You Don’t Have To Declare Chapter 11

Consider An Out of Court Workout Chapter 11. The word that evokes dread in the corporate world. When there’s no alternative, it’s the only alternative. And, it’s complicated. It’s expensive. It also takes a lot of focus away from the day-to-day management of the company. So, before your management team decides to file Chapter 11,…

Activist Investors

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Activist Investors and How To React When They Call By K. Scott Wagner Partner, Kerkman Wagner & Dunn Like it or not, shareholder activism has become part of the corporate landscape. Once the domain of just a small group of hedge funds with under $12 billion under management, today the activist shareholder asset class has…

KWD Part of Team Pursuing Opioid Action for Milwaukee County

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Please see the complete press release from Milwaukee County’s Office of Corporation Counsel here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Milwaukee, WI – March 14, 2018 – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, County Board of Supervisors Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel Margaret Daun and the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors announced today that Milwaukee County…

Kerkman Wagner & Dunn Shareholder K. Scott Wagner Selected To 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 10, 2017) – Kerkman Wagner & Dunn, one of the premier complex litigation firms in Wisconsin, today announced that shareholder  K. Scott Wagner has been selected to the 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list in recognition of his excellence in practice.  Wagner has been recognized by Wisconsin Super Lawyers every year since 2011. Super…

US News – Best Lawyers Selects Kerkman Wagner & Dunn For Best Listing

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 1, 2017) – U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® recently ranked Kerkman Wagner & Dunn as one of the “Best Law Firms” in the Milwaukee region. The ranking will be included in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Law Firms online edition. Kerkman Wagner & Dunn (KWD) is a leading complex litigation firm in Wisconsin specializing in bankruptcy,…

Best Lawyers in America Press Release

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PRESS RELEASE U.S. News Selects K. Scott Wagner For Best Lawyers In America Listing For Immediate Release Contact: Scott Wagner Kerkman Wagner & Dunn 800-645-9064 [email protected] Milwaukee, Wisconsin (August 17, 2017) – U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® recently selected K. Scott Wagner to be included in its Best Lawyers In America 2018 edition. Mr….

Trade Secret Protections In Wisconsin

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Milwaukee Business Lawyers Helping Business Owners Protect Trade Secrets Losing your trade secrets to a competitor could have disastrous consequences to your business. So, it is essential to do everything you can to protect your trade secrets from theft and misappropriation. Fortunately, there are laws in Wisconsin, and at the federal level, that protect companies…

Attorneys from Wagner Law Group Join Kerkman & Dunn

Seven Business Litigators Join to Form Kerkman Wagner & Dunn Law Firm Milwaukee, Wisconsin (July 5th, 2017) – The attorneys from Wagner Law Group, S.C., one of the leading complex litigation firms in Wisconsin, announced today that they have joined Kerkman & Dunn of Milwaukee, a law firm specializing in bankruptcy and business reorganization. Operating…

Be Cautious With Contract “Merger” Clauses

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Commercial Law Attorneys Helping Milwaukee Businesses with Contract Merger Clauses It is, of course, quite common to negotiate an important contract via telephone and email. The last detail is finally nailed down. The parties exchange congratulatory messages and one party, perhaps the seller, says he or she will send a formal contract for execution by…

Sale of Wisconsin Residence: Should I Pay For Mold Testing?

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Milwaukee Real Estate Attorneys on Mold Testing for Residential Properties In Wisconsin, following the execution of a Residential Offer to Purchase, routine residential inspections sometimes reveal the presence of mildew and/or mold. In other instances, an inspection is not necessary; black mold or other signs of mildew may be visible in bathrooms, attic areas, or…