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Four Godfrey & Kahn shareholders named Notable Women in the Law by BizTimes

August 17, 2020

Four Godfrey & Kahn shareholders named Notable Women in the Law by BizTimes

August 17, 2020

Authored By

Patricia Falb

Patricia L. Falb


Maria Kreiter

Maria L. Kreiter


MILWAUKEE (August 17, 2020) – Godfrey & Kahn is pleased to announce that Patricia Falb, Maria Kreiter, Meg Kurlinski and Dani Machata are four of 27 members of Milwaukee’s legal community to be named 2020 Notable Women in the Law by the BizTimes

Falb is shareholder in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group and represents privately held companies, their owners and executives, as well as institutional lenders and investors on a range of legal matters.

Kreiter is a shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on complex business litigation and primarily claims involving trade secrets, non-competition agreements, banking and financial services disputes, FINRA arbitrations, business torts and real estate matters.

Kurlinski is a shareholder and chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Her practice focuses on management of day-to-day employment matters, drafting and enforcing restrictive covenant agreements, administering family and medical leave laws, advising on federal and state discrimination claims, conducting unlawful harassment investigations, and drafting affirmative action plans.

Machata is a shareholder in the firm's Corporate Practice Group. She focuses primarily on buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, venture capital, joint ventures and general corporate matters, including manufacturing, supply and distribution arrangements and corporate governance matters.

The BizTimes’ Notable Women in the Law award honors extraordinary female attorneys based on the following criteria:

  • A track record of setting legal precedents
  • Winning big cases for their clients
  • Mentoring the next generation of women in law
  • Giving back to their communities

Notable Woman in Law award recipients are recognized in a special section of BizTimes published on Aug. 17.

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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. was founded in 1957 and has more than 170 attorneys located in six offices throughout Wisconsin and in Washington, D.C. As a leading Wisconsin business law firm, Godfrey & Kahn provides a wide range of legal services to businesses and their owners, including guidance on corporate, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, data privacy, digital business, tax and estate planning matters. Visit or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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