MILWAUKEE — Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. announced today that Thomas J. Drought has joined the firm as an Of Counsel Attorney in its Milwaukee office. He will be a part of the Trusts, Estates and Succession Planning practice group.
“Bringing Tom on board is exciting for our estate planning team,” said Catherine M. Priebe, chair of the Trusts, Estates and Succession Planning practice group. “His approachable demeanor combined with his dedication to providing sound legal advice will benefit Davis & Kuelthau clients.”
Drought has more than 50 years of experience with different types of trusts and probate administration proceedings. In addition to his broad experience with probate and trust administration, Drought has also served as an expert witness in probate litigation. Prior to joining Davis & Kuelthau, Drought worked Of Counsel with Cook & Franke S.C.. He earned his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.
As an active member of the professional community, Drought has served as president of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Council and chair and director of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section. He is also a member (and former Wisconsin chair) of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Trusts and Estates for many years.
Additionally, Drought has spoken on estate planning topics and is active in both the professional and civic community, serving in leadership roles in a number of organizations throughout the state.
Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is a full-service law firm with more than 70 attorneys practicing from six offices across Wisconsin. The firm offers an array of legal services to corporate, public, private and individual client that range from small, midsized institutions to large municipalities and corporations.