Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. elects three new shareholdersJanuary 03, 2017
MILWAUKEE (Jan. 3, 2017) ─ Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is pleased to announce the election of Shane Delsman, Brian Spahn and Peter Wilder as the firm’s newest shareholders, effective immediately.
Delsman is a shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups. He is a registered patent attorney and focuses his intellectual property law practice on litigation, counseling and procurement. Delsman has served as counsel on numerous patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition lawsuits in jurisdictions throughout the country. He received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Spahn is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and white collar defense and internal investigations. Spahn has handled banking and financial services litigation, antitrust, insurance, employment and trade secret misappropriation matters as well as managed complex class action defenses. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Wilder is a shareholder in Godfrey & Kahn's Banking & Financial Institutions Practice Group. He assists banks, mortgage banks, and other finance companies with mergers and acquisitions, branch sales, vendor contract negotiations, capital raises, mortgage regulation, consumer finance laws and other regulatory and compliance matters. Much of his practice involves advising boards and senior management teams on strategic matters. Wilder also provides legislative support for the Wisconsin community banking and mortgage banking industries. He received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
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