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Godfrey & Kahn Announces 2008 "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars

November 19, 2008

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 19, 2008). Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is pleased to announce that 36 of its lawyers have been named 2008 Wisconsin Super Laywers® by Law & Politics. They are among the top five percent of lawyers in the state based on a survey mailed to 12,000 lawyers in Wisconsin and research conducted by Law & Politics.

Additionally, 14 Godfrey & Kahn lawyers have been recognized as 2008 Wisconsin Rising Stars® by Law & Politics. Rising Stars are lawyers who are age 40 or under or who have been practicing for 10 or fewer 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.

2008 Wisconsin Super Lawyers: Michael B. Apfeld, Richard J. Bliss, Stephen L. Chernof, John A. Dickens , Paul J. Dombrowski, John E. Donahue, William E. Duffin, Michael J. Dwyer, Daniel T. Flaherty, James A. Friedman, Henry E. Fuldner, Carol A. Gehl, J. Gardner Govan, Arthur J. Harrington, Thomas A. Hoffner, John L. Kirtley, Kristi E. Leswing, William H. Levit, Jr., Diane M. Marchik, Timothy F. Nixon, Christopher B. Noyes, Kevin J. O'Connor, David G. Peterson, James N. Phillips, Brian L. Pierson, James A. Sheriff, Mark A. Shiller, Peter M. Sommerhauser, Charles G. Vogel, Nicholas P. Wahl, and Brady C. Williamson.

2008 Wisconsin Rising Stars: Sean O'D Bosack, Dennis F. Connolly, Brian G. Gilpin, Kendall W. Harrison, Steven A. Heinzen, Michael D. Huitink, Jonathan R. Ingrisano, Rochelle H. Klaskin, Mark E. O'Neill, Douglas J. Patch, James D. Peterson, Katherine Stadler, Mark C. Witt, and Mike B. Wittenwyler.

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, please visit our web site at

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