Jonathan Ingrisano is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and practices in the firm’s Milwaukee office. He presently co-chairs the firm's Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation practice and its Trust Company Industry Group.
Jonathan concentrates his practice in two areas. The first is Estate, Trust & Fiduciary Litigation. He represents trust companies, other fiduciaries and family members in all manner of disputes arising from the planning and administration of trusts and estates. He has represented clients in proceedings related to fiduciary liability, fiduciary removal, undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity, trust construction, and contracts to make a will. Jonathan collaborates closely with the firm’s highly regarded estate planning attorneys to ensure that clients receive effective advocacy that incorporates sound and efficient wealth planning and preservation.
Jonathan’s second principal area of practice is in the defense of banks and financial services providers. He has litigated a wide variety of disputes for financial institutions, including complex residential and commercial foreclosures, bank and mortgage fraud, consumer claims, lender liability, loan participation disputes, dissent and appraisals, loan repurchases, and negligence claims arising from embezzlements.
In addition to these specific areas, throughout his career Jonathan has also maintained a general commercial litigation practice – litigating, arbitrating and mediating a broad range of commercial business disputes in areas of dealer and distributor terminations, qui tam/whistleblower actions, real estate and construction, sales of businesses, sales and supply contracts, and corporate governance. Jonathan helped form the E-Discovery Working Group at Godfrey & Kahn. He frequently advises clients and speaks on electronic discovery and document retention issues, and he has helped banks and other companies design subpoena and garnishment response policies and procedures.
Before joining Godfrey & Kahn, Jonathan served two years as a law clerk for the Honorable John C. Shabaz, United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.