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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. announces 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 10, 2017

MILWAUKEE (November 10, 2017) – Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that 27 of its attorneys have been named 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers®. They are among the top 5 percent of lawyers in the state based on research conducted by Super Lawyers®, a service of Thomson Reuters Legal Division.

Additionally, 19 Godfrey & Kahn attorneys have been recognized as 2017 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 among the top 2.5 percent of the best, up-and-coming attorneys in the state based on the results of a survey completed by the most recent group of Super Lawyers®.

2017 Godfrey & Kahn Wisconsin Super Lawyers®:


Daniel T. Flaherty, Business Litigation

Green Bay

Timothy F. Nixon, Bankruptcy: Business
Winston A. Ostrow, Business Litigation


Jon E. Anderson, Employment & Labor
James A. Friedman, Business Litigation
Kendall W. Harrison, Business Litigation
Josh Johanningmeier, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Brady C. Williamson, Business/Corporate


Michael B. Apfeld, Appellate
Anthony S. Baish, Business Litigation
Sean O. Bosack, General Litigation
Donald A. Daugherty, Jr., Business Litigation
John A. Dickens, Mergers & Acquisitions
Patricia L. Falb, Business/Corporate
Carol A. Gehl, Securities & Corporate Finance
J. Gardner Govan, Estate Planning & Probate
Arthur J. Harrington, Environmental
Paul F. Heaton, Business Litigation
Jonathan R. Ingrisano, Business Litigation
John L. Kirtley, Business Litigation
Joan D. Klimpel, Estate Planning & Probate
Christine Liu McLaughlin, Employment & Labor
David H. Patzer, Estate & Probate
James N. Phillips, Tax
Peter M. Sommerhauser, Mergers & Acquisitions
Nicholas P. Wahl, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mark C. Witt, Mergers & Acquisitions

2017 Godfrey & Kahn Wisconsin Rising Stars®:


Dustin Brown, General Litigation
Bryan J. Cahill, Business Litigation
Jennifer L. Gregor, Intellectual Property
Erin A. West, Bankruptcy: Business


Jeffrey S. Billings, Estate Planning & Probate
Daniel J. Blinka, Business Litigation
Shannon Brusda Braun, Estate & Probate
Christopher M. Cahlamer, Securities & Corporate Finance
Erin M. (Maggie) Cook, Business Litigation
Shane Delsman, Intellectual Property Litigation
Krisstina L. Ebner, Mergers & Acquisitions
Maria L. Kreiter, Business Litigation
Jason E. Kuwayama, Banking
Andrew Landsman, Intellectual Property
John R. McDonald, Mergers & Acquisitions
Daniel Narvey, Business Litigation
Andrew S. Oettinger, Business Litigation
Peter Wilder, Banking
Matthew M. Wuest, Business Litigation

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, DC. For more information, please visit the firm's website at


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