Susan G. Schellinger
Shareholder

Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1492
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111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613

News & Events: Attorney Susan G. Schellinger


  • ACC-WI & D&K CLE and Reception at Bucks Preview Center - Suite 414

    November 16, 2017

    Corporate Counsel, join Davis & Kuelthau and the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter on November 16 for an exclusive afternoon of complimentary CLE and networking at Suite 414 - the Bucks Preview Center located in Schlitz Park's historic stock-house building. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be provided. Afterward, a private hard hat tour of the new Bucks arena is scheduled for those who are interested in seeing this epic project long before it opens to the general public. CLE PROGRAM: Fires, Floods and Hurricanes - What to Do When Disaster Strikes: Methods to Plan Ahead, Maximize Insurance Coverage, and Manage Risk



  • 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



  • 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,



  • Best Lawyers Highlights "Women in the Law" in Spring Business Edition

    June 30, 2017

    Best Lawyers in America® recently released its Spring 2017 Business edition highlighting Women in the Law across the United States. Davis & Kuelthau is proud to have three of its female attorneys included in the Women in the Law feature. The Davis & Kuelthau female attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Women in the Law are: Brookfield Ann M. Rieger, Corporate Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, and Trusts and Estates Milwaukee Kathy L. Nusslock, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment Susan G. Schellinger, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction Ann M. Rieger, Milwaukee Metro Area, Non-Profit/Charities Law, was also selected as Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the



  • Attorney Sue Schellinger Authors Insurance Coverage Article for the American Bar Association

    January 19, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau Litigation attorney and Insurance Coverage Team chair, Susan Schellinger authored, Triggering Insurance Coverage for Success in Commercial Litigation for the Winter issue of the American Bar Association’s, Business Torts Litigation Journal. The article addresses the importance of understanding the different types of insurance policies available in order to "plead to coverage" to guarantee the best chances of monetary recovery. To read the full article, please visit the American Bar Association’s Website.



  • 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



  • ACC-WI & D&K CLE and Reception at The Rep

    October 26, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau and the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter (ACC-WI) will be hosting an afternoon of CLE credit and entertainment among fellow ACC members and prospective members. Two business/legal topics will be presented at the Stackner Theater. PROGRAM I: 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Real Estate Fitness: Strengthen Your Know-How You asked, we'll deliver. From property inspections to financing challenges to sale and leasebacks, our Real Estate Team will guide you through the latest legal hurdles and best practices to aid your company's property management needs. Special guest, Steve Pape, Partner at Greywolf Partners, will join us to provide



  • New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - State Bar of Wisconsin Seminar

    September 8, 2016

    Litigation attorney Sue Schellinger participated in the State Bar of Wisconsin’s seminar on How will the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Work and will they Work in Wisconsin? on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Featuring local experts, this seminar provided an in-depth look at how federal discovery practice has changed and explores the possible advantages and drawbacks of adopting the rules in Wisconsin. State civil litigation, employment law attorneys and government lawyers were encouraged to attend. Sue’s presentation titled, A Civil Justice Perspective: Should Wisconsin State Court Rules of Procedure More Closely Align With the Federal Rules? covered what these new



  • 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



  • Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter 2016 Annual Conference (ACC-WI)

    May 19, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter's (ACC-WI) 2016 Annual Conference. D&K’s Susan G. Schellinger, Insurance Coverage Disputes Chair, Sherry D. Coley, Litigation and Products Liability Attorney and Ryan Murphy General Counsel at Edgerton Contractors, Inc., will be presenting, “Beyond the Rules: Leveraging the New Federal Discovery Rules to Curtail Discovery Cost and Expedite Resolution”. This discussion will highlight the changes and address implementable cost saving strategies for discovery as well as the opportunity to expedite resolution faster than before. Whether facing litigation or needing to ensure compliance with document retention, the



  • Association for Women Lawyers – Women Judges’ Night

    March 10, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau’s Litigation Team is a proud supporter of Women Judges’ Night scheduled for March 10, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee. For 35 years, this forum has celebrated women who serve on the bench. For more details, please visit the Association for Women Lawyers website.



  • ACC-WI & D&K CLE and Reception at The Rep

    November 17, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau and the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter (ACC-WI) hosted an afternoon of CLE credit and entertainment among fellow ACC members and prospective members. Two business/legal topics were presented at the Stackner Theater. PROGRAM I: 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Labor & Employment: Critical Wage & Hour, Joint Employment, and Immigration Changes. With wage & hour laws likely to change by year-end, in particular, those related to so-called "white-collar overtime exemptions," employers need to brace for a significant impact on their workforce and overall operational expenses. Labor & Employment Shareholder, Laurie Meyer, will highlight the proposed changes in the



  • 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



  • 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



  • Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (ACC-WI)

    April 30, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter's (ACC-WI) 2015 Annual Conference. D&K’s Susan G. Schellinger, Insurance Coverage Disputes Chair, and James E. Braza, Construction Industry Team Chair, along with Steven S. Bartelt, Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant Secretary at The Marcus Corporation, presented, “Critical Legal Developments Impacting Businesses in 2015 and Beyond”. This discussion explored key factors in-house counsel members should know about relative to the most recent court decisions, legislation and other legal developments. In addition, panelists identified and explored key topics the Wisconsin Supreme Court and legislature will address



  • Dream Big: Challenges and Triumphs of Building Wisconsin's Mega Projects – State Bar of Wisconsin Seminar

    April 16, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored the State Bar of Wisconsin’s upcoming Construction and Public Contract Law program for construction, accountants, and insurer professionals on April 16, 2015. The discussion featured a panel of leading construction professionals who have recently worked on megaprojects in Wisconsin and will present insightful ideas on how to deal with risks that challenge the construction industry. In addition, the panelists shared information on new tools to better manage your projects. Panelists included, Richard Pierce of Pierce Engineers, Inc., Sandy Botcher of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance and Financial Services, Matt Rinka of Rinka Chung Architecture, Tim Cleary



  • Trial Attorneys Sue Schellinger and Liz Miles Noted in Law360 on Insurance Case

    April 2, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau Litigation Team members Susan Schellinger and Elizabeth Miles were noted in Law360’s recent article, Insurers Can’t Replace Attys In Window Defect Row. The article addresses U.S. Judge Barbara Crabb’s decision to allow Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc. to keep its chosen counsel for a proposed class action suit over allegedly defective windows. Kolbe & Kolbe is represented by various attorneys at Foley & Lardner LLP along with Sue Schellinger and Liz Miles of Davis & Kuelthau. To read the full article, please visit Law360.



  • 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.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – CEO Construction Roundtable Discussion

    June 3, 2014

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored the Milwaukee Business Journal’s CEO Construction Roundtable. The area’s leading construction professionals discussed critical trends and concerns currently impacting the industry. This invite-only program took place at Café Rouge located in the Pfister Hotel starting at 7:30 AM with a brief networking session followed by the program which started at 8:00 AM.



  • Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter 2014 Annual Conference (WISACCA)

    May 15, 2014

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel - Wisconsin Chapter's (WISACCA) 2014 Annual Conference. This two-day conference provided attendees with an opportunity to network with fellow in-house counsel and earn valuable CLE credits. The conference took place at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI from May 15 - 16. D&K attorneys Susan G. Schellinger and James E. Braza presented, "Litigation is Often Unavoidable. Overspending and Poor Results Are Not. Control Your Fate", along with Litigation Counsel, Timothy Saviano of We Energies. This discussion offered strategies that can be undertaken during a litigation process to minimize



  • 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



  • Two Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Honored as “Women in the Law”

    June 26, 2013

    MILWAUKEE – The law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that attorneys Kathy L. Nusslock and Susan G. Schellinger were honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as 2013 Women in the Law honorees. This distinguished award recognizes the outstanding achievement and positive influence of high-level women in the practice of law. “Kathy and Sue’s recognition as leaders in the legal industry is well-deserved,“ said Ann Rieger, the firm’s President. "The commitment they put forth to meet their clients’ needs is a wonderful example of service to all of us.” Kathy Nusslock is an experienced litigator and chairs the



  • Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter 2013 Annual Conference (WISACCA)

    May 9, 2013

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored the Association of Corporate Counsel Wisconsin Chapter (WISACCA) 2013 Annual Conference. Attorney Susan G. Schellinger presented a topic that offered practical advice on how to maximize insurance coverage in all cases. The conference provided attendees an opportunity to network with fellow in-house counsel and earn valuable CLE credits. For ACC members, all of the session materials are available for review on the chapter website: http://www.acc.com/chapters/wisc/. Click here for more information.



  • Two Davis & Kuelthau Attorneys Will Be Honored as “Women in the Law” on June 25th

    May 3, 2013

    MILWAUKEE – The law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce that attorneys Kathy L. Nusslock and Susan G. Schellinger have been selected by the Wisconsin Law Journal as 2013 Women in the Law honorees. This distinguished award recognizes the outstanding achievement and positive influence of high-level women in the practice of law. “Kathy and Sue’s recognition as leaders in the legal industry is well-deserved,“ said Ann Rieger, the firm’s President. "The commitment they put forth to meet their clients’ needs is a wonderful example of service to all of us.” Kathy Nusslock is an experienced litigator and chairs



  • 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).



  • Davis & Kuelthau Obtains $1 Million Judgment in Insurance Coverage Case

    June 20, 2012

    MILWAUKEE – The Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. Insurance Coverage team was successful, once again, in recovering insurance benefits for one of its manufacturing clients. On June 4, 2012, litigation attorneys, James Braza and Susan Schellinger won summary judgment for our client, finding that the insurance carrier, American Alternative Insurance Corporation, breached its duty to defend. After the insurance company failed to provide a coordinated defense for several similar product liability lawsuits, the policyholder took control of the defense and retained its own national coordinating counsel to oversee the cases. United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin Judge



  • Litigation Team Successfully Overturns Million-dollar Award Against Client

    September 10, 2009

    MILWAUKEE — Susan Schellinger and Heather Gatewood recently convinced the Wisconsin Court of Appeals that an employer is not responsible for unforeseeable bizarre activity of an employee. A trial court judge found that our employer client was liable to seven women whose images were posted by a male employee on pornographic websites. The employee had copied photographs of approximately 30 female coworkers to a flash drive at work, printed the photographs at home, engaged in disturbing conduct with the photos, and then posted pictures of the adulterated photos on pornographic Web sites he created on Yahoo! The employer had screened



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