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Daniel T. Flaherty to Head Godfrey & Kahn’s Statewide Litigation Team

Flaherty Also Joins Firm’s Management Committee
December 30, 2004

The law firm of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. has named Daniel T. Flaherty head of the firm’s statewide Litigation Team and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Flaherty is a shareholder who practices out of the firm’s Milwaukee, Appleton and Green Bay offices. His practice focuses on complex business litigation. The firm’s Litigation Team consists of more than 45 trial attorneys practicing in five offices statewide.

Prior to joining the firm, Flaherty was a Federal Prosecutor in the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorneys Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin where he specialized in financial institution fraud investigations and prosecutions. While a Federal Prosecutor, Flaherty served as the lead prosecutor on a number of significant cases, including the largest criminal fraud case in Wisconsin history.

Flaherty’s civil and criminal litigation experience includes antitrust, bankruptcy, complex corporate disputes, financial institutions, health care, intellectual property, internal corporate (including Sarbanes-Oxley) investigations, professional liability, securities and tax litigation. His practice includes trial work in state and federal courts throughout the country, arbitration and meditation.

Flaherty is admitted to practice before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Western District of Wisconsin and United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He serves as president-elect and board member of The Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. Flaherty was awarded the Martindale Hubbell AV rating from his peers, which recognizes "highest professional and ethical standards."

Flaherty received his bachelor’s degree in political science and Russian area studies from Williams College. He completed his legal education at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison (LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn), Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha. With more than 180 attorneys, Godfrey & Kahn provides legal and business advice to clients ranging from small businesses and governmental entities to large privately and publicly held national and international companies.

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