Reinhart and Its Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2018

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MILWAUKEE – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.  (Reinhart) received Benchmark Litigation 2018's highest honor—being named a "highly recommended" law firm. Additionally, the publication recognizes attorneys Laura A. Brenner, Mark A. CameliScott W. Hansen, David G. Peterson and Allen C. Schlinsog, Jr.

For the past five years, Reinhart has achieved the "highly recommended" law firm ranking, reflecting consistently positive recommendations by clients and peer firms, including competitors.

Laura A. Brenner is a shareholder in Reinhart's Litigation Practice and chair of the firm's Commercial and Competition Law Group, a cross-disciplinary group comprised of both corporate and litigation attorneys. Her team practices at the forefront of the law affecting clients whose livelihood depends on buying or selling products and services. Representing a wide range of clients on a national and international level, Brenner offers clients practical solutions to complex problems. In addition to her litigation work, she also acts as outside general counsel to many companies by helping them develop preemptive strategies to avoid risk in competitive environments.

Mark A. Cameli is a shareholder and co-chair of Reinhart's Litigation Practice, and chair the White Collar Litigation and Corporate Compliance Team. Cameli defends companies and individuals in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions and conducts internal investigations for companies concerned with securities compliance related issues. He frequently works with manufacturing, health care, religious organizations, defense contractors and others who are targets or victims of fraud, including government program fraud. He has substantial experience representing companies accused of wrongdoing by whistleblowers, including in the context of qui tam actions.

Scott W. Hansen is a shareholder in Reinhart's Litigation Practice. His work primarily involves resolving complex disputes between businesses or between business and governments in which a client's serious interests or ability to survive is at risk. Hansen has been recognized for litigating some of the most complex and high-stakes civil cases in Wisconsin. He has written and taught seminars about persuasion in complex litigation, the benefits of mock juries, the use of financial experts in federal court, antitrust law, business torts, the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law, and federal and state civil procedure.

David G. Peterson is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice. Peterson primarily focuses on disputes involving commercial litigation, environmental remediation, and product liability. He also represents clients in tax assessment valuation matters and corporate governance disputes. In addition to his significant trial experience, Peterson has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration. He is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, the American Bar Foundation and the Wisconsin Law Foundation.

Allen C. Schlinsog, Jr. is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice and chair of the Product Liability and Safety Practice Group. Schlinsog handles complex commercial litigation and intellectual property cases, but his practice focuses primarily on the defense of complex product liability claims involving regulated products, including those of the mining, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Over the course of his career, he has gained considerable experience in significant class actions, product liability, and mass tort proceedings. As national counsel for several clients, Schlinsog regularly appears in state and federal courts across the country in catastrophic injury, class action, and mass tort cases.


Benchmark Litigation is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. Its results stem from the culmination of a six-month research period where researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. Recommendations are based on interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.