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Reported Decisions

Reported Decisions
  • Schultz v. Sykes 2001 WI App 255, 248 Wis.2d 746, 638 N.W.2d 604 (Wis. App. 2001)(represented plaintiff in media defamation action against Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and its AM radio station)
  • Webster v. Wisconsin Power and Light, 50 F. Supp. 3d 860 (1999)(represented Native American plaintiff in Title VII race discrimination action)
  • Hillhaven Corp. v. Department of Health and Family Services, 2000 WI App 20, 232 Wis. 2d 400, 606 N.W.2d 572 (Wis. App. 1999)(represented nursing home operator challenging State Medicaid Program’s denial of cost reimbursement)
  • In re C.F. Communications Corp. v. Century Telephone of Wisconsin, Inc., 10 F.C.C.R. 9775 (FCC 1995); affirming 8 F.C.C.R. 7334 (Com. Car. Bur. 1993), overruled by C.F. Communications Corporation v. Federal Communications Commission, 327 U.S. App. D.C. 1, 128 F.3d 735 (D.C. Cir. 1997)(represented privately-owned provider of public pay telephone services challenging the imposition of end user common line access charges)
  • Phone Partners Limited Partnership v. C. F. Communications Corp., 196 Wis.2d 702, 542 N.W.2d 159 (Wis. App. 1995)(defended pay telephone provider against a receivership and replevin action and counterclaimed on lender liability theories)
  • Vantage Healthcare Corp. v. Virginia Board of Medical Assistance Services, 684 F. Supp. 1329 (E.D. Va. 1988)(represented nursing home provider seeking to enjoin State of Virginia from denying reimbursement of capital expenditures).
  • State ex rel. Newspapers, Inc. v. Showers, 128 Wis. 2d 152, 382 N.W. 2d 60 (Ct. App. 1985), rev'd 135 Wis. 2d 77, 398 N.W. 2d 154 (1987)(represented Milwaukee Sentinel against Milwaukee Sewerage Commission for violation of open meetings law)
  • Hillhaven Corp. v. Wisconsin Department of Health & Social Services, 634 F. Supp. 1313 (E.D. Wis. 1986)(represented nursing home provider in proceeding to enjoin freeze on Medicaid reimburse­ment)
  • Kramer v. Horton, 125 Wis. 2d 177, 371 N.W. 2d 801 (Ct. App. 1985), rev'd 128 Wis. 2d 404, 383 N.W. 2d 54 (1986), cert. denied 107 S. Ct. 324 (1986)(represented university professor in Section 1983 action seeking to enjoin his dismissal from a faculty position)
  • U.S. v. Peters (Appeal of Newspapers, Inc.), 754 F.2d 753 (7th Cir. 1985)(represented the Milwaukee Sentinel in challenging a federal judge's rulings barring the public from jury selection proceedings and barring a newspaper reporter from seeing trial exhibits, in retaliation for newspaper articles about a highly-publicized drug dealing prosecution)
  • Wild, Inc. v. Citizens Mortgage Investment Trust, 95 Wis.2d 430, 290 N.W. 2d 567 (1980)(defended construction lender against a usury action by the hotel developer)
  • State of Wisconsin D.N.R. v. Village of Lake Delton and Tommy Bartlett, Inc., 93 Wis. 2d 78, 286 N. W. 2d 622 (Wis. App. 1979)(defended water ski show against suit brought by the Department of Natural Resources claiming that a municipal shore-land zoning ordinance violated the Wisconsin Constitution)
  • Insurance Company of North America v. Universal Mortgage Corporation of Wisconsin, 82 Wis.2d 170, 262 N. W. 2d 92 (1978)(defended insured against insurance company's claim that insured had wrongfully waived subrogation rights)
  • State ex rel. Dalton v. Mundy, 80 Wis. 2d 190, 257 N.W. 2d 877 (1977)(represented plaintiff in public records law action against County Hospital for statistical records and employment records documenting the hospital’s compliance with a federal court order requiring it to make abortions available) 
  • Alioto v. Holtzman, 54 F.R.D. 602 (E.D. Wis. 1972)(represented real-estate management company seeking dismissal of suit by alleged mafia figure against persons cooperating with FBI in electronic surveillance of leased apartment)
  • Reuter v. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 43 Wis.2d 272, 168 N.W.2d 860 (1969)(filed amicus curiae brief for Audubon Society raising the argument that the DNR's failure to make a finding regarding the effect on water quality invalidated a dredging permit granted to a developer of lakeshore property)
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