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  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Welcomes Terrance Navin as Executive Director

    October 9, 2017

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce Terrance (Terry) J. Navin has joined the firm as its Executive Director. “As our firm grows, we sought a management professional with exceptional experience in leading midsized law firms particularly in the areas of recruiting, client service and business administration,” said Joseph E. Tierney, President of Davis & Kuelthau. “Terry’s first-hand knowledge of our market along with his acumen for modern law firm management align well with our initiative to remain at the forefront of the rapidly changing business environment. Dynamic administrative leaders like Terry are the foundation of our



  • Davis & Kuelthau Expands Corporate, Labor & Employment, and Commercial Litigation Practices in Metro-Milwaukee and Fox Valley Region

    September 22, 2017

    MILWAUKEE— Joseph E. Tierney IV, President of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c., announced the addition of four attorneys in the firm’s Green Bay and Milwaukee offices. Danielle S. Snyder joined the firm’s Corporate Team, Abby S. Busler joined the Labor & Employment Team, and Ryan M. Wiesner and Ryan T. Carlson joined the Litigation Team. The firm has added 10 attorneys within the past year alone as it continues to expand its business law, intellectual property, labor & employment, litigation, real estate, and trusts and estates practices. Davis & Kuelthau has several strategic initiatives underway in its effort to remain among the



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Private Equity CEO Roundtable

    September 12, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Private Equity CEO Roundtable. The area’s leading finance professionals will discuss interest rates and the overall state of the private equity sector. Speakers will include representatives from Capital Midwest Fund, Cleary Gull, Inc., Lubar & Co., PS Capital Partners LLC, among others. This invite-only program will take place at in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s event room starting at 7:30 AM with a brief networking session followed by the program which starts at 8:00 AM.



  • Lorman CLE Webinar | The Impact of Regulation A+ on Real Estate Development

    August 31, 2017

    Real estate attorney, Michael Van Someren and tax attorney, Mark G. Kmiecik held a in depth discussion covering Regulation A+ rules, including how they can be used to facilitate real estate projects, how to use these rules to raise capital from accredited investors, and the process required to complete a Regulation A+ offering. This online webinar was hosted by Lorman Education Services and took place on Thursday, August 31 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. Because Mike Van Someren is a faculty member for Lorman, Davis & Kuelthau’s guests receive 50% off the registration fee. Please visit this link for more program



  • Davis & Kuelthau Weighs In on Foxconn’s Anticipated Move to Wisconsin

    August 23, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau President and Shareholder, Joseph E. Tierney, IV, was featured in a TMJ4 interview on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 relative to the potential ripple effects of Foxconn’s highly anticipated move to southeastern Wisconsin. Tierney and others are embracing the positive effects likely to stem from this historic project. From manufacturing centers to housing to retail to transportation to expanded educational institutions and beyond, there are many projects to be addressed in the days ahead. As one of the leading firms in the Midwest and one of the area’s largest real estate teams, members of Davis & Kuelthau are working



  • 24 Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Guide

    August 15, 2017

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018, a national and local per-review publication. The recognition includes colleagues across all three of the firm’s offices and spans more than 20 service areas. Additionally, three of the firm's attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year in their respective communities and practice areas. The Davis & Kuelthau attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2018 are: Brookfield Marilyn M. Carroll, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Charles G. Maris, Trusts and Estates,



  • CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series 2017

    March 23, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud supporter of St. Norbert College’s ‘CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series’. These programs cover a variety of business topics featuring speakers who are significant business and community leaders. They will share their stories related to common business challenges and provide success strategies. Attendees have an opportunity to network and gain key information to help them reach their business goals. Please join us on February 7, 2017 and March 23, 2017 for our sponsor program. Mark Kaiser, CEO of Lindquist Machine Corporation will be presenting, "Crucial Conversations: Creating an Intentional Culture" on February 7 and Wilson



  • Attorney Robert Habich Selected as Board President for NAIOP Wisconsin

    January 24, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is pleased to announce Milwaukee attorney Robert W. Habich has been elected to serve as the 14th Board President for the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) as of January 1, 2017. NAIOP Wisconsin is an organization for real estate developers, owners and investors. With their variety of programs both professional and educational promote advocacy, and leadership development for its members. Additionally, the organization’s mission is to enhance the economic growth of Wisconsin and the business opportunities for its members and improve the image of the industry and the quality of life



  • Davis & Kuelthau Recognized as One of 2017’s “Best Law Firms”

    November 2, 2016

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to continue its recognition as one of the country’s “Best Law Firms” for the seventh consecutive year as reported by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. This distinction showcases more than 11,000 law firms ranked nationally and regionally in a variety of legal practice areas. Davis & Kuelthau proudly ranked top tier across 13 practices: Green Bay Corporate Law Employment Law – Management Labor Law – Management Milwaukee Arbitration Commercial Litigation Construction Law Corporate Law Litigation – Construction Litigation – Municipal Mediation Municipal Law Non-Profit/Charities Law Real Estate Law Trusts & Estates Law In metropolitan Milwaukee, the firm ranked in Tier 2 for the



  • Davis & Kuelthau’s Margaret Jaberg Chaired Hearing on Ancillary Improvements Placed in Yards

    October 3, 2016

    Earlier this summer Margaret Jaberg, of the Davis & Kuelthau Commercial Real Estate team, chaired in a Board of Appeals hearing in the Village of Brown Deer, WI. The hearing reviewed two cases related to ancillary improvements placed in yards. Both cases involved parcels located on corner lots, with streets on two sides. The Village’s Development Director had previously determined both projects were not permitted under the existing Zoning Code. In each case, the Board members reviewed merits and hardships of each proposal, and weighed the Zoning Code regarding front and side yard designation. Typically the front yard is assumed to



  • Attorney Robert Habich Joins Davis & Kuelthau’s Real Estate and Finance Practice

    September 16, 2016

    MILWAUKEE— Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce attorney Robert W. Habich has joined the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate teams in its Milwaukee office. “We are delighted to welcome Rob to our commercial real estate and finance practice. His experience working with property developers, landlords/tenants, investors and lenders to provide strategic, cost-effective service complements the value our established team offers to clients,” said Daniel A. Kaminsky, Chair of Davis & Kuelthau’s Real Estate Team. With 12 years of experience, Rob focuses his practice on commercial real estate acquisitions and sales, development, leasing and financing for a variety of retail,



  • Corporate Attorney Tim Feldhausen Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal: Steering the Ship

    September 14, 2016

    Tim Feldhausen, Corporate attorney in Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay office, was featured in Wisconsin Law Journal’s Asked & Answered interview series. This series provides a personal and professional perspective on individual attorneys both in and outside of the office. To read the full article, please click here.



  • FaB Industry Roundtable: Gaining Competitive Market Share in the Digital Era

    August 25, 2016

    While the innovative tools available for growing your business are abundant, the available customer pool is far less bountiful - particularly in the food and beverage industry. Join Milwaukee area social media strategy expert, Sōsh, and Wisconsin-based general counsel firm, Davis & Kuelthau, for a complimentary roundtable discussion addressing the latest trends in utilizing social media to grow your food and beverage (FaB) business. Hear first-hand from FaB business owner, Robyn Wright of kalyANa Organics, on how she has successfully leveraged a variety of social media strategies to market her products and gain market share online as well as via



  • 18 Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Guide

    August 16, 2016

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that 18 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017, a national and local per-review publication. The recognition includes colleagues across all three of the firm’s offices and spans more than 20 service areas. Additionally, three of the firm's attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year in their respective communities and practice areas. The Davis & Kuelthau attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 are: Brookfield Charles G. Maris, Trusts and Estates, and Non-Profit/Charities Law Robert W. Muren, Health Care



  • Davis & Kuelthau Proudly Announces Joseph E. Tierney, IV as the Firm’s Next President

    August 12, 2016

    The Wisconsin law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced Joseph E. Tierney, IV, corporate and real estate attorney, will take the helm as the firm’s next president as of October 1, 2016. This transition is one of several steps the firm is making to remain at the forefront of the next generation of progressive, dynamic legal service workplaces. “Joe was selected as our next president for many reasons, including his forward-thinking approach, understanding of the changing legal landscape, and his 10 years of service as a transactional attorney with our firm,” said Kathy Nusslock, the firm’s Chief Operating Officer



  • Davis & Kuelthau Expands Corporate and Litigation Practice in Metro-Milwaukee and Greater Fox Valley Region

    July 1, 2016

    MILWAUKEE— Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce attorneys Timothy J. Feldhausen, Benjamin A. Sauer, and Ryan M. Spott have joined the firm’s Corporate and Litigation Teams. “Davis & Kuelthau has been dedicated to effectively and efficiently serving the needs of Wisconsin businesses for many decades. The addition of these three attorneys further demonstrates our commitment to the success of our clients, “said Kathy L. Nusslock, president and chief operating officer of Davis & Kuelthau. “Our clients’ business activity continues to thrive. Tim and Ben, as experienced outside general counsel for a variety of industries, and Ryan as a budding



  • 2016 WASBO Spring Conference

    May 26, 2016

    Corporate attorney, Thomas Rohan spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) Spring Conference on Thursday, May 26, 2016. He presented, Using a Line of Credit for Cash Flow Borrowing along with Eben Johnson, Vice President of FirstMerit Bank. This presentation defined what a revolving Line of credit (LOC) is and provided information on how to use a revolving LOC for funding operating cash flow deficits. The speakers provided examples of using real life month cash flow projects, and address common misperceptions about Line of Credit. This two-day conference took place at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center



  • Attorney Sherry Coley Wins Judicial Council for the State Bar of Wisconsin

    April 22, 2016

    Litigation Attorney Sherry Coley was elected to the Judicial Council of the State Bar for a three-year term. The Judicial Council is a 21-member body whose principal statutory responsibilities are to study and make recommendations relating to court pleading, practice and procedure and organization, jurisdiction and methods of administration and operation of Wisconsin courts. For more information, please visit the State Bar of Wisconsin Website.



  • CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series 2016

    April 5, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud supporter of St. Norbert College’s ‘CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series’. These programs will cover a variety of business topics featuring speakers who are significant business and community leaders. They will share their stories related to common business challenges and provide success strategies. Attendees have an opportunity to network and gain key information to help them reach their business goals. Please join us on April 5, 2016 for our sponsor program. Mike Jansen, CEO of Faith Technologies, will be presenting, “Grow Big or Grow Home: Changing Your Business Model for Profitable Growth”. Below is the full



  • Litigation Attorney Aaron Hall Discusses Contract Terms and Conditions

    April 1, 2016

    Aaron Hall of Davis & Kuelthau’s litigation team authored an article, Battle of the Forms: Practical Tactics to Minimize Risk in Day-to-Day Transactions, for New North B2B’s April 2016 publication. To read the article, please click here.



  • Davis & Kuelthau Announces Leadership Changes in Corporate and Real Estate Teams

    February 26, 2016

    The Wisconsin law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced Joseph E. Tierney, IV as Team Head of the firm’s Corporate Practice Team and Daniel A. Kaminsky as Chair of the Real Estate Practice Team. Former Corporate Team Head, Scott E. Fiducci, will continue his role as member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Managing Shareholder of the Metro-Milwaukee offices. “These transitions met a Board objective to create additional opportunities for our attorneys to be involved in firm leadership,” said Kathy Nusslock, firm President and COO. “We are grateful for Scott’s dedication of many years as Corporate Team Head



  • Davis & Kuelthau Adds Six Attorneys in Corporate, Litigation, Real Estate and Trusts & Estates

    February 26, 2016

    MILWAUKEE— Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce attorneys Allen M. Salomon, Brian J. Pfeil, John W. Hein, Marjorie Mitchell Greene, Nicholas R. DiUlio, and William H. Frazier have joined the firm. The addition of these colleagues in Milwaukee and Brookfield is among several executed growth initiatives as Davis & Kuelthau continues to expand its focus in the greater Milwaukee and Green Bay regions. “We are excited to welcome each of these experienced attorneys to our dynamic team. Davis & Kuelthau has been dedicated to serving Wisconsin businesses, municipalities and individuals for many decades. A key factor in our success



  • Attorney Sherry Coley Runs for Judicial Council for the State Bar of Wisconsin

    December 17, 2015

    GREEN BAY — Litigation attorney, Sherry Coley has accepted the State Bar of Wisconsin’s nomination to run for the Judicial Council for a three-year term. The Judicial Council is a 21-member body whose primary responsibilities include; studying and making recommendations relating to court pleadings, practice and procedures, as well as court organization, jurisdiction, and methods of administration and operation of Wisconsin courts. Sherry practices in the areas of complex business litigation with an emphasis on financial services litigation and product liability. During her 12 years of practice, Sherry has earned significant trial experience in both state and federal courts and jury



  • Three Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Selected as Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation

    October 26, 2015

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that Kathy L. Nusslock, Chief Operating Officer and Firm President, and Litigation attorneys Sherry D. Coley and Nelson Phillips, III were selected as a Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation. This honor recognizes outstanding career achievement, community involvement and efforts to advance the legal profession. Fellows membership is limited to 2.5% of the State Bar’s total members. Kathy works in conjunction with the Board of Directors and is responsible for overall management of the firm’s operations, including human resources, facilities management, and oversight of accounting/finance, information technology, and marketing/business development. She has been



  • Milwaukee Business Journal - Downtown Milwaukee Renaissance

    September 15, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Downtown Milwaukee Renaissance program that took place at the Pfister Hotel on September 15, 2015. The area’s integral real estate investors, developers, builders and other key players in the development of Park East, Westown, East Town, the Historic 3rd Ward and Walker’s Point gathered for this highly anticipated forum to discuss the significant opportunities to come from the developments in the downtown area. Peter Park, Former city planner of Milwaukee and City, County of Denver; Visiting Design Critic, Harvard Graduate School of Design was the keynote speaker for this



  • Trial Attorney Sherry Coley Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal: Davis & Kuelthau’s Coley Stays Ready for Everything

    August 14, 2015

    Sherry Coley, Litigation and Commercial Finance attorney in Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay office, was featured in Wisconsin Law Journal’s Asked & Answered interview series. This series provides a personal and professional perspective on individual attorneys both in and outside of the office. Click here to read the full article.



  • Attorneys Anthony S. Wachewicz, III and Sherry D. Coley Join Davis & Kuelthau’s Labor & Employment and Litigation Practices

    June 29, 2015

    GREEN BAY— Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that Anthony S. Wachewicz, III has joined the firm’s Labor & Employment Team as senior counsel and Sherry D. Coley has joined the firm’s Litigation Team as senior counsel. Both attorneys are based in the firm’s Green Bay office. Tony will concentrate his practice on serving the firm’s business, municipal, and school clients on labor & employment matters across Wisconsin. His services will include representing employers in labor negotiations, discrimination defense, disability and ADA issues, wrongful discharge or employment contract disputes, and other sensitive personnel transactions. Tony began his practice in



  • Davis & Kuelthau Attorney, Brad Page, Appointed As Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Physicians Realty Trust

    January 8, 2015

    MILWAUKEE, WI - The Wisconsin law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced Bradley D. Page, real estate and corporate attorney, has been chosen by firm client, Physicians Realty Trust, as their Senior Vice President and General Counsel beginning February 1, 2015. Brad currently maintains an active practice representing clients in commercial real estate development, commercial lending, corporate and construction industries, and recently served as President of Davis & Kuelthau. His last day with the firm is anticipated to be January 15, 2015. “Brad’s transition to in-house counsel demonstrates our client’s appreciation of his skills as a long-time member of



  • Davis & Kuelthau Announces Client’s Grand Opening, Engine Company No. 3

    September 11, 2014

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. has proudly announced the opening of a new spin on a local historic treasure. Peter Sandroni, owner of the acclaimed La Merenda tapas bar and restaurant in Walker’s Point has opened a breakfast-brunch restaurant, Engine Company No. 3, in a former fire station at 217 W. National Avenue. Known for his mission to preserve local family farming, Peter’s latest endeavor will feature his unique flare for incorporating local produce, Wisconsin fish and meats, and various house-made syrups, jams, sausages and infusions. “It’s been an honor to work with Peter and his wife and co-owner,



  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Announces Kathy Nusslock As the Firm’s Next Chief Operating Officer

    July 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. has proudly announced that it will appoint Shareholder Kathy L. Nusslock the firm’s next Chief Operating Officer. Kathy will work in conjunction with the Board of Directors and will be responsible for overall management of the firm’s operations, including human resources, facilities management, and oversight of accounting/finance, information technology, and marketing/business development. Kathy joined the firm’s Litigation Team in 1998 and since then served in a variety of firm management roles including Litigation Team Head, Employment Litigation Practice Chair, Director on the firm’s Board, member of the Shareholder Development Committee, and Pro Bono Coordinator.



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