Foley Madison and Milwaukee Office Attorneys Named 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

09 December 2011 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that 12 Madison office attorneys and 31 Milwaukee office attorneys have been named Wisconsin Super Lawyers in the December 2011 issue of Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, one attorney from the firm’s Madison office and five Milwaukee office attorneys have been named 2011 Wisconsin Rising Stars.

Among the Foley attorneys named Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 33 have been included for five or more years. Of those 33 attorneys, 19 have been included for seven consecutive years since the first publication of Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine in 2005. All attorneys named below are listed along with their primary practices, as classified by Super Lawyers.

The Madison attorneys named 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers are:

  • Allen A. Arntsen, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Gordon Davenport, III, Business Litigation
  • Bradley D. Jackson, Utilities
  • Daniel A. Kaplan, Employment & Labor
  • Gregory F. Monday, Estate Planning & Probate
  • David W. Reinecke, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Blaine R. Renfert, Business/Corporate
  • Anne E. Ross, Business/Corporate
  • Jeffrey A. Simmons, Business Litigation
  • Naikang Tsao, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Michael B. Van Sicklen, Business Litigation
  • Paul T. Wrycha, Securities & Corporate Finance

The Milwaukee attorneys named 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers are:

  • William J. Abraham Jr., Business/Corporate
  • Michael J. Aprahamian, Business Litigation
  • Steven R. Barth, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Linda E. Benfield, Environmental
  • Bernard J. Bobber, Employment & Labor
  • Ralf-Reinhard Boer, Employment & Labor
  • Michael A. Bowen, Business Litigation
  • Mary K. Braza, Entertainment & Sports
  • John F. Callan, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Jon P. Christiansen, Franchise/Dealership
  • Keith A. Christiansen, Estate Planning & Probate
  • James R. Clark, Business Litigation
  • George A. Dionisopoulos, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Richard S. Florsheim, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Benjamin F. Garmer, III, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Michael G. Halfenger, Appellate
  • Michael W. Hatch, Real Estate
  • Emory Ireland, Business/Corporate
  • Stanley S. Jaspan, Employment & Labor
  • Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
  • Maureen A. McGinnity, Tax
  • Brian W. McGrath, Land Use/Zoning
  • James T. McKeown, Antitrust Litigation
  • Jamshed J. Patel, Tax
  • Patrick G. Quick, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Jay O. Rothman, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Nancy J. Sennett, Securities Litigation
  • Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., General Litigation
  • Mark A. Thimke, Environmental
  • Adam J. Wiensch, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Trevor J. Will, Class Action/Mass Torts

The Madison attorneys named 2011 Wisconsin Rising Stars are:

  • Paul S. Hunter, Intellectual Property

The Milwaukee attorneys named 2011 Wisconsin Rising Stars are:

  • Frank W. DiCastri, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Kristine L. Havlik, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Kadie M. Jelenchick, Intellectual Property
  • Bartholomew F. Reuter, Insurance Coverage
  • John E. Turlais, Corporate Governance & Compliance

Attorneys named to the distinguished list of Wisconsin Super Lawyers represent the top five percent of legal professionals practicing in the state. Attorneys who are named Wisconsin Rising Stars include the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

To compile its annual list, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is part of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff and a peer review of candidates by practice area. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through independent research.


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