Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.: 63 Reinhart attorneys recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers

MILWAUKEE – 45 Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) attorneys are recognized as 2012 Wisconsin “Super Lawyers” and 18 Reinhart attorneys are recognized as “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars.”

Bruce T. Block, Mark A. Cameli, Scott W. Hansen are among the Top 25 Milwaukee and Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Peter C. Blain is also among the Wisconsin Top 50.

No more than five percent of the lawyers in Wisconsin are selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers 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 selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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
* Colleen E. Fielkow – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Civil Litigation Defense; Intellectual Property Litigation
* Frederic G. Friedman – Estate Planning & Probate
* 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
* Steven D. Huff – Employee Benefits/ERISA
* 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
* James G. Morrow – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property; Information Technology/Outsourcing
* 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
* Gregory F. Monday – Closely Held Business; Estate Planning & Probate
* Lynn M. Stathas – Employment & Labor; Business Litigation
* Harvey L. Temkin – Real Estate; Land Use/Zoning; Business/Corporate

Waukesha Office

* Vincent J. Beres – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
* Brian G. Carroll – Business/Corporate; Estate Planning & Probate; Health Care
* Scott M. Fabry – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; Tax
* Donald P. Gallo – Environmental
* 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 nominated by other attorneys and evaluated through an attorney-led research team. 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
* James P. Denis – Personal Injury Defense: Products
* Richard W. Donner – Real Estate; Government Relations
* Robert S. Driscoll – Employment Litigation: Defense; Employment & Labor; Appellate
* Rebecca Frihart Kennedy – Business Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: Products
* Benjamin T. Kurten – Immigration
* L. Katie Mason – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
* Christopher E. Rechlicz – Business/Corporate; Securities & Corporate Finance; Banking
* Meghan K. Shannon – Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions
* Katie D. Triska – Employment & Labor
* 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 – Intellectual Property Litigation; Tax
* Nathan J. Wautier – Real Estate; Land Use/Zoning; Business/Corporate

Waukesha Office

* Robert W. Habich – Real Estate; Business/Corporate; Banking
* Eric P. Hagemeier – Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance; Business/Corporate
* Jeremy T. Whitt – Real Estate; Business/Corporate


Reinhart is a full-service, business-oriented law firm with offices in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Madison, Wisconsin; Rockford and Chicago, 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.