Reported Decisions

The following is a list of decisions in cases involving our attorneys.

Antitrust

  • City of Madison v. Hyland, Hall & Co., 73 Wis. 2d 364, 243 N.W.2d 422 (1976)
  • General Beverage Sales Co. v. East-Side Winery, 568 F.2d 1147 (7th Cir. 1978)
  • In re Copper Antitrust Litigation, 98 F. Supp. 2d 1039 (W.D. Wis. 2000)
  • Slowiak v. Land O'Lakes, Inc., 987 F.2d 1293 (7th Cir. 1993)
  • Video International Production, Inc. v. Warner-Amex Cable Communications, Inc., 858 F.2d 1075 (5th Cir. 1988)

Bankruptcy

  • In re Carley Capital Group, 119 B.R. 646 (W.D. Wis. 1990)
  • Matter of James Wilson Associates, 965 F.2d 160 (7th Cir. 1992)

Constitutional

  • Ben's Bar, Inc. v. Village of Somerset, 316 F.3d 702 (7th Cir. 2003)
  • Callaway v. Hafeman, 832 F.2d 414 (7th Cir. 1987)
  • Dishnow v. School District of Rib Lake, 77 F.3d 194 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Fabry Glove & Mitten Co. v. Spitzer, 908 F. Supp. 625 (E.D. Wis. 1995)
  • Hanlon v. Town of Milton, 2000 WI 61, 235 Wis. 2d 597, 612 N.W.2d 44
  • Hanlon v. Town of Milton, 186 F.3d. 831 (7th Cir. 1999)
  • Harris v. Kelly, 63 Wis. 2d 664, 218 N.W.3d 360 (1974)
  • Porter v. DiBlasio, 93 F.3d 301 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Reserve Life Insurance Co. v. La Follette, 108 Wis. 2d 637, 323 N.W.2d 173 (Ct. App. 1982)
  • Riley v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 881 F.2d 368 (7th Cir. 1989)
  • Safe Water Association, Inc. v. City of Fond du Lac, 184 Wis. 2d 365, 516 N.W.2d 13 (Ct. App. 1994)
  • Spring v. Sheboygan Area School District, 865 F.2d 883 (7th Cir. 1989)
  • Thomsen v. Romeis, 198 F.3d 1022 (7th Cir. 2000)
  • Willan v. Columbia County, 280 F.3d 1160 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association v. Gannett Co., 716 F. Supp. 2d 773 (W.D. Wis. 2010)

Contract

  • Designer Direct, Inc. v. DeForest Redevelopment Authority, 368 F.3d 751 (7th Cir. 2004)
  • Designer Direct, Inc. v. DeForest Redevelopment Authority, 313 F.3d 1036 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • IDX Systems Corp. v. Epic Systems Corp., 285 F.3d 581 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • Lynch v. Carriage Ridge, LLC, 2004 WI 53, 271 Wis. 2d 608, 679 N.W.2d 514
  • Manpower Inc. v. Mason, 377 F. Supp. 2d 672 (E.D. Wis. 2005)
  • Mid-America Tablewares, Inc. v. Mogi Trading Co., 100 F.3d 1353 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Olympia Hotels Corp. v. Johnson Wax Development Corp., 908 F.2d 1363 (7th Cir. 1990)
  • Nagle Hart, Inc. v. United Pacific Insurance Co., 141 Wis. 2d 858, 417 N.W.2d 36 (Ct. App. 1987)
  • Nika Corp. v. City of Kansas City, Mo., 582 F. Supp. 343 (W.D. Mo. 1983)
  • Professional Service Network, Inc. v. American Alliance Holding Co., 238 F.3d 897 (7th Cir. 2001)
  • State v. Holland Plastics Co., 111 Wis. 2d 497, 331 N.W.2d 320 (1983)
  • Technology Marketing Corp. v. Hamlin, Inc., 974 F. Supp. 1224 (W.D. Wis. 1997)
  • Van's Supply & Equipment, Inc. v. Echo, Inc., 711 F. Supp. 497 (W.D. Wis. 1989)
  • Vermont Yogurt Co. v. Blanke Baer Fruit & Flavor Co., 107 Wis. 2d 603, 321 N.W.2d 315 (Ct. App. 1982)

Corporations

  • Borne v. Gonstead Advanced Techniques, Inc., 2003 WI App 135, 266 Wis. 2d 253, 667 N.W.2d 709

Fair Dealership Law

  • American Suzuki Motor Corp. v. Bill Kummer, Inc., 65 F.3d 1381 (7th Cir. 1995)
  • Bakke Chiropractic Clinic v. Physicians Plus Insurance Corp., 215 Wis. 2d 605, 573 N.W.2d 542 (Ct. App. 1997)
  • Eisencorp, Inc. v. Rocky Mountain Radar, Inc., 398 F.3d 962 (7th Cir. 2005)
  • Frieburg Farm Equipment, Inc. v. Van Dale, Inc., 978 F.2d 395 (7th Cir. 1992)
  • Generac Corp. v. Caterpillar, Inc., 172 F.3d 971 (7th Cir. 1999)
  • Home Protective Services, Inc. v. ADT Security Services, Inc., 438 F.3d 716 (7th Cir. 2006)
  • Kenosha Liquor Co. v. Heublein, Inc., 895 F.2d 418 (7th Cir. 1990)
  • Meyer v. Kero-Sun, Inc., 570 F. Supp. 402 (W.D. Wis. 1983)
  • Tri-State Business Machines, Inc. v. Lanier Worldwide, Inc., 221 F.3d 1015 (7th Cir. 2000)
  • Van's Supply & Equipment, Inc. v. Echo, Inc., 711 F. Supp. 497 (W.D. Wis. 1989)

Family Law

  • Faust v. Faust, 178 Wis. 2d 599, 501 N.W.2d 810 (Ct. App. 1993)
  • In re Custody of Noonan, 171 Wis. 2d 706, 492 N.W.2d 172 (Ct. App. 1992)
  • In re Interest of Kyle S.-G., 194 Wis. 2d 365, 533 N.W.2d 794 (1995)
  • Steiner v. Steiner, 2004 WI App 169, 276 Wis. 2d 290, 687 N.W.2d 740

Government

  • City of Madison v. Town of Fitchburg, 112 Wis. 2d 224, 332 N.W.2d 782 (1983)
  • City of Madison v. Town of Madison, 127 Wis. 2d 96, 377 N.W.2d 221 (Ct. App. 1985)
  • City of Sun Prairie v. Davis, 226 Wis. 2d 738, 595 N.W.2d 635 (1999)
  • City of Waukesha v. Salbashian, 128 Wis. 2d 334, 382 N.W.2d 52 (1986)
  • In re Incorporation of Town of Fitchburg, Dane County, 98 Wis. 2d 635, 299 N.W.2d 199 (1980)
  • Jackson County v. Department of Natural Resources, 2006 WI 96, 293 Wis. 2d 497, 717 N.W.2d 713
  • Mauler v. Bayfield County, 309 F.3d 997 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • Milwaukee County v. Juneau County, 2004 WI App 23, 269 Wis. 2d 730, 676 N.W.2d 513
  • Mount Horeb Community Alert v. Village Board of Mount Horeb, 2003 WI 100, 263 Wis. 2d 544, 665 N.W.2d 229
  • Samuel C. Johnson 1988 Trust v. Bayfield County, 634 F. Supp. 2d 956 (W.D. Wis. 2009)
  • Samuel C. Johnson 1988 Trust v. Bayfield County, 520 F.3d 822 (7th. Cir. 2008)
  • Village of Hobart v. Brown County, 2007 WI App 250, 306 Wis. 2d 263, 742 N.W.2d 907
  • Village of Hobart v. Brown County, 2005 WI 78, 281 Wis. 2d 628, 698 N.W.2d 83
  • Village of Hobart v. Brown County, 2004 WI App 66, 271 Wis. 2d 268, 678 N.W.2d 402
  • Wagner Mobil, Inc. v. City of Madison, 190 Wis. 2d 585, 527 N.W.2d 301 (1995)
  • Wisconsin Realtors Association, Inc. v. Town of West Point, 2008 WI App 40, 309 Wis. 2d 199, 747 N.W.2d 681
  • Wisconsin Realtors Association, Inc. v. Town of West Point, 2007 WI 139, 306 Wis. 2d 42, 743 N.W.2d 441

Insurance

  • Benjamin v. Dohm, 189 Wis. 2d 352, 525 N.W.2d 371 (Ct. App. 1994)
  • Krawczyk v. Bank of Sun Prairie, 203 Wis. 2d 556, 553 N.W.2d 299 (Ct. App. 1996)
  • Leverence v. U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty, 158 Wis. 2d 64, 462 N.W.2d 218 (Ct. App. 1990)
  • Martindale v. Ripp, 2001 WI 113, 246 Wis. 2d 67, 629 N.W.2d 698
  • Martinson v. North Central Life Insurance Co., 65 Wis. 2d 268, 222 N.W.2d 611 (1974)
  • Maryland Casualty Co. v. Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Co., 81 Wis. 2d 248, 260 N.W.2d 380 (1977)
  • Rekowski v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 417 F. Supp. 2d 1040 (W.D. Wis. 2006)
  • Rhein Building Co. v. Gehrt, 21 F. Supp. 2d 896 (E.D. Wis. 1998)
  • Schmitz v. Hunter Machinery, 89 Wis. 2d 388, 279 N.W.2d 172 (1979)
  • Schult v. Rural Mutual Insurance Co., 195 Wis. 2d 231, 536 N.W.2d 135 (Ct. App. 1995)
  • Sta-Rite Industries, Inc. v. Allstate Insurance Co., 96 F.3d 281 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Whitt v. DeLeu, 707 F. Supp. 1011 (W.D. Wis. 1989)
  • Wild v. Subscription Plus, Inc., 292 F.3d 526 (7th Cir. 2002)

Intentional Torts

  • Gerol v. Arena, 127 Wis. 2d 1, 377 N.W.2d 618 (Ct. App. 1985)
  • Torgerson v. Journal/Sentinel, Inc., 210 Wis. 2d 524, 563 N.W.2d 472 (1997)

Judgment

  • Brown v. LaChance, 165 Wis. 2d 52, 477 N.W.2d 296 (Ct. App. 1991)
  • Phillips Plastics Corp. v. Department of Natural Resources, 98 Wis. 2d 524, 297 N.W.2d 69 (Ct. App. 1980)
  • State ex rel. Barksdale v. Litscher, 2004 WI App 130, 275 Wis. 2d 493, 685 N.W.2d 801
  • United States v. Schmalz, 823 F. Supp. 644 (E.D. Wis. 1993)

Legal Malpractice

  • Matter of Disciplinary Proceedings Against Jacobs, 161 Wis. 2d 392, 467 N.W.2d 783 (1991)
  • Nicolet Instrument Corp. v. Lindquist & Vennum, 34 F.3d 453 (7th Cir. 1994)

Limitation of Action

  • Zielke v. Wausau Memorial Hospital, 529 F. Supp. 571 (W.D. Wis. 1982)

Patents

  • Oscar Mayer Foods Corp. v. Conagra, Inc., 869 F. Supp. 656 (W.D. Wis. 1994)
  • Valmet Paper Machinery, Inc. v. Beloit Corp., 868 F. Supp. 1085 (W.D. Wis. 1994)

Pensions

  • Milwaukee Carpenter's District Council Health Fund v. Philip Morris, Inc., 70 F. Supp. 2d 888 (E.D. Wis. 1999)

Personal Injury

  • Kerns v. Madison Gas & Electric Co., 134 Wis. 2d 387, 396 N.W.2d 788 (Ct. App. 1986)
  • Meier ex. rel. Meier v. Champ's Sports Bar & Grill, Inc., 2001 WI 20, 241 Wis. 2d 605, 623 N.W.2d 94
  • Mullen v. Coolong, 153 Wis. 2d 401, 451 N.W.2d 412 (1990)
  • Redepenning v. Dore, 56 Wis. 2d 129, 201 N.W.2d 580 (1972)

Prisons

  • State ex rel. Myers v. Swenson, 2004 WI App 224, 277 Wis. 2d 749, 691 N.W.2d 357
  • State ex rel. Ponchik v. Bradley, 2004 WI App 226, 277 Wis. 2d 768, 690 N.W.2d 860

Product Liability

  • Johnson v. Allis Chalmers Corp., 162 Wis. 2d 261, 470 N.W.2d 859 (1991)
  • Krueger v. Tappan Co., 104 Wis. 2d 199, 311 N.W.2d 219 (Ct. App. 1981)
  • Sedbrook v. Zimmerman Design Group, Ltd., 190 Wis. 2d 14, 526 N.W.2d 758 (Ct. App. 1994)

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations

  • Jubelirer v. MasterCard International, Inc., 68 F. Supp. 2d 1049 (W.D. Wis. 1999)

Removal of Cases

  • State of Wisconsin v. Abbott Laboratories, 390 F. Supp. 2d 815 (W.D. Wis. 2005)
  • State of Wisconsin v. Abbott Laboratories, 341 F. Supp. 2d 1057 (W.D. Wis. 2004)

Taxation

  • ABKA Limited Partnership v. Village of Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, 231 Wis. 2d 328, 603 N.W.2d 217 (1999)
  • Ahrens v. Town of Fulton, 2002 WI 29, 251 Wis. 2d 135, 641 N.W.2d 423
  • Grace Episcopal Church v. City of Madison, 129 Wis.2d 331, 385 N.W.2d 200 (Ct. App. 1986)
  • IBM Credit Corp. v. Village of Allouez, 188 Wis. 2d 143, 524 N.W.2d 132 (1994)
  • Mineral Point Valley Limited Partnership v. City of Mineral Point Board of Review, 2004 WI App 158, 275 Wis. 2d 784, 686 N.W.2d 697
  • Nestle USA, Inc., v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, 2011 WI 4
  • Norquist v. Zeuske, 2002 WI 69, 253 Wis. 2d 445, 645 N.W.2d 869
  • Norquist v. Zeuske, 211 Wis. 2d 241, 564 N.W.2d 748 (1997)
  • Saddle Ridge Corp. v. Board of Review for Town of Pacific, 2010 WI 47, 325 Wis. 2d 29, 784 N.W.2d 527
  • St. Clare Hospital of Monroe, Wisconsin, Inc. v. City of Monroe, 209 Wis. 2d 364, 563 N.W.2d 170 (Ct. App. 1997)
  • Transamerica Financial Corp. v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, 56 Wis. 2d 57, 201 N.W.2d 552 (1972)
  • University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, Inc. v. City of Madison, 2003 WI App 204, 267 Wis. 2d 504, 671 N.W.2d 292

Trademarks

  • Western Wisconsin Water, Inc. v. Quality Beverages of Wisconsin, Inc., 2007 WI App 188, 305 Wis. 2d 217, 738 N.W.2d 114

Utilities

  • Clean Wisconsin, Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 2005 WI 93, 282 Wis. 2d 250, 700 N.W.2d 768
  • Friends of the Earth v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 78 Wis. 2d 388, 254 N.W.2d 299 (1977)
  • Kopfhamer v. Madison Gas & Electric Co., 2002 WI App 266, 258 Wis. 2d 359, 654 N.W.2d 256
  • Madison Gas & Electric Co. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 150 Wis. 2d 186, 441 N.W.2d 311 (Ct. App. 1989)
  • Madison Gas & Electric Co. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 109 Wis. 2d 127, 325 N.W.2d 339 (1982)
  • Madison Gas & Electric Co. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 105 Wis. 2d 385, 313 N.W.2d 847 (Ct. App. 1981)
  • Negus v. Madison Gas & Electric Co., 112 Wis. 2d 52, 331 N.W.2d 658 (Ct. App. 1983)
  • Wisconsin Natural Gas Co. v. Ford, Bacon & Davis Construction Corp., 96 Wis. 2d 314, 291 N.W.2d 825 (1980)
  • Wisconsin's Environmental Decade, Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 93 Wis. 2d 650, 287 N.W.2d 737 (1980)
  • Wisconsin's Environmental Decade, Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 84 Wis. 2d 504, 267 N.W.2d 609 (1978)
  • Wisconsin Power & Light Co. v. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 2006 WI App 221, 296 Wis. 2d 705, 725 N.W.2d 423