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Attorney Sherry Coley Reelected to State Bar Board of Governors

April 28, 2020

GREEN BAY, WI — Davis|Kuelthau is pleased to announce that Sherry D. Coley, commercial, creditors’ rights and intellectual property litigation attorney, has been reelected to a two-year term as a district representative of the State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors.

Since 2012, Sherry has been an active leader at the State Bar, currently wrapping up a one-year term as the Chair of the Finance Committee. She has also served as board chairperson, secretary and past-president of the Young Lawyers Division.

Sherry practices in the areas of complex business litigation with an emphasis on financial services litigation, intellectual property and product liability. During her 16 years of practice, Sherry has earned significant trial experience in both state and federal courts and jury trial representing clients in appeals pending in the state appellate courts of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. In the area of product liability, she has represented manufacturers in actions involving personal injury, wrongful death and property damage. Additionally, she has represented financial institutions in state and federal court on a variety of commercial lending disputes, including defense of counterclaims raised in response to foreclosure or deficiency actions, and disputes arising from insolvent borrowers, including proceedings in bankruptcy court.

Sherry serves in several professional and community roles including the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, Phoenix Fund, and is a member of the NEW Manufacturing Alliance. As an accomplished leader in the legal community, she has been recognized as a Woman in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal, a Fellow by the Wisconsin Law Foundation, a Fellow by the American Bar Foundation, a Wisconsin Super Lawyer® Rising Star for 7 consecutive years and most recently Super Lawyer® for 2019. Sherry was also the recipient of the 2019 Joyce Bytof Exceptional Mentor Award which recognizes an individual “who is proactive in the advancement of others by sharing time, talent, and business experience for the purpose of promoting growth and opportunity in the Fox Cities community”.

Sherry earned her Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School, and her Bachelor’s degree from Drake University, magna cum laude with honors.

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Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to business owners and corporations of all sizes, including emerging, middle-market and Fortune 500 companies, high net worth individuals and families, private and institutional investors, and lenders. The firm’s attorneys, who practice from three offices across Wisconsin, have national experience combined with strong community ties.