.
Awards, Degrees, Honors
Barbara J. Becker, Marquette 1977 cum laude, and
Margaret Wrenn Hickey, U.W. 1986 cum laude, are
included in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America;
both have been included for at least 10 consecutive years. They also
have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics
Media Inc. and were named among the top 25 female lawyers in the state.
They are shareholders with Becker & Hickey S.C., Milwaukee.
Eighteen lawyers with DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. have been named
"2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. From the
Madison office: Brian L. Anderson, Jon P.
Axelrod, Denis P. Bartell, Dennis P.
Birke, Michael R. Davis, Stephen A.
DiTullio, Eric A. Farnsworth, Henry J.
"Hank" Handzel, Daniel W. Hildebrand,
Todd E. Palmer, Peter A. Peshek,
John E. Rashke, Gregory E. Scallon,
Anne T. Wadsack, and Michael W.
Wilcox. From the Metro Milwaukee office: Douglas H.
Frazer, Karen M. Schapiro, and Howard
William C. Gleisner III, Marquette 1974, received
the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Wisconsin
Academy of Trial Lawyers in December. He is with the Law Offices of
William C. Gleisner III, Milwaukee.
Two attorneys with Godfrey & Kahn S.C. are included in Who's
Who Legal USA - Insolvency and Restructuring 2006. Timothy
F. Nixon, U.W. 1990, is with the Green Bay office and is head
of the business finance and restructuring practice group and a member of
the corporate and litigation practice groups. Brady C.
Williamson, Georgetown 1975, is a member of the business
finance and restructuring practice group in the Madison office,
LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn.
Michael D. Golden, Marquette 1991, received an
M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
He is director of transportation, trade, and compliance at Mercury
Marine, Fond du Lac.
Fourteen attorneys with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. have been
named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. In
the Milwaukee office: Virginia M. Antoine,
Laurence J. Fehring, James M. Fergal,
Robert L. Habush, Robert L. Jaskulski,
Donald H. Slavik, and Mark S. Young.
In the Madison office: James R. Jansen, Daniel
A. Rottier, and Susan Ross Steingass. In the
Waukesha office: Michael J. Jassak. In the Appleton
office: John D. Murray. In the Green Bay office:
Ralph J. Tease Jr. In the Rhinelander office:
D. James Weis. Habush was named top trial attorney in
the state as well as one of the top 10 lawyers in the state. Rottier and
Young were named among the top 50 lawyers in the state. Steingass was
named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the state.
Two attorneys with the Milwaukee office of Hinshaw & Culbertson
LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics
Media Inc. Attorneys recognized are Michael P. Malone
and Tomislav Z. Kuzmanovi.
Three attorneys with Lawton & Cates S.C., Madison, have been
named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc.
Recognized attorneys are Victor M. Arellano,
Bruce M. Davey, and James A.
Jeffrey Hynes has been named a "2005 Wisconsin Super
Lawyer" by Law & Politics Media Inc. He is with Jeffrey S. Hynes
& Associates, Wauwatosa.
David B. Karp has been named a "2005 Wisconsin Super
Lawyer" by Law & Politics Media Inc. He also is included in the 2006
edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is with Karp, Karp
& Zirgibel S.C., Milwaukee.
Two attorneys with Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry S.C.,
Green Bay, have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law &
Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are George
Burnett and Gregory B. Conway.
Gregory Mager, Marquette 1997, received the 2004-05
Chair Award from the ABA Section of Family Law at the ABA's annual
meeting in Chicago in August. He is with Ansay, O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman,
DeJong S.C, Port Washington, and focuses on civil litigation, family
law, and mediation.
Six attorneys with Murphy Desmond S.C., Madison, have been named
"2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. The
recognized attorneys are Stephen Beilke,
Catherine Furay, William Mundt,
Robert Pasch, William Rameker, and
James Sweet. Furay also was named one of the top 25
female lawyers in the state. Beilke, Mundt, Rameker, Sweet, and
Richard Pitzner are included in the 2006 edition of
The Best Lawyers in America.
Forty attorneys with the Wisconsin offices of Michael Best &
Friedrich LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law
& Politics Media Inc. The recognized attorneys are Scott C.
Beightol, Paul E. Benson, Linda H.
Bochert, Jackson M. Bruce Jr., John A.
Busch, Nathaniel Cade Jr., David J.
Cannon, David W. Croysdale, David L.
De Bruin, Scott H. Engroff, John D.
Finerty Jr., Robert L. Gordon, Charles
P. Graupner, F. William Haberman,
Nancy Leary Haggerty, Eric E. Hobbs,
Michael E. Husmann, Richard Z.
Kabaker, Grant C. Killoran, Raymond R.
Krueger, Richard J. Langer, James S.
Levin, Jonathan O. Levine, Paul F.
Linn, Tod B. Linstroth, Jonathan H.
Margolies, Robert W. Mulcahy, Thomas
E. Obenberger, J. Lewis Perlson, Mark
S. Poker, Mitchell W. Quick, Timothy
G. Schally, Katherine W. Schill,
Robert A. Schnur, Thomas W. Scrivner,
Ann Ustad Smith, Billie Jean Smith,
Charles P. Stevens, James R. Troupis,
and William F. White. Bochert was named one of the top
25 female lawyers in the state, and Perlson was named one of the top 50
lawyers in the state.
Fifty-three attorneys with the Milwaukee office of Quarles &
Brady LLP have been named "2005 Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law &
Politics Media Inc. Recognized attorneys are Patricia K.
Ballman, John T. Bannen, Andrew M.
Barnes, Darryl S. Bell, Kathryn M.
Buono, Daniel E. Conley, Gerald E.
Connolly, Frank J. Daily, John W.
Daniels Jr., James F. Daly, Bruce C.
Davidson, Jeffrey O. Davis, Kevin A.
Delorey, Robert H. Duffy, Julianna
Ebert, Matthew J. Flynn, Chris K.
Gawart, Conrad G. Goodkind, Michael J.
Gonring, Kathleen A. Gray, Kenneth V.
Hallett, Lawrence J. Jost, David B.
Kern, David L. Kinnamon, Daniel J.
LaFave, Michael H. Lappin, Fredrick G.
Lautz, Ely A. Leichtling, John H.
Lhost, Henry J. Loos, Larry J.
Martin, Thomas P. McElligott, Michael
S. McCauley, Sally C. Merrell, Jeffrey
Morris, Mary Pat Ninneman, Richard C.
Ninneman, Michael J. Ostermeyer, W.
Stuart Parsons, Nancy K. Peterson,
Joseph E. Puchner, Stephen E. Richman,
John A. Rothstein, Patrick M. Ryan,
Carl R. Schwartz, Walter J. Skipper,
Rebecca A. Speckhard, Paul J.
Tilleman, Eric J. Van Vugt, Arthur A.
Vogel Jr., Ronald L. Wallenfang, David
D. Wilmoth, and Brian D. Winters. Ballman,
Gray, Merrell, Mary Pat Ninneman, and Speckhard were named among the top
25 female lawyers in the state. Bannen, Daniels, Lappin, and Parsons
were named among the top 50 lawyers in the state. Daily was named one of
the top 10 lawyers in the state.
Art Law Conversations, by Elizabeth T.
Russell, Pace 1986, has been included on the 2005 list of
outstanding academic titles by CHOICE magazine, a publication of the
Association of College and Research Libraries. Russell has a solo
practice in Madison.
Six attorneys with Stafford Rosenbaum LLP have been named "2005
Wisconsin Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Media Inc. Recognized
attorneys are Brian Butler, Robert
Horowitz, Richard Nordeng, Daniel
Stolper, Daphne Webb, and Joseph
Wright. Webb was named one of the top 25 female lawyers in the
Tony Welhouse, U.W. 1977, has been selected for
inclusion in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
He is with Welhouse Law Office, Appleton, and focuses on worker's
compensation and Social Security disability matters.
Pro Bono, Public
Michael F. Hupy & Associates S.C. (now Hupy and
Abraham S.C.) distributed 100 Thanksgiving food baskets in Milwaukee and
also donated funds to the Hunger Task Force and Second Harvest.
Employees of the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner
LLP gave up their traditional Thanksgiving staff luncheon and
instead donated funds for Thanksgiving dinners provided by the Cathedral
of St. John the Evangelist, the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, St. Benedict
the Moor Catholic Church, and Faith Fellowship Baptist Church.
Milton R. Bordow, U.W. 1951, Milwaukee, July 7, 1923
- Nov. 12, 2005.
Hon. Edwin C. Dahlberg, U.W. 1949, Beloit, April 22,
1923 - Nov. 27, 2005.
Michael J. Hartwig, U.W. 2004, Madison, Feb. 5, 1976
- Dec. 3, 2005.
James A. Jacobson, U.W. 1952, East Troy, Aug. 1,
1923 - Dec. 3, 2005.
John J. McWilliams, Marquette 1970, Janesville, May
13, 1941 - July 22, 2005.
Francis D. Papenfuss, U.W. 1966, La Crosse, Jan. 21,
1942 - Sept. 10, 2005.
Hon. Peter G. Pappas, U.W. 1946, La Crosse, Sept.
18, 1917 - Aug. 31, 2005.
Brett C. Petranech, U.W. 1997, Madison, Sept. 10,
1965 - Sept. 13, 2005.
Ann C. Richtman, Hamline 1981, Superior, Dec. 11,
1948 - Oct. 23, 2005.
Robert F. Strauss, Illinois 1974, Minneapolis, April
30, 1949 - June 9, 2005.
Gilda B. Shellow, Marquette 1962, Milwaukee, Oct.
20, 1928 - July 17, 2005.