Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.: Reinhart shareholder Fielkow a "2012 women in the law"
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.: Reinhart shareholder Fielkow a "2012 women in the law" honoree
MILWAUKEE – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) shareholder Colleen E. Fielkow is being honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of its "2012 Women in the Law." At a dinner event tonight at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, the Law Journal is honoring "outstanding achievement by the top women in the practice of law." Fielkow is among a group of 25 honorees.
Fielkow is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice and also manages the Product Liability group. She counsels and defends a wide range of corporate clients on product liability and mass tort proceedings in Wisconsin and nationwide. Fielkow has extensive knowledge of the challenges facing medical device manufacturers and distributors, and she also represents nursing homes, heavy and light equipment manufacturers, the print industry and recreational and sporting goods companies. In addition, she defends corporate clients involved in intellectual property, banking, contract and other commercial disputes.
Fielkow is one of the founding members of the Reinhart Women's Forum, a female attorney affinity group at the firm. She co-chairs the firm's pro bono programs and was named Reinhart's 2009 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Additionally, Fielkow manages the firm's Domestic Abuse Injunction Project, a Reinhart pro bono team effort in partnership with Legal Action of Wisconsin, to provide free legal representation to low-income persons seeking court-ordered injunctions in domestic abuse cases. Fielkow serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund and St. Catherine's Residence for Women.
Fielkow earned her J.D., with honors and Order of the Coif, from DePaul University College of Law, and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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