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Wisconsin

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  • Serving as lead trial counsel for a public utility company in a certified antitrust class action in Wisconsin alleging wholesale natural gas price manipulation and seeking damages in excess of $2 billion.
  • Systems Engineering Co., Inc. v. The Estate of H.W. Patrick Wittbrot, et al. (Wisc. 2010) - Won a favorable verdict, including treble damages, for a large OEM client whose property was converted by a rival company. Secured judgment for fair market value of the converted property as well as the return of millions of dollars of equipment.
  • Trinity Petroleum v. Scott Oil Company (Wisc. 2010) - Argued and won before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a first-impression matter involving the retroactive application of Wisconsin's frivolousness statute. The Court reversed the appeals court's denial of attorney's fees. This upheld a summary judgment win for an oil company facing allegations of wrongful termination of a carrier contract.
  • Diamondback Funding, LLC v. Chili's of Wisconsin (2010) - Won a defense verdict, including damages and attorneys' fees, after securing successive appellate court reversals of the trial court's denial of a client's right to enforce a restrictive covenant proscribing the operation of a competitor.
  • American Total Security v. Schultz (Wisc. Ct. App. 2005) - Won reversal of a trial court's order against an 81-year-old pro bono client who was the victim of a predatory contractor. Won double damages and attorneys' fees under Wisconsin's Home Improvement Code.
  • Managed litigation for a leading nationwide insurer in bad faith cases related to MedPay coverage in 12 states (Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin) and Washington, D.C.

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