Lisa Kleiner Wood
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Location: Milwaukee
T: 414.225.1416
F: 414.278.3616
111 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6613

News & Events: Attorney Lisa Kleiner Wood


  • 2018 ICSC/CARW Retail Conference

    April 18, 2018

    D&K is a proud sponsor of the Commercial Association of REALTORS® (CARW) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Conference being held in Milwaukee. This event will feature several keynote speakers, industry roundtables, and networking opportunities with roughly 400 retail and commercial real estate professionals. Davis & Kuelthau's construction and real estate attorneys, Brian Pfeil and Michael Van Someren, participated in roundtable discussions addressing construction defect disputes, project contract considerations and equity raising for retail developments. This conference will take place at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino located on 1721 W Canal Street in Milwaukee on Wednesday, April 18 from 8:30



  • How to Redevelop Milwaukee: Essential Elements of the Deal

    March 22, 2018

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the WI Commercial Real Estate Women’s (WCREW) panel discussion taking place on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The discussion will be moderated by Real Estate Team Co-Chair and Corporate attorney, Lisa Kleiner Wood. Women business leaders from area architectural firms, environmental engineering firms, development firms as well as real estate owners, investors and lenders are expected to attend. This program will take place at Pritzlaff located on 333 N Plankinton Avenue, in Milwaukee, WI from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Learn more about WCREW by visiting their website.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Real Estate CEO Roundtable Discussion

    January 23, 2018

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Real Estate CEO Roundtable that took place at Emmons Business Interiors on January 23rd. The area’s leading real estate professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss the state of real estate in the greater Milwaukee region. Guests included included Barrett Lo Visionary Development, Wangard Partners, Inc., Coakley Brothers, and Maures Development Group among others. Stay tuned for the Business Journal’s release of the discussion highlights within their February print publication.



  • Northern Trust Economic Trends 2018

    January 19, 2018

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Northern Trust Economic Trends 2018 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 2018 will include Becky Frankiewicz, President, ManpowerGroup North America; Nick Turkal, President & CEO, Aurora Health Care; Brian Kobylinski, Chief Executive Officer, Jason Industries, Inc. and Michael Knetter, Economist, President and CEO of the University of



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

    October 19, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Food and Beverage Industry CEO Roundtable that will take place on October 19, 2017. The area’s leading food and beverage professionals will convene at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting the industry.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal's Flash Forum: Foxconn Ripple Effect

    August 22, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal's Flash Forum, Foxconn Ripple Effect, taking place on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. This roundtable discussion fosters an opportunity for area business, real estate development and community leaders to discuss the outlook of Foxconn as it relates to retail and housing development, training and education programs for its employees and the opportunities for other employers. Panelists will include: Jim Barry, President of The Barry Co. Inc., Eve Hall, President and CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League, Vicki Martin, President of Milwaukee Area Technical College, Scott Neitzel, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department



  • 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,



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Flash Forum

    February 23, 2017

    Davis & Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Flash Forum, Sales Tax Options to Help Develop Milwaukee, taking place on February 23, 2017. This roundtable style discussion has been scheduled as a means to bring area business, real estate development and community leaders together to develop and discuss avenues to better support the region’s cultural assets such as the convention center. Guests will explore the potential impact of an increase in the Milwaukee County sale tax as well as other sales tax options intended to help the City of Milwaukee fund expansions and support its current



  • 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.,



  • 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



  • Family & Closely Held Business Summit 2016

    June 2, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored BizTimes Media’s Family & Closely Held Business Summit on Thursday, June 2nd. This forum provided an extensive overview on how to navigate many of the complex issues related to growing a successful and sustainable family and closely held business. Attendees learned from family business owners on a variety of topics ranging from culture, growth, transitioning, sustained success, and legacy. Leaders of local, family and closely held businesses participated in interactive sessions and shared their advice and experiences. The keynote speaker for this year’s summit was Tom Deans, New York Times best-selling author of Every Family’s Business. Following



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Manufacturing CEO Roundtable Discussion

    March 1, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Manufacturers CEO Roundtable that took place at the Pfister Hotel on March 1st. The area’s leading manufacturing professionals convened at this exclusive forum to discuss the state of manufacturing and labor concerns facing their businesses. Speakers included, Tim Sheehy of Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Ajita Rajendra of A.O. Smith, John Mellowes of Charter Manufacturing Co. Inc., Frank Krejci of Strattec Security Corp., Rich Meeusen of Badger Meter, Inc., Mary Isbister of GenMet Corp., Manny Manuele of Technical Innovation & Quality, Russ Klisch of Lakefront Brewery, and Kurt



  • Real Estate Alliance for Charity (REACH) Annual Winter Gala

    February 27, 2016

    Davis & Kuelthau is proudly sponsoring the 8th Annual REACH Winter Gala on February 27, 2016 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. REACH serves as the primary non-profit organization for the Greater Milwaukee commercial real estate industry. REACH organizers partner with area companies, individuals, and professional real estate associations such as the local chapters of BOMA/AOMA, CARW, CCIM, IREM, NAIOP, SIOR and WCREW to raise funds for local charities. Joe Tierney, Corporate Team Chair and member of Davis & Kuelthau’s Real Estate practice, proudly serves on REACH’s Board of Directors. For more details on REACH and their Annual Winter Gala, please visit the



  • 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.



  • Milwaukee Business Journal – Real Estate CEO Roundtable Discussion

    June 23, 2015

    Davis & Kuelthau was a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Real Estate CEO Roundtable which took place at the Pfister Hotel on June 23, 2015. The area’s leading local development executives convened at this exclusive forum to discuss critical trends and concerns impacting current development projects. Speakers included Michael Weiss of General Capital Group, Tim Gokhman of New Land Enterprises, S.R. Mills of Bear Development, Blair Williams of WiRED Properties, and Stewart Wangard of Wangard Partners, Inc.



  • Attorney Lisa Kleiner Wood Joins Davis & Kuelthau’s Corporate and Real Estate Practice

    January 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE—Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is pleased to announce attorney Lisa Kleiner Wood has joined the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Practice as a shareholder in its Milwaukee office. Lisa concentrates her practice in commercial and residential real estate, corporate and general business matters, including acquisitions and mergers and sales of businesses. She also represents lenders in structuring, negotiating and drafting all types of commercial transactions, real estate lending, asset based lending, leasing, restructuring, workouts and liquidations of troubled or defaulted loans. In her real estate practice, she has worked on residential, commercial and mixed-use condominium developments, subdivision developments, complex real estate



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