Reinhart and Its Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2014

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MILWAUKEE – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) is recognized as a Benchmark Litigation 2014 "highly recommended" law firm. Additionally, the publication specifically recognizes attorneys Laura A. Brenner, Mark A. Cameli, Scott W. Hansen, David G. Peterson and Allen C. Schlinsog, Jr.

Benchmark Litigation awarded Reinhart with its highest rating, naming Reinhart a "highly recommended" litigation firm. Benchmark Litigation conducted numerous interviews and commended Reinhart litigators for receiving "outstanding reviews throughout the legal community." Reinhart received Benchmark Litigation's highest rating because of recommendations by clients and peers alike, and because it is a dominant firm in Wisconsin.

Brenner is a shareholder in Reinhart's Litigation Practice and chair of the firm's Commercial and Competition Law Practice, a cross-disciplinary group of attorneys who practice at the leading edge of the law affecting clients who buy or sell products and services. Brenner represents clientele on a national level including a broad range of commercial, manufacturing and service clients, notably companies in the equipment and manufacturing industries. Her practice is based on her significant experience in antitrust, complex commercial litigation, dealership laws, distribution contracts, franchise and sales representative laws, sale of goods and contracting, sales representative contracts, trade regulation, unfair competition and price discrimination laws, the Wisconsin Unfair Sales Law and the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law.

Cameli is a member of the firm's Board of Directors and a shareholder in the Litigation Practice, where he chairs the White Collar Litigation and Corporate Compliance Team. He also chairs Reinhart's Diversity Committee. Cameli represents business clients from a broad range of industries including manufacturing, health care, defense contractors and others operating under government-funded programs targeted in federal and state investigations for noncompliance and fraud. He has considerable experience successfully representing businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation, including businesses victimized by fraud.

Hansen is a shareholder in Reinhart's Litigation Practice. His work generally involves complex disputes between businesses or between business and governments in which a client's serious interests or ability to survive may be at risk. Hansen has written and taught seminars about persuasion in complex litigation, the benefits of mock juries, using financial experts in federal court, antitrust law, business torts, the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law, federal and state civil procedure and other topics.

Peterson is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice. He focuses his practice primarily on complex disputes involving commercial litigation, environmental remediation and product liability. Peterson 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 President-Elect of the Milwaukee Bar Association and was named Reinhart's 2012 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year.

Schlinsog is a shareholder and chair of the firm's Litigation Practice and chair of the Product Liability and Safety Practice Group. His practice focuses on defense of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Schlinsog has represented drug and device companies in significant product liability and mass tort proceedings. He also regularly defends catastrophic injury cases involving a wide variety of products in highly regulated industries, including mining equipment, custom machinery and container handling equipment. Schlinsog is national trial counsel for several manufacturers/distributors of drugs, medical devices, and heavy machinery, and has successfully represented these clients in state and federal courts throughout the country.

About Benchmark Litigation

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.