Service Areas

We serve business clients ranging from closely-held and family-owned businesses to large corporations. Our breadth of experience allows us to counsel clients throughout the business life-cycle—including through formation, expansion, and sale—and in all areas of business law.

  • Core Business Services

    From formation and operation, to expansion and succession, we assist clients in every step of running their business, helping them minimize risk and maximize profits.

  • Construction Law

    Our attorneys help manage construction projects, including the construction of shopping centers, supermarkets, convenience stores, financial institutions, public schools, and municipal projects.

  • Immigration

    When the employee you need is a foreign national, our Business Immigration attorneys can help. We have a unique understanding of the employment-related immigration issues facing not only private businesses, but also public sector employers (including schools and municipalities).

  • Intellectual Property Law

    We help clients identify their intellectual assets and protect these assets under the law. We also maintain an excellent network of associations which assists us in protecting these assets around the world.

  • Labor & Employment Law

    Whether it's related to hiring, managing, terminating, or litigating, we help employers prevent and resolve legal issues so they can maintain a stable, productive workplace.

  • Litigation

    We have experience in all types of litigation, making us full service in this area. We have successfully tried hundreds of cases before juries, judges and arbitrators in federal and state courts throughout Wisconsin.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

    Our experienced Mergers and Acquisitions team assists both buyers and sellers with a full range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, buy-outs, spin-offs, mergers, recapitalizations and reorganizations.

  • Real Estate & Land Use

    We represent clients in all aspects of the commercial real estate process, including buyers and sellers, landlord and tenants, developers and municipalities, title insurance companies, and real estate brokers.

  • Tax Law

    Our attorneys help clients accomplish their financial objectives through tax planning and represent clients involved in tax litigation and controversies.

Select Industries

We serve a wide variety of businesses across countless industries. Our industry-focused approach allows us to serve these clients with a clear understanding of the complex rules and regulations that shape their unique legal landscape. Below are some industries and business types we work with extensively.

  • Agribusiness

    We know today’s farming environment presents many new opportunities and challenges. Our attorneys work with farmers, their suppliers, distributors, and families on a wide range of issues.

  • Banking

    For over 40 years, we have advised community banks on all aspects of their business. We understand the complex industry that is community banking.

  • Emerging Companies

    We assist start-up companies throughout their growth process, from the nuanced and technical issues early start-ups face through the many stages of expansion, sale, and merger.

  • Energy

    Our energy group represents municipal utilities, joint action agencies, and electric cooperatives on a wide range of matters, including contract negotiation, project development (both renewable and conventional resources), and utility formation and acquisition.

  • Franchise & Dealership

    For over 35 years, we have protected clients and represented them in the exercise of their rights. We know how dealerships and franchises operate as well as the issues they face in many industries, from automobile and farm equipment dealerships, to food and beverage and retail.

  • Health

    Our experience in the health care industry includes serving HMOs, representing medical groups and health care providers, medical device manufacturers, and software developers.

  • Manufacturing & Tech

    Our familiarity with the manufacturing and technology sector allows us to advise clients in many areas, including core business law, employment law, IP protection, and litigation.

  • Nonprofit

    From initial formation and planning to operational and transactional issues, we are experienced in advising nonprofits on all their legal issues so that they can stay focused on their mission.

  • Restaurant & Hospitality

    The restaurant and hospitality industry is a unique landscape. Vendor contracts, leases, music fees, tax issues, franchise questions, and ever-changing legal requirements are all concerns we can help you manage.

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