Attorney gets props for crime prevention efforts
A senior partner at Milwaukee-based Hupy and Abraham was recently recognized for his efforts to prevent crime in the community.
Michael Hupy received the Salvation Army Chaplaincy Program Outstanding Individual Award on Feb. 1 at the 69th Annual Crime Prevention Awards Luncheon at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee. The event was hosted by Safe & Sound and Local Initiatives Support Corporation Milwaukee, which are two nonprofit organizations.
The Crime Prevention Awards recognize private citizens and law enforcement who, through their contributions to crime prevention, make the local community a better place to live and work.
Trademark attorney joins Quarles & Brady
A trademark attorney has joined Quarles & Brady as a partner in the firm’s Madison office.
Lori Meddings, who earned her law degree in 2001 from Marquette University Law School, counsels and assists clients on trademark prosecution and enforcement matters.
Her work focuses on fighting counterfeit goods, specifically in China, and handling matters surrounding products that are produced and sold in China, as well as products sold worldwide.
She has clients in Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Korea and the United Kingdom.
Reinhart names new shareholders
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren has promoted three attorneys to shareholder: Jessica Culotti, Stacie Kalmer and Amy MacArdy.
Murphy Desmond promotes 3 to shareholder
Murphy Desmond recently announced that it has promoted the following three attorneys to shareholder:
State Bar doles out journalism awards
The State Bar of Wisconsin recently announced the winners of its 2017 Golden Gavel Awards.
The awards recognize journalists who contribute to the public’s understanding of the legal system. This years winners are:
Golden Gavel Certificates of Commendation are going to:
The winners in the Print Media/Newspaper/Photography Golden Gavel categories of the competition will be recognized at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s convention in Madison on April 12-13. The winner of the Broadcast category will be presented at the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association Summer Conference in Milwaukee on June 20-21.
Milwaukee firm turns 50
Milwaukee-based trial and litigation firm Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The firm was founded in 1968 by Frank Gimbel, who was then a federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He was later joined by his late brother, Stanley Gimbel, and former federal prosecutors Richard Reilly and Thomas Brown, as well as former Department of Justice agent Michael Guerin.