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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1800, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Established: 1908

Practice Areas

  • Discrimination
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law (Management Side)
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Practices
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • ERISA
  • Labor and Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Subrogation
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower

Cases Gone to Trial : 27

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About Us

Businesses and organizations need - and rightly expect - a legal partner who can achieve excellent, cost-effective results efficiently. Lindner & Marsack, S.C. approaches every labor, employment and workers' compensation matter and every client with this simple premise. It is the foundation of how we do business.

Lindner & Marsack, S.C.'s team of highly skilled employment, labor and workers' compensation lawyers offer a wealth of dedicated experience in all of our practice areas. Our attorneys speak the language of American business by providing solutions and work tirelessly to resolve the toughest legal issues facing our clients.

When it comes to employment, labor and workers' compensation matters we handle for our clients and their insurance partners, we are committed to the following goals:

  • We will provide a road map of solutions to our clients' most pressing challenges. Our mission is to define the route, assess the costs, risks and rewards of each option, and assist our clients in reaching their goals.

  • We will save money for our clients through a proactive, preventive approach to our day-to-day practice. Lindner & Marsack, S.C. is proud of the numerous court victories the Firm's attorneys have achieved in partnership with our clients and their insurance partners; however, the millions of dollars saved by clients through our effective planning, zealous advocacy and tough negotiation that makes litigation unnecessary is our most valued asset.

  • We will continue to build, and grow, our team of employment, labor and workers' compensation attorneys to ensure we are, and continue to be, superb communicators who know when to speak as well as when to listen.

  • We will communicate openly and directly about the fees and costs associated with our work. Lindner & Marsack, S.C. offers a competitive fee structure, with the right mix of associates and partners to tackle our clients’ problems efficiently and cost-effectively.
The recognition that Lindner & Marsack, S.C. has received for its work stand testament to the strength of our relationships and the laudable results we help our clients and their insurance partners achieve:
  • Ten Lindner & Marsack, S.C. attorneys recognized as SuperLawyers or Rising Stars by SuperLawyers Magazine.

  • Ten Lindner & Marsack, S.C. attorneys rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Lindner & Marsack, S.C. recognized by Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers in Appellate Practice, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment, Labor Law-Management and Workers' Compensation Law - Employers.
Please contact Daniel Finerty or Oyvind Wistrom at (414) 273-3910 to discuss what we can do for you.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • GE Healthcare
  • Keystone Senior Management Services, Inc.
  • Link Snacks, Inc. d/b/a Jack Links Beef Jerky
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
  • Ocean Spray, Inc.
  • Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Russel Metals Inc.
  • Snap-on Incorporated

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Personnel Information

Shareholders


Daniel J. Finerty

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Court
  • Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians Tribal Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell; Rated Among the Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Practice (2010-Present); Recognized as a Super Lawyer (2014-Present) and Rising Star Five Times by Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine

Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 1994
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1998

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Oyvind Wistrom

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
Additional Biographical Details:

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell; Recognized as a Super Lawyer (2009-Present) and a Rising Star (2006-2008) by Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine

Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 1992
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1995

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Laurie A. Petersen

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

Wisconsin Law Journal's Women in the Law, 2017

Education:
  • Marquette University, B.A., 1983
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1986

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Douglas M. Feldman

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 1987
  • Michigan, 1994
Additional Biographical Details:

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell; Rated Among the Best Lawyers in America, Worker's Compensation (2010-Present); Recognized as a Super Lawyer (2008-Present) by Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine

Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A., 1982
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1987

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Sally Piefer

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell; Wisconsin Law Journal's Women in the Law, 2010

Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, B.A., 1988
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1994

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Partners


Kristofor L. Hanson

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Additional Biographical Details:

Recognized as a Rising Star (2011-2013) by Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine

Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, B.A., 1996
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2005

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David C. Keating

Milwaukee, WI

Admitted
  • Wisconsin, 2008
Education:
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1991
  • Michigan State University, M.L.I.R., 1992
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1995

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