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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. announces 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 22, 2022

MILWAUKEE (Nov. 22, 2022) – Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that 22 of its attorneys have been named 2022 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, 12 Godfrey & Kahn attorneys have been recognized as 2022 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®.

2022 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
  • Brady C. Williamson, Business/Corporate


  • Anthony S. Baish, Business Litigation
  • Daniel J. Blinka, Business Litigation
  • Patricia L. Falb, Business/Corporate
  • 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

2022 Godfrey & Kahn Wisconsin Rising Stars®:

Green Bay

  • Crystal N. Abbey, Business Litigation
  • Nicholas L. Hahn, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Aaron McCann, Employment Litigation: Defense


  • Erin A. West, Bankruptcy: Business


  • Nina Beck, Business Litigation
  • 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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