Wisconsin Super Lawyers Articles

OK, Ladies, Now Let’s Get in Formation

Leadership diversity, equal pay and discrimination: Eight women weigh in on how far the legal profession has (and hasn’t) come

Featuring Diane S. Diel, …

The Case That Came Back to Life

William Sulton thought the case was over and done with. Then new evidence resurrected it

Featuring William F. Sulton

The Silent Partner at Sweet & Maier

The historic home adds something strange to the neighborhood

Featuring John L. Maier, Jr.

Every Rose Has Its Horn

Larry Bechler performed in three Rose Bowls with ‘The Best Damn Band in the Land’

Featuring Lawrence E. Bechler

Local Counsel with Jack W. Ebbott

The Madison attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Featuring Jack W. Ebbott

Corey Hengen

Cream of the Crop

Cannon and Dunphy have built powerful legal careers from lessons they learned growing up in Wauwatosa

Featuring Patrick O. Dunphy, …

Providing for Providers

Sarah E. Coyne helps rural hospitals apply big health care laws to small-scale operations

Featuring Sarah E. Coyne

The Tie That Binds

Stephen Hayes tried the first traditional surrogacy case in Wisconsin, then helped write the law on it

Featuring Stephen W. Hayes

Discovery with Bridget M. Erwin

The Fox Valley attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Featuring Bridget M. Erwin

Corey Hengen

Dean Strang Has the Mic

Making a Murderer has brought him, and the justice system, to the national stage

Featuring Dean A. Strang

Where There’s Smoke, There’s John V. McCoy

Following fires and finding who’s at fault

Featuring John V. McCoy

Divorcing from the Status Quo

Susan Hansen and Gregory Hildebrand created the Family Mediation Center to meet evolving legal needs

Featuring Susan A. Hansen, …

Staying Afloat

How Brent Nistler keeps businesses—including his own—above ground

Featuring Brent D. Nistler

A Game of Millimeters

In a past life, Nate Olson worked drug intelligence and served in Iraq

Featuring Nathan Olson

Q&A with Dean Strang

The Making a Murderer lawyer talks about Brendan Dassey's overturned sentence

Featuring Dean A. Strang

Discovery with Dennis M. Melowski

Ironman Dennis Melowski on throwing fastballs, Jay Z name drops and being unapologetic

Featuring Dennis M. Melowski

Local Counsel with Kristen E. Lonergan

The Wausau attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Featuring Kristen E. Lonergan

Corey Hengen

The Bookends

How sharing a room as kids helped turn Heidi Vogt and Linda Vogt Meagher into top litigators

Featuring Linda V. Meagher, …

Richard Fleischman

The Man From Luck

Ardell Skow has spent 50 years taking personal injury cases in northwestern Wisconsin

Featuring Ardell W. Skow

Brew Crew

Milwaukee Brewers’ extra-base hits make wishes come true—and not just at Miller Park


Board Games

Lance Trollop on the challenges facing education in Wisconsin

Featuring Lance Trollop

The Long and Winding Road

Bob Gegios’s six-year battle to try his case

Featuring Robert L. Gegios

Labor Force

Barbara Zack Quindel on east coast sarcasm, the Wisconsin idea, and the last five years for Wisconsin labor

Featuring Barbara Zack Quindel

Corey Hengen

On the Variety of Things

To general litigator Dean Laing, it’s a new day every day

Featuring Dean P. Laing

Corey Hengen

The Silent Part of the Conversation

It’s just one reason why Marie Stanton thrives as a mediator

Featuring Marie A. Stanton

Paradigm Shifts

Jerry Gonzalez fosters relationships between corporations and minority- and women-owned firms


Trial Dog

In an age of settlements, clients with must-try cases are relying on experienced lawyers like J. Ric Gass

Featuring J. Ric Gass

Corey Hengen

The Human Side of Law

Elder and family law attorney Margaret W. Hickey guides people through disasters both natural and emotional

Featuring Margaret W. Hickey

Corey Hengen

The Things He Carries

Stephen J. Meyer’s clients tend to be good people who have screwed up once

Featuring Stephen J. Meyer

Schooling Banks and Brokers

What Stephen E. Kravit and C.J. Krawczyk found in three million pages of discovery

Featuring Stephen E. Kravit, …

Life, Death and the Green Bay Packers

Real estate attorney Benjamin S. Stern, of Chernov, Stern & Krings, talks about the global financial meltdown, the importance of the dash, and some football team or other

Featuring Benjamin S. Stern

Corey Hengen

The Quick and the Reserved

Terry E. Johnson likes helping lawyers with problems

Featuring Terry E. Johnson

Corey Hengen

Longtime Adviser

Anne Ross’ calm, elbows-in approach keeps clients coming back for decades

Featuring Anne E. Ross

Act 10, Scene 2

Shana Lewis is a problem-solver for Wisconsin school districts

Featuring Shana R. Lewis

Buting for the Defense

Cancer survivor Jerome Buting on fallibility, prejudgment and the deterioration of criminal law

Featuring Jerome F. Buting

Corey Hengen

Professional Calm

Daphne Webb stays level in the emotionally charged area of family law  

Featuring Daphne Webb

Corey Hengen

Flying Colors

Aviation defense lawyer Bill Katt avoids the cockpit but goes full throttle in the courtroom

Featuring William J. Katt

Situation NORML

Why Kirk Obear, a former chief of military justice, works pro bono for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Featuring Kirk B. Obear

Act 10, Scene 1

Lester Pines and Tamara Packard were ringside during the Madison protests

Featuring Lester A. Pines, …

Corey Hengen

War Stories

Dennis P. Coffey on the war on drugs, law schools, and how overlegislated we are

Featuring Dennis P. Coffey

Everybody Likes Don

Plaintiff’s lawyer Don Prachthauser is true and prepared

Featuring Don C. Prachthauser

The Book of Daniels

Real estate lawyer John Daniels uses business instincts and people skills to help shape Milwaukee

Featuring John W. Daniels, Jr.

Packed to the Gills

Brothers Pat and Greg Gill Jr. bring gridiron intensity to their family-owned firm

Featuring Patrick P. Gill

Turning Al Anbar

Why Mark Budzinski left his med-mal practice to lead troops in Iraq

Featuring Mark T. Budzinski

Sympathy for the Defendant

Tracey Wood is energetic, optimistic, and represents ‘the most hated’ defendants

Featuring Tracey A. Wood


Philip J. Halley could tell you about his practice; but then he wouldn’t be a trusts and estates lawyer

Featuring Philip J. Halley

Man of Milwaukee

Why Frank Gimbel loves jury trials and Don Quixote

Featuring Franklyn M. Gimbel

Barristers of the Ballot Box

How five Wisconsin lawyers got involved in the political process

Featuring Christine Bremer Muggli, …

Corner Man

Former cop Ed Harness is empathetic and unintimidated

Featuring Edward Harness

Late Bloomer

How Corrado Cirillo demonstrated his wherewithals

Featuring Corrado Cirillo

Woman’s Best Friend

How Megan Senatori helps domestic abuse victims—and their pets—get to safety

Featuring Megan A. Senatori

The Pugilist (Not) At Rest

Michael Tarnoff of the Warshafsky Law Firm is boxing again—after 50 years

Featuring Michael I. Tarnoff

Rainy Day Man

Stephen P. Hurley fights ‘the 21st-century version of lynching'

Featuring Stephen P. Hurley

The Catcher of the Lie

Ted Warshafsky on community, Ralph Nader and getting the motherf---ers to fess up


Keeping an Eye on What’s Right … And Wrong

Patricia Struck is looking out for your retirement savings

Featuring Patricia D. Struck

Give Us Your Scientists, Your Engineers, Yearning to Breathe Free

Immigration lawyer Glorily Lopez on who we're keeping out and why

Featuring Glorily A. Lopez

Confronting Our No. 1 Fear (And It’s Not Death)

Trial lawyer Brenda Sunby once dreaded public speaking

Featuring Brenda K. Sunby

Keep Manhattan, Just Give Her That Countryside

Brittany Ogden couldn't resist the pull of the family farm

Featuring Brittany S. Ogden

The Lawyer Who Saw the Lightning

Stephen M. Glynn and nearly 40 years of moral fitness


The Guy From the West End of Milwaukee

Mike Jones is the public face of Milwaukee’s most iconic product

Featuring Michael T. Jones

We Are Family

Relatives who play and work well together

Featuring Lynn R. Laufenberg, …

From Court to Court

Karie Cattanach is still sinking threes as Dane County assistant D.A.


One-Man Law & Order

Mark Tilkens went from Top Cop to Top Lawyer


Peer Recognition

How Erik Guenther gets juries to sympathize with clients accused of sexual assault

Featuring Erik R. Guenther

The Lawyer With a Bear in His Briefcase

Frank Daily chose the law because of Atticus Finch’s example, Bobby Kennedy’s letter and a healthy Irish respect for the rules


The Supreme Thrill

Four Wisconsin attorneys talk about taking their cases all the way to the Supreme Court

Featuring Brady C. Williamson, …

The Lawyer Who Can Save Your Soul

Personal injury lawyer Emile Banks moonlights as associate pastor at Christian Faith Fellowship Church

Featuring Emile H. Banks, Jr.

If Life Gives You Lemons, Call Vincent Megna

The Waukesha attorney finally found his niche at 46: representing Davids against automotive Goliaths

Featuring Vincent P. Megna

A Small Part to Play

While forging a business litigation practice in Milwaukee, Tomislav Kuzmanovic also helped liberate Croatia

Featuring Tomislav Z. Kuzmanovic

Lady Justice

Linda Balisle just wanted a part-time job; she wound up making new law

Featuring Linda S. Balisle

The Boxer

Pedro Colón’s life reads like a Horatio Alger story


Get Your Motor Runnin'

Jennifer Kent went in-house with the most famous motorcycle company in the world


Getting Even

Robert L. Habush went into the law reluctantly; now Wisconsin’s Trial Lawyer of the Year award is named after him.


The Crusader

Robert Henak’s mission is to make sure no one slips through the cracks

Featuring Robert R. Henak

Milwaukee's Prosecutor

After 37 years as Milwaukee’s district attorney, E.Michael McCann keeps going ... and going ...


The Storm

Victor Arellano makes waves to help immigrants find peaceful shores.


Bringing Momentum to Milwaukee

Amelia McCarthy tosses footballs, shatters ceilings


The Listener

Reflecting on a year as state bar president

Featuring Michelle A. Behnke

Carrie Bradshaw of the Tundra

Billie Jean Smith travels far and wide for adventure … or a good pair of shoes

Featuring Billie Jean Smith

The Voice

Philip O’Brien speaks well inside the courtroom and inside the booth

Featuring Philip R. O'Brien

Representing the First Americans

Brian Pierson knows what sovereignty means

Featuring Brian L. Pierson

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