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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. announces 2018 Benchmark Litigation Rankings

November 9, 2017

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. announces 2018 Benchmark Litigation Rankings

November 9, 2017

Authored By

Bryan Cahill

Bryan J. Cahill


John Kirtley

John L. Kirtley


Kevin O'Connor

Kevin J. O'Connor

Special Counsel


MILWAUKEE (Nov. 9, 2017) - Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that it was recently named a "Highly Recommended Wisconsin Litigation Firm," the highest ranking available, by Benchmark Litigation. In addition, the following attorneys were ranked individually:

Local Litigation Stars-

  • Michael Apfeld: Antitrust, Appellate, General Commercial, Insurance, Intellectual Property and Securities
  • Daniel Flaherty: Antitrust, General Commercial, Securities and White-Collar Crime
  • James Friedman: General Commercial and Insurance
  • John Kirtley: Securities
  • Kevin O’Connor: Antitrust and White Collar Crime
  • Brady Williamson: Appellate and General Commercial
  • Eric Wilson: Antitrust and White Collar Crime

Local Future Stars-

  • Bryan Cahill
  • Andrew Oettinger
  • Katherine Stadler

Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, the publication's rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.

The guide's "local litigation stars" reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys, while "future stars" are those litigators who are highlighted as likely to become "local litigation stars" in coming editions.

With more than 160 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin's leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the firm's website at


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