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Godfrey & Kahn Adds Nine Attorneys

New talent expands firm's depth and breadth of experience
October 01, 2009

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (October 1, 2009). The law firm of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is pleased to announce the addition of nine associate attorneys:

Milwaukee Office

  • Daniel J. Blinka, Litigation (University of Wisconsin)
  • Shannon L. Brusda, Estate Planning (University of Wisconsin)
  • Erin "Maggie" Cook, Litigation (University of Wisconsin)
  • Jessica A. Franklin, Environmental (Marquette University)
  • Rufino Gaytán III, Labor & Employment (University of Wisconsin)
  • Peggy L. Heyrman, Business Finance & Restructuring (University of Wisconsin)
  • Rebecca J. Lauber, Corporate (Loyola University)
  • Joshuah R. Torres, Financial Institutions (Marquette University)

Appleton Office

  • Christopher G. Smessaert, Litigation (Marquette University)

Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay, and Waukesha, WI; Washington, DC; and Shanghai, PRC. 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. For more information, visit our web site at

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