Reinhart Adds Attorneys to Milwaukee and Wausau Practices

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MILWAUKEE / WAUSAU Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) announces the addition of attorneys Colleen E. Fielkow (Milwaukee) and Wendy B. Collins (Wausau), expanding the firm’s Litigation and Consumer Finance practices, respectively.

“We are pleased to welcome back Colleen Fielkow and to expand our Litigation and Consumer Finance practices,” says Reinhart CEO, Albert Orr. “Adding proven talent like Colleen and Wendy further enhances our ability to help clients drive success and fully realize their business goals.”

Fielkow rejoins Reinhart as an attorney in its Litigation Practice. She was previously with Reinhart from 2002 to 2015. Fielkow handles complex commercial litigation for clients nationwide, advising on product liability and contract disputes for a variety of industries, including manufacturers and distributors of medical devices, heavy and specialized equipment, food and beverage, railroad/transportation, engineering and utility services, insurance, as well as financial institutions. She also handles class-action and multi-district litigation, regulatory matters, supply chain risk, indemnification, detailed research and exposure analysis, mediation and arbitration and intellectual property challenges. Fielkow is a highly organized, responsive and dedicated legal partner to her clients with a deep empathy for those involved in litigation. As a natural problem solver, she is adept at anticipating issues and seeing possibilities for her clients whether prosecuting or defending cases. She enjoys being part of her clients’ team and tenaciously addressing complex, challenging cases. Fielkow earned her J.D., with Honors, from DePaul University College of Law, and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Collins is an attorney in Reinhart’s Corporate Law Practice and a member of the Consumer Finance Team, where she provides smart solutions and helps clients untangle the maze of regulations that vary by state. She works closely with finance companies, banks and trust companies and advises on direct and indirect lending, closed- and open-end contracts and licensing issues as well as establishing regulatory compliance programs to avoid risk. Collins excels at helping her clients understand not only how to succeed in the short-term, but also how to achieve their broader goals. She is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and a Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS), and she has worked in private practice and as in-house counsel for financial institutions. She’s thorough and responsive, collaborating as a trusted legal partner to ensure her clients are confidently and correctly addressing regulatory and governance issues. Collins earned her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, and her B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.