Michael Best & Friedrich LLP: Michael Best Helps Troops Stay Connected to Home

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Milwaukee, WI (September 12, 2005) – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP recently donated 22 laptops to Operation Cause (Communications Among U.S. Soldiers Everywhere) which benefits the Wisconsin National Guard’s deploying units. The technology provides service men and women a timely means of information exchange, allowing each to stay connected with loved ones via the Internet and use of electronic mail.

“When we learned of Operation Cause, we knew immediately that this was an effort we wanted to support. One firm attorney, in addition to family members and friends of our staff and firm clients are serving our country. This is just another way to demonstrate our support,” says Thomas E. Obenberger, Firm Managing Partner of Michael Best.

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Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 250 attorneys in six office locations, including Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and intellectual property litigation; corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax, and wealth planning.

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