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Godfrey & Kahn announces 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 16, 2023
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Appleton, Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee (Nov. 16, 2023) – Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that 21 of its attorneys have been named 2023 Wisconsin Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers® recognizes the top lawyers in Wisconsin via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.

Additionally, 10 Godfrey & Kahn attorneys have been recognized as 2023 Wisconsin Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers®. Rising Stars® are lawyers age 40 and under or lawyers who have been practicing for 10 or less years. They are up-and-coming attorneys in the state based on the results of a survey completed by the most recent group of Super Lawyers®.

2023 Godfrey & Kahn Wisconsin Super Lawyers®:

  • Daniel T. Flaherty, Business Litigation
Green Bay:
  • John A. Haase, Employment & Labor
  • Timothy F. Nixon, Bankruptcy: Business
  • James A. Friedman, Business Litigation
  • Jennifer Gregor, IP Litigation
  • Kendall W. Harrison, Business Litigation
  • Josh Johanningmeier, Personal Injury Products: Defense
  • Anthony S. Baish, Business Litigation
  • Daniel J. Blinka, Business Litigation
  • Shane Delsman, Intellectual Property
  • Brian G. Gilpin, Intellectual Property
  • Art J. Harrington, Environmental
  • Paul F. Heaton, Business Litigation
  • Jonathan R. Ingrisano, Estate & Trust Litigation
  • John L. Kirtley, Business Litigation
  • Brett D. Koeller, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Maria L. Kreiter, Business Litigation
  • Andrew S. Oettinger, Business Litigation
  • James N. Phillips, Tax
  • Mark C. Witt, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Edward (Ned) B. Witte, Environmental

2023 Godfrey & Kahn Wisconsin Rising Stars®:

Green Bay:
  • Crystal N. Abbey, Business/Corporate
  • Nicholas L. Hahn, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Erin A. West, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Christie B. Carrino, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Jay K. Creagh, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Emily Fons, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Charles (Andy) Gordon, Business Litigation
  • Emma J. Jewell, Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Rebeca López, Employment & Labor
  • Ashley Smith, Business/Corporate
  • Matthew M. Wuest, Business Litigation



With more than 190 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 Eau Claire Wis.; and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the firm's website at

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