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Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP

32 partners named Super Lawyers

Phone: 414.271.6560


Jennifer R. Rupkey
Director, Marketing & Business Development
Direct Dial: 414.225.8262


MILWAUKEE, WI November, 10, 2015 – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is proud to announce 32 partners were recognized in the 2015 edition of Wisconsin Super Lawyers (Copyright 2015 Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business). The following attorneys were honored for excellence in their practice area:

Attorney Practice Office
1. Scott C. Beightol Employment & Labor Milwaukee
2. Paul E. Benson Civil Litigation: Defense Milwaukee
3. J. Donald Best IP Litigation Madison
4. Linda H. Bochert Environmental Madison
5. Amy O. Bruchs Employment & Labor Madison
6. David A. Crass Environmental Madison
7. David W. Croysdale Employment & Labor Milwaukee
8. John D. Finerty, Jr. General Litigation Milwaukee
9. F. William Haberman Estate & Probate Milwaukee
10. Nancy Leary Haggerty Real Estate Milwaukee
11. Jordan J. Hemaidan Energy & Resources Madison
12. Eric E. Hobbs Employment & Labor Milwaukee
13. Amy Schmidt Jones Employee Litigation Milwaukee
14. Bradley J. Kalscheur Estate & Probate Milwaukee
15. David A. Krutz Construction Litigation Milwaukee
16. Richard J. Langer Estate & Probate Madison
17. Jonathan H. Margolies IP Litigation Milwaukee
18. Gordon K. Miller Estate & Probate Milwaukee
19. Todd E. Palmer Environmental Madison
20. Charles B. Palmer Employment & Labor Waukesha
21. J. Lewis Perlson Estate & Probate Milwaukee
22. Mark S. Poker Estate & Probate Waukesha
23. Bret A. Roge Business/Corporate Milwaukee
24. Timothy G. Schally Tax Milwaukee
25. John C. Scheller IP Litigation Madison
26. Thomas W. Scrivner Employment & Labor Milwaukee
27. Ann Ustad Smith Creditor Debtor Rights Madison
28. Charles P. Stevens Employee Benefits Milwaukee
29. Mary C. Turke Business Litigation Madison
30. Daniel J. Vaccaro Criminal Defense Milwaukee
31. William F. White Land Use/Zoning Madison
32. Ted A. Wisnefski Business Litigation Milwaukee

In addition, ten Michael Best attorneys were chosen for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2015. The Rising Stars list honors the best attorneys who are under the age of 40 or have been practicing law for 10 years or less.

Attorney Practice Office
1. Victor J. Allen Business Litigation Milwaukee
2. Albert Bianchi, Jr. IP Litigation Madison
3. Sarah N. Ehrhardt Estate & Probate Milwaukee
4. Thomas A. Janczewski Business Litigation Milwaukee
5. Patricia L. Jenness Business Litigation Milwaukee
6. Benjamin A. Kaplan General Litigation Milwaukee
7. Aaron H. Kastens Construction Litigation Milwaukee
8. Steven A. Nigh Employment & Labor Milwaukee
9. Farrah N.W. Rifelj Employment & Labor Madison
10. Adam E. Witkov Business Litigation Milwaukee

About 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. In the United States, Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.

About Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
For more than 167 years, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading law firm, providing a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm has more than 220 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois; Salt Lake City, Utah; Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas. Michael Best’s main areas of practice include: intellectual property, labor and employment relations (including employee benefits), litigation, and transactional (including corporate, tax, real estate/project development and financing and wealth planning). For more information, visit


Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
100 East Wisconsin Avenue Suite 3300

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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