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Godfrey & Kahn

Milwaukee-based Godfrey & Kahn S.C. announced that 37 of its attorneys have been named 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. They are among the top 5 percent of lawyers in the state based on research conducted by Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters Legal Division. Additionally, 24 Godfrey & Kahn attorneys have been recognized as 2011 Wisconsin Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars are lawyers age 40 and under or lawyers who have been practicing for 10 or less years. They are among the top 2.5 percent of the best, up-and-coming attorneys in the state based on the results of a survey completed by the most recent group of Super Lawyers. Super lawyers from southeastern Wisconsin include: Michael Apfeld, Anthony Baish, Stephen Chernof, John Dickens, William Duffin, Michael Dwyer, Patricia Falb, Carol Gehl, Gardner Govan, Arthur Harrington, John Kirtley, Joan Klimpel, Debra Sadow Koenig, Kristi Leswing, William Levit, Jr., Diane Marchik, Christopher Noyes, James Phillips, Brian Pierson, Howard Pollack, James Sheriff, Mark Shiller, Peter Sommerhauser, Nicholas Wahl, and Mark Witt. The 2011 Godfrey & Kahn Rising Stars from Southeastern Wisconsin include: Krisstina Ebner, Brian Gilpin, Michael Huitink, Jonathan Ingrisano, Lecia Johnson, Brett Koeller, Maria Kreiter, Jason Kuwayama, Danielle Machata, Rebecca Mason, John McDonald, Patrick Murphy, Andrew Oettinger, John Reichert, Sven Skillrud, and Paul Griepentrog.


Oilerie Brookfield

The Oilerie Brookfield recently relocated within The Plaza in Brookfield. The new store is approximately 1,250 square feet and is located just a few feet from its previous location. It features tuscan colors in its décor and natural lighting. Jackie Zach is president of Jacqueline M. Zach Enterprises, LLC, d.b.a. The Oilerie Brookfield, an Olive Oil Bar store located in The Plaza at 17125C W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield.


Zita Bridal Salon

Zita Bridal Salon, an upscale boutique specializing in wedding gowns and special occasion dresses, recently opened its new store at 761 N. Jefferson St. in downtown Milwaukee. The boutique occupies 3,900 square feet of space of first-floor space in the George Watts & Son building. The relocation of Zita is the second retail deal coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. In June 2011, Zita Bridal Salon co-owners Marina Kuhn and Cynthia Apfelbach formed a new company, C&M Boutique, and assumed ownership of the bridal boutique. After acquiring Zita Bridal Salon, plans to move downtown were expedited by available space at George Watts & Son and retail incentives. Work on the new downtown store began in July 2011. George Watts & Son will continue to operate at 761 N. Jefferson St., however operations will be consolidated to the second level.

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