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Millions of dollars now being paid from partial settlements in actions brought by Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. over alleged natural gas price fixing

January 8, 2018 | Categories: Firm News, Success Stories | Topics:

Distribution impacts qualifying industrial and commercial users of natural gas in Wisconsin following a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court Milwaukee, Wis. –  A significant payout is underway in Wisconsin from partial settlements that were reached with four defendant groups in class action lawsuits against natural gas companies that allegedly conspired to manipulate […]

Avoid Getting Caught In The Middle Of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Fraud

December 15, 2017 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

Construction contractors and material suppliers who sell services or materials to disadvantaged business enterprises for federal or state construction projects need to pay close attention to ensure they do not get caught in the middle of a fraud case.   The federal government and many state and local governments have developed programs to provide opportunities […]

Recent publications by KMK attorneys

November 5, 2017 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:

KMK is again providing judges and lawyers important scholarship to guide pretrial litigation discovery, though the State Bar of Wisconsin. Continuing their decades of work, Robert Gegios and Melinda Bialzik are authoring another edition of “Chapter 2 – Scope of Discovery” in Pinnacle Books’ Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice. Robert and Melinda also authored, earlier […]

Good News: New Federal Law Allows Businesses to use Federal Courts to Redress Theft of Trade Secrets

October 19, 2017 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) allows parties to file suit in federal court even if the requirements of federal diversity jurisdiction are not met. As a result, most claims of misappropriation of trade secrets can now be filed in federal court (not the case previously). The federal court system has different procedures, […]

KMKSC Successfully Defends Corporate Client’s Constitutional Rights in Wisconsin Supreme Court

April 6, 2017 | Categories: Firm News, Success Stories | Topics:

KMKSC is pleased to announce its success in an important constitutional case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.   The case involves a trial court’s delegation of broad authority to a “referee,” a private individual who was appointed by the court to act as a surrogate judge. The trial court empowered the referee to rule on […]

KMKSC Names New Shareholders

April 6, 2017 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

KMKSC congratulates Melinda A. Bialzik, Ryan M. Billings, and Zach S. Whitney on becoming shareholders of our firm!   Ms. Bialzik is a graduate of Harvard Law School. She began her legal career at Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee.   Mr. Billings is also a graduate of Harvard Law School. He began his legal career […]

KMKSC Shareholder Chosen as “Leader in the Law”

April 6, 2017 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

KMKSC Litigation Department Chairman Robert L. Gegios was recently recognized as a 2017 “Leader in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal.  See link to article here.   With more than 30 years of experience, Bob concentrates his practice in business and commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and general counseling in regional, national and international […]

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. Attorney’s Lien and Bond Processes and Case Management Presentation to the 2012 ACC Annual Meeting Now Available On Demand through Westlaw

March 11, 2013 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. attorney David M. Henry was one of the very few external counsel not part of an Association of Corporate Counsel sponsor law firm invited to present to at the 2012 ACC Annual Meeting— the world’s largest gathering of in-house counsel.   David was selected in recognition of his reputation as […]

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. Helps to Provide Practical Support to Wisconsin Entrepreneurs

February 6, 2013 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

Kohner, Mann & Kailas (KMKSC) is again both sponsoring and providing expertise to support the annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest for 2013.   In addition to sponsorship funding, KMKSC Attorney Stephen Taylor will once again be a member of the panel of judges throughout the competition while shareholder and business attorney Alexander “Sandie” Pendleton […]

Nine KMKSC Attorneys AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

January 1, 2013 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:

Congratulations to Steve Kailas, Robert L. Gegios, Matthew P. Gerdisch, David S. Chartier, Dave Henry, Chris Kailas, Alexander Pendleton, Samuel Wisotzkey and Darrel Zall, who have achieved AV Preeminent® status, a significant rating accomplishment that signifies that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

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