MILWAUKEE – The Board of Directors and Jerome M. Janzer, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) announced that attorneys Nathan K. Johnson, Amy L. Lindner and Lucas J. Pagels have been named shareholders in the firm.
Johnson, a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice, serves a wide range of clients including individuals, closely held businesses and charitable organizations. He is licensed to practice law in both Arizona–where Reinhart has recently opened an office–and Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and spent several years with a large accounting firm before joining Reinhart. This experience, combined with his knowledge of estate planning and tax law, enables Johnson to recognize the goals and challenges of clients and to create appropriate solutions for them. Johnson also speaks on a variety of trust and estate planning topics to business audiences, including financial institutions and professional organizations.
Johnson received his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and earned his law degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School. In addition to being selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition for the past two years, Johnson was named a FIVE STAR Wealth ManagerSM for 2010.
Lindner is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices. She helps business clients across many industries protect valuable technologies and trade secrets. She resolves disputes in ways that further each client’s strategic goals and represents businesses in complex intellectual property litigation. Lindner helps protect mechanical and electrical inventions, including mining equipment, ultrasonic cleaning devices, quantitative financial analysis systems and many other products and systems.
Lindner earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin. She received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School and was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition 2010. She recently first-chaired five felony jury trials as part of a project with Milwaukee County. Amy is also the former chair of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Wisconsin (intellectual property section).
Pagels, a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice, advises retirement plan clients on issues concerning contract negotiations, investment arrangements, tax qualification and fiduciary compliance. He represents numerous employee retirement plans, including ESOPs, 401(k) plans and Taft-Hartley pension plans. He also is a member of the Reinhart Institutional Investor Services group, and advises pension funds and other institutional investors in connection with private equity and hedge fund investments and their fiduciary responsibilities relating to alternative investments.
Pagels graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in finance and economics. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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