Reinhart Names Six New Shareholders| Michael J. Baima, Thomas M. Burnett, Megan K. Jackson, Travis R. Mueller, Caitlyn B. Sikorski, Guy R. Temple
“This accomplished group of attorneys reflects the diverse legal talent at Reinhart and the broad spectrum of services we provide our clients,” said Janzer. “Whether facilitating complex IP and corporate law matters, representing clients in high-profile litigation cases, helping individuals and businesses with estate planning challenges, or guiding institutional clients through investor and governance issues, we look forward to the many contributions these attorneys will continue to make to our clients and the firm.”
Reinhart’s new shareholders and their areas of focus are listed below.
Michael J. Baima is a shareholder and registered patent attorney in Reinhart’s Intellectual Property Practice. He serves a wide range of clients involved in the mechanical and electromechanical industries. Prior to practicing as a patent attorney, Baima gained invaluable practical experience working as a product engineer for an electric manufacturing company where he was involved in product development for semiconductor and food processing industries. While working in this capacity, he designed a modular product system that reduced delivery time from three weeks to a single day.
Thomas M. Burnett is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Litigation Practice where he represents a variety of clients such as business owners, insurers, actuaries, and financial institutions as well as product manufacturers, developers and distributors. Burnett has experience with a wide range of complex legal issues but concentrates his practice on product distribution and franchise litigation, false advertising and unfair competition, antitrust and trade regulation, and insurance and financial services litigation matters. Burnett is involved in all aspects of trial and appellate practice and successfully represents clients before state and federal courts throughout the country at both the trial and appellate levels.
Megan K. Jackson is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Employee Benefits Practice and Institutional Investor Services and Public Plans subgroups. She works closely with a range of benefits providers, including domestic and global pension funds. Jackson reviews investment documents for private market transactions and provides legal counsel on a range of issues relevant to institutional investors including fiduciary duties, legal authority and corporate governance issues.
Travis R. Mueller is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Corporate Law Practice whose practice focuses on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial contracting. He has experience representing both buyers and sellers of companies as well as early-stage companies receiving investments and investors in new companies. Mueller regularly works with clients on a variety of commercial transactions and contracts including supply, distribution and licensing agreements.
Caitlyn B. Sikorski is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Trusts and Estates Practice where she focuses on litigation, including breach of trust, breach of fiduciary duty, undue influence, and significant construction and reformation matters. She represents individual and corporate fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and other parties involved in will, trust and intra-family related disputes and matters. Sikorski is also experienced in prenuptial and marital property agreements, succession planning and guardianship as well as gift and generation-skipping tax issues and general estate, tax, and wealth transfer planning.
Guy R. Temple is shareholder in Reinhart’s Litigation Practice who represents a variety of clients including business owners, product manufacturers, developers, and distributors with a wide range of complex legal issues related to product distribution, franchising, and supply chain disputes. Temple’s practice also includes representing individual and corporate fiduciaries in a broad range of trust, estate and probate disputes.