Jeff, a member of the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group, counsels businesses and individuals in fields as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, transportation, hospitality, banking, insurance, securities and construction, as well as professional services corporations and nonprofit entities. He has served as lead counsel in some of the largest aggravated civil fraud and business tort cases filed in federal or Wisconsin state court, a number of which had parallel criminal or regulatory proceedings.
Jeff successfully prosecutes and defends complex commercial cases with substantial civil and regulatory exposures in federal and state courts. (Three cases have had liquidated exposures to the client of $30 million to $200 million.)
He provides representation in matters involving:
Jeff is experienced in litigating complex arbitrations (AAA and FINRA) involving breach of contract, securities, employment law, noncompetition and trade secrets, contract reformation, misrepresentation, real estate, negligence and other issues. Additionally, he counsels and represents businesses and individuals in regulatory investigations and proceedings commenced by government agencies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, Securities Division; Wisconsin Department of Transportation; Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; and other administrative authorities.