Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren: 54 Reinhart attorneys recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

MILWAUKEE – 41 Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) attorneys have been selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers” and 13 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars.”

Bruce T. Block and Scott W. Hansen are among the Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Jesse S. Ishikawa is among the Top 25 Madison Super Lawyers and Jennifer R. D’Amato is among the Top 25 Wisconsin Women Super Lawyers.

No more than five percent of the lawyers in Wisconsin are selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

Reinhart’s Super Lawyers

Reinhart’s Super Lawyers and their practice areas are listed below.

Milwaukee Office

James M. Bedore – Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance; Business/Corporate
Peter C. Blain – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Banking
Bruce T. Block – Real Estate; Land Use/Zoning; Government/Cities/Municipalities
Laura A. Brenner – Business Litigation; Franchise/Dealership
Larri J. Broomfield – Mergers & Acquisitions; Health Care; Business/Corporate
Lawrence J. Burnett – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate
Mark A. Cameli – Business Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar
William R. Cummings – Real Estate; Construction/Surety
Jennifer R. D’Amato – Estate Planning & Probate; Closely Held Business; Non-Profit
Francis W. Deisinger – Estate & Trust Litigation; Business Litigation; Professional Liability: Defense
Margaret M. Derus – Tax
Frederic G. Friedman – Estate Planning & Probate
Nora E. Gierke – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Franchise/Dealership; Business Litigation
Michael G. Goller – Tax
Scott W. Hansen – Business Litigation; Franchise/Dealership; Class Action/Mass Torts
David G. Hanson – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation
Robert J. Heath – Health Care
John A. Herbers – Estate Planning & Probate; Closely Held Business; Tax
Patrick J. Hodan – Business Litigation; Civil Litigation Defense; Construction Litigation
Kevin J. Howley – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Franchise/Dealership
Michael D. Jankowski – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Banking; Business/Corporate
Jerome M. Janzer – Real Estate; Business/Corporate; Land Use/Zoning
Tracey L. Klein – Health Care; Government Relations
Robert J. Misey, Jr. – Tax; International; Entertainment & Sports
Philip R. O’Brien – Employee Benefits/ERISA
Michael T. Pepke – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Securities & Corporate Finance
Timothy P. Reardon – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
John L. Schliesmann – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
Allen C. Schlinsog, Jr. – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Business Litigation; FDA
Robert K. Sholl – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense; Workers’ Compensation
Michael H. Simpson – Environmental; Real Estate
John M. Van Lieshout – Environmental

Madison Office

Jesse S. Ishikawa – Real Estate
Lynn M. Stathas – Employment & Labor; Business Litigation
Harvey L. Temkin – Real Estate; Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions

Waukesha Office

Vincent J. Beres – Mergers & Acquisitions; Tax
Brian G. Carroll – Business/Corporate; Estate Planning & Probate; Health Care
Scott M. Fabry – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
Timothy A. Nettesheim – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
J. Bushnell Nielsen – Real Estate; Insurance Coverage
David G. Peterson – Business Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: Products; General Litigation

Reinhart’s Rising Stars

Rising Stars names the top young lawyers in each state as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. All Rising Stars are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Wisconsin are selected to the list.

Reinhart’s Rising Stars and their practice areas are listed below.

Milwaukee Office

Lucien A. Beaudry – Tax; Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions
Heather L. Fields – Health Care
David E. Frank – Business Litigation
Rebecca Frihart Kennedy – Civil Litigation Defense; Personal Injury Defense: Products
Nathan K. Johnson– Estate Planning & Probate
Robert S. Jones – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation; Construction Litigation
Christopher E. Rechlicz – Business/Corporate; Securities & Corporate Finance; Banking
Meghan K. Shannon – Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions
Joseph W. Voiland – Employee Benefits/ERISA; Business Litigation

Madison Office

Justin F. Oeth – Real Estate
Meg S.L. Pekarske – Health Care; Administrative Law
Jessica Hutson Polakowski – Business Litigation

Waukesha Office

Eric P. Hagemeier – Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance


Reinhart is a full-service, business-oriented law firm with offices in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Madison, Wisconsin; Rockford, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona; and Denver, Colorado. With more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service.



Kirk Kusick, Marketing Manager

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

1000 North Water Street, Suite 1700 | Milwaukee, WI 53202

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