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2012 Up and Coming Lawyers

Sep 20, 2012

From the Publisher

For the past three years, the Wisconsin Law Journal has handed out dozens of Up and Coming Lawyer awards. And each year, our editors find they could have given out many more.

Sep 19, 2012

Wisconsin Law Journal honors 25 Up and Coming lawyers

The Wisconsin Law Journal celebrated its fourth annual Up and Coming Lawyers event Wednesday night at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee.

Sep 19, 2012

Young is in the underdog’s corner

Just a few years ago, Peter Young began his professional career as a litigation project assistant, working for the defense and living the fast-paced Chicago lifestyle.

Sep 19, 2012

Cook offers path from lab to market

When researchers are mapping the human brain as part of the Human Connectome Project, they probably are not thinking about the commercial opportunities of their work. That’s where Jack Cook, an intellectual property attorney, enters the process. Cook, who has a degree in electrical engineering, had a strong interest in math and science, but, he […]

Sep 19, 2012

Wilder making big deals in a short time

In a short time, Peter Wilder has worked on bank mergers ranging from as small as $3 million to as large as $4.1 billion.

Sep 19, 2012

Helping immigrants navigate the law

She’s the resident expert on permanent residence.

Sep 19, 2012

Building a practice on breath, blood

Lauren Stuckert quickly learned that it can be best to face the biggest challenges early in a career.

Sep 19, 2012

Justice is vital for St. Junior

After working as an assistant district attorney for two years, Tyrone St. Junior already has handled serious felonies, including attempted homicides.

Sep 19, 2012

Shea builds on diverse background

Before she chose the law, Elisabeth Shea joined the Peace Corps in West Africa and earned a master’s degree in agricultural and applied economics.

Sep 19, 2012

Career has roots in urban planning

His pride swells, Daniel O’Callaghan said, whenever he drives by University Square in Madison.

Sep 19, 2012

Murshid strives for stronger unions

The legislation that redefined labor law in Wisconsin also shaped much of Summer Murshid’s experience as a young lawyer.

Sep 19, 2012

Miles steps out of her comfort zone

In Elizabeth Miles’ second week as a summer associate at Davis & Kuelthau SC, senior attorney Bill Mulligan gauged her interest in pursuing a billion dollar PCB remediation lawsuit on behalf of a municipal client.


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