Foley Elects New Partners in Milwaukee

01 February 2007 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Firm Announces Six Attorneys Promoted To Partnership.

Foley announced today that six of the firm’s senior counsel in its Milwaukee office have been elected to partnership.

The new partners include:

Jason W. Allen is a member of the Business Law Department, the Finance & Financial Institutions Practice and the Energy Industry Team. He focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, finance and general corporate and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on transactions in the energy industry. His background in project and infrastructure finance transactions involves the acquisition, divestiture and financing of numerous domestic and international power projects.

Peter D. Fetzer is a member of the Business Law Department, the Transactional & Securities and Finance & Financial Institutions Practices, and the Energy Industry Team. He focuses his practice on general corporate and securities law with an emphasis on securities offerings, acquisitions and investment company and investment adviser representation. He regularly counsels issuers in public securities offerings, as well as companies buying and selling businesses.

David J.B. Froiland is a member of the Litigation Department and the Labor & Employment Practice. He represents employers throughout the country in all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on employee benefits litigation, reductions in force, and employment discrimination cases, including class action litigation. Froiland also counsels employers on plant closing issues, harassment issues, disability accommodation, problematic terminations and other workplace issues regarding the legal rights and obligations of employers.

Brian S. Kaas is a member of the Regulated Industries Department and the Insurance and Health Care Industry Teams. His practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate, transactional and regulatory insurance law. He also is experienced in the areas of reinsurance, runoff and commutation matters, captive companies, insurer insolvencies and corporate restructurings.

Zhu (Julie) Lee is a member of the Business Law Department and the firm’s Tax & Employee Benefits, International and Tax, Valuation & Fiduciary Litigation Practices. She counsels clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters. In addition, she advises clients on a variety of legal and business issues arising from doing business in China, including cross-border contracts, foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property protection, cross-border technology transfer, international tax planning and compliance and dispute resolution. She has frequently been a speaker on these topics.

Timothy L. Voigtman is a member of the Business Law Department and the Tax & Employee Benefits Practice and Tax, Valuation and Fiduciary Litigation Practices. He focuses on general corporate and tax law, including the business and tax consequences of the formation, ownership, operation, sale and reorganization of C corporations, S corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. He also has significant experience in the areas of taxation of executive compensation and like-kind exchanges as well as state and local taxation. Voigtman is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.