Christopher J. Jaekels
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Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1409
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111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613

News & Events: Attorney Christopher J. Jaekels


  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 10, 2017

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that 11 of its attorneys across eight practice areas and three offices were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2017. Additionally, two attorneys were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine are: Brookfield Charlie G. Maris, Estate and Probate Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Labor & Employment Milwaukee Dillon J. Ambrose, Business Litigation James E. Braza, Construction Litigation Scott E. Fiducci, Mergers & Acquisitions Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental Kevin J. Lyons, Alternative Dispute Resolution Matthew R. McClean, Business Litigation William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation Susan



  • 29th Annual Environmental Law Update – State Bar of Wisconsin

    September 13, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is teaming up with fellow members of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Environmental Section to present a timely discussion addressing the latest state and federal developments regarding air, land, and water. D&K real estate and environmental attorney Christopher J. Jaekels will be participating in a discussion titled, Ethical Issues Arising During Emergency Environmental Lawyering Today, along with panelists, Timothy J. Pierce and Jodi Arndt Labs. This full day seminar will be hosted at the Country Springs Hotel in Pewaukee on September 13, 2017 and will be available via webcast. For more details or to register, please visit the



  • 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,



  • Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter 2017 Annual Conference (ACC-WI)

    May 18, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau will be a proud sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter's (ACC-WI) 2017 Annual Conference. Christopher Jaekels, Davis & Kuelthau’s Corporate and Environmental Law Chair, along with Litigation and Environmental Attorney Elizabeth Miles, and Halina Caravello, Vice President of Environmental Health & Safety at Johnson Controls, will address the anticipated environmental regulations, pitfalls, and workarounds in the wake of the Trump Administration. Join more than 150 in-house counsel from an array of businesses across Wisconsin for this 1 ½ day conference. Attendees will network with peers and earn CLE credits. The conference will take place at



  • Davis & Kuelthau's 39th Annual Public Officials Program

    April 26, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams are proudly hosting our 39th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials on April 26, 2017. Our public sector team will update attendees on several topics including: Pending Supreme Court and state cases related to transgender students and employees. Current developments in employee benefits. Municipal statutory immunity from liability. Public records and open meeting matters. Immigration: Latest trends including DACA adjudications; Executive Orders concerning ICE enforcement policies; Immigration enforcement in “Sensitive Locations” including schools, hospitals, churches and public events; Rights and responsibilities of public institutions when interacting with ICE and undocumented residents. The evening will



  • Northern Trust Economic Trends 2017

    January 26, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Northern Trust Economic Trends 2017 forum. This annual forum provides a content rich overview of the year ahead with a vibrant discussion among Wisconsin business leaders and industry experts on the U.S. economy as well as a sneak peek of the emerging local and national trends in business, manufacturing and technology industries. The keynote speakers for 2017 will include Cynthia LaConte, CEO and President, The Dohmen Co.; Debbie Seeger, Senior Vice President, Co-Founder, Patina Solutions; W. Kent Lorenz, Chairman and CEO, Acieta LLC; and Michael Knetter, Economist, President and CEO of the



  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 11, 2016

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that 10 of its attorneys across nine practice areas and three offices were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2016. Additionally, three attorneys were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine are: Brookfield Charlie G. Maris, Estate Planning and Probate Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Labor & Employment Milwaukee James E. Braza, Construction Litigation Scott E. Fiducci, Mergers & Acquisitions Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental Kevin J. Lyons, Alternative Dispute Resolution Matthew R. McClean, Business Litigation William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation Susan G. Schellinger, Business



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable Discussion

    October 11, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable that took place at The Chef's Table on October 11, 2016. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry. Speakers included David Carpenter of Chr. Hansen Co., Rebecca Scarberry of Becky's Blissful Bakery, Evan Hughes of Central Standard Craft Distillery, Andy Gehl of Contract Comestibles, LLC, Chip Kubly of Jim's Cheese, Sam Maglio, Jr. of Maglio & Company, Kim Marotta of MillerCoors, LLC, Mike Walz of Miller's Bakery, Inc.,



  • 28th Annual Environmental Law Update – State Bar of Wisconsin

    September 14, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau teamed up with fellow members of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Environmental Section to present a timely discussion addressing the latest state and federal developments regarding air, land, and water. D&K real estate and environmental attorney Christopher J. Jaekels led a discussion titled, Ethical Issues Arising during Enforcement Actions along with panelists, Timothy J. Pierce and Jodi Arndt Labs. This full day seminar was hosted at the State Bar Center in Madison on September 14, 2016 and will be available via webcast. For more details or to register, please visit the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Website.



  • 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



  • Attorneys Christopher Jaekels and Kevin Lyons Selected as Umpires by the Department of Natural Resources

    June 27, 2016

    Environmental attorneys Chris Jaekels and Kevin Lyons have been selected to serve as Umpires by the Department of Natural Resources. They both met the qualifications based on Wis. Stat. § 292.35 and will assist with local government cost recovery disputes for environmental remediation activities. For more information, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' website.



  • State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference 2016

    June 16, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Annual Meeting & Conference 2016. This conference brings together judges, lawyers, legal staff, other legal professionals, and legal vendors for multiple days of learning and networking. Additionally, the series of discussions and workshops offer in-depth CLE programming for flexible learning opportunities and social activities. D&K Municipal Law attorney, Anthony Wachewicz, III, co-presented Brownfield Primer: The Elements of Successful Redevelopment along with area service professionals on June 16, 2016. This presentation offered an overview of the legalities involved in returning contaminated sites to productive use. Panelists addressed the redevelopment



  • Davis & Kuelthau's 38th Annual Public Officials Program

    April 27, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau's Labor & Employment, Municipal, and School and Higher Education Teams are proudly hosting our 38th Annual Public Officials Program for veteran and newly-elected public officials on April 27, 2016. Our public sector team will update attendees on several topics including: Review of selected decisions or cases around the state dealing with a variety of issues arising out of the post-Act 10 era; Open meetings/public records update; Impact of Flambeau federal court decision on wellness plans; FLSA changes on the horizon which could require reclassifying some employees and incurring additional overtime costs; and Benefits and Affordable Care Act (ACA) update of interest to public



  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 10, 2015

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that 10 of its attorneys across eight practice areas and three offices were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2015. Additionally, two attorneys were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine are: Brookfield Charlie G. Maris, Estate and Probate Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Labor & Employment Milwaukee James E. Braza, Construction Litigation Scott E. Fiducci, Mergers & Acquisitions Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental Kevin J. Lyons, Alternative Dispute Resolution Matthew R. McClean, Construction Litigation William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation Susan G. Schellinger, Business Litigation Attorneys



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable Discussion

    October 6, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable that took place at the Pfister Hotel on October 6, 2015. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry. Speakers included Peter Gottsacker of Wixon Industries, Inc., Jeff Hamilton of Sprecher Brewing Company, Shelley Jurewicz of FaB Wisconsin, Sam Maglio, Jr. of Maglio & Company, Kurt Penn of Good Foods Group, LLC, James Wright of MillerCoors, Phil Lenaghan of Stone Creek Coffee, and Jim McCabe of Milwaukee Brewing Company.



  • 27th Annual Environmental Law Update – State Bar of Wisconsin

    September 16, 2015

    The challenges associated with preserving and protecting resources presents a wide array of legal issues. Davis & Kuelthau teamed up with fellow members of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Environmental Section to present a timely discussion addressing the latest state and federal developments regarding air, land, and water. D&K real estate and environmental attorney Christopher J. Jaekels led a discussion titled, Ethics and the Negotiation of Environmental Issues In Real Estate Transactions along with panelist, Timothy J. Pierce. The discussion was moderated by Ted A. Warpinski. Attendees were able to network during a luncheon sponsored by the Environmental Law Section and



  • 20 Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 Guide

    August 17, 2015

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that 20 of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016, a national and local per-review publication. The recognition includes colleagues across four of the firm’s offices and spans more than 20 of our service areas. Additionally, two of our attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers 2016 Lawyer of the Year in their respective communities and practice areas. The Davis & Kuelthau attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2016 are: Brookfield Charles G. Maris, Trusts and Estates, and Non-Profit/Charities Law Robert W. Muren, Health Care Law Ann



  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 7, 2014

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that 11 of its attorneys across seven practice areas and four offices were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2014. Additionally, three attorneys were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine are: Brookfield Charlie G. Maris, Estate and Probate Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Labor & Employment Milwaukee James E. Braza, Construction Litigation Scott E. Fiducci, Mergers & Acquisitions Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental Kevin J. Lyons, Business Litigation Matthew R. McClean, Construction Litigation William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation Susan G. Schellinger, Business Litigation Attorneys selected



  • Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Guide

    September 3, 2014

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that 22 of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015, a national and local per-review publication. The recognition includes colleagues across all five of the firm’s offices and spans 24 of our service areas. Additionally, four of our attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers 2015 Lawyer of the Year in their respective communities and practice areas. The Davis & Kuelthau attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2015 are: Brookfield Charles G. Maris, Trusts and Estates, and Non-Profit/Charities Law Robert W. Muren, Health Care Law Ann M.



  • Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 13, 2013

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that 12 of its attorneys were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2013. Additionally, five others were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine are: Brookfield Charlie G. Maris, Estate and Probate Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Labor & Employment Thomas L. Schober, Business Litigation Milwaukee James E. Braza, Construction Litigation Scott E. Fiducci, Mergers & Acquisitions Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental Kevin J. Lyons, Business Litigation Matthew R. McClean, Construction Litigation William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation Joseph E. Tierney, IV, Real Estate Attorneys selected



  • Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Guide

    September 11, 2013

    MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that 20 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 guide. Additionally, five of its attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers 2014 Lawyer of the Year in their respective communities and practice areas. The Davis & Kuelthau attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2014 are: Brookfield Charles G. Maris, Trusts and Estates, and Non-Profit/Charities Law Robert W. Muren, Health Care Law Ann M. Rieger, Corporate Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, and Trusts and Estates Green Bay Robert W. Burns, Employment Labor - Management, and Labor



  • 2013 Mining Law Symposium - State Bar of Wisconsin

    August 28, 2013

    As the controversy surrounding mining in Wisconsin continues, Davis & Kuelthau teamed with fellow members of the State Bar’s Mining Faculty to present a timely discussion addressing the environmental, real estate, government, and Indian Law challenges facing clients. D&K real estate and environmental attorney Christopher J. Jaekels led the discussion titled, “Federal, Tribal and Local Law and Their Impacts on Metallic Mining Projects” along with panelists, John L. Clancy of Godfrey and Kahn, and Erick J. Arnold of the Bad River Indian Tribe-Chief Blackbird Center. This full day symposium was hosted at the Jefferson Street Inn in Wausau on August 28,



  • Fourteen Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 13, 2012

    MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that ten of its attorneys were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2012. Additionally, four others were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys being recognized practice out of Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee offices.



  • Twenty-One Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

    September 20, 2012

    MILWAUKEE – Twenty-one lawyers from Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).



  • Thirteen Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Attorneys Recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    December 1, 2011

    Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that thirteen of its attorneys were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2011. Additionally, four others were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys being recognized come from Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay and Milwaukee offices. Attorneys selected for inclusion in 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers are: James E. Braza, Construction Litigation, MilwaukeeScott E. Fiducci, Mergers and Acquisitions, Milwaukee Christopher J. Jaekels, Environmental, Milwaukee Kevin J. Lyons, Business Litigation, Milwaukee William J. Mulligan, Environmental Litigation, Milwaukee Kathy L. Nusslock, Business Litigation, Milwaukee Thomas L. Schober, Business Litigation, Green Bay



  • Twelve Davis & Kuelthau attorneys honored by Best Lawyers in America®

    September 21, 2011

    MILWAUKEE – Twelve lawyers from Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.® Lawyers who have received the esteemed tribute include those: Practicing in the Milwaukee office: Kevin J. Lyons, Arbitration, Construction Law, Environmental Law, Mediation; William J. Mulligan, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation - Securities; Christopher J. Jaekels, Litigation – Municipal, Municipal Law; Timothy E. Kronquist, Real Estate Law; Catherine M. Priebe, Trusts and Estates Practicing in the Green Bay office: Adrian T. Ulatowski, Corporate Law; Robert W. Burns, Employment Law – Management,



  • Attorneys Recognized as Wisconsin Super Lawyers

    November 12, 2010

    MILWAUKEE—Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. today announced that eight of its attorneys were named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® magazine as top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2010. Additionally, four others were recognized as Wisconsin Rising Stars®. The attorneys being recognized come from Davis & Kuelthau’s Green Bay, Milwaukee and Oshkosh offices. Shareholder Kathy Nusslock was also selected for inclusion in the Top 25 Women Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Nusslock is the team head of the firm's Litigation Group and she chairs the Employment Litigation Practice Group. In addition, Kathy is the firm's pro bono coordinator and principal contact in efforts to assist military



  • Eight Davis & Kuelthau attorneys honored by The Best Lawyers in America®

    September 1, 2010

    MILWAUKEE - Eight lawyers from Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). “We’re pleased to have eight of our attorneys recognized for legal excellence. I applaud them for their efforts and am proud to be associated with such a highly regarded team,” stated Ann M. Rieger, president of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Lawyers that have received the esteemed tribute include those: Practicing in the Green Bay



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