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Commercial Real Estate

No two real estate clients—or transactions—are the same. That's why WHD's Real Estate Practice Group offers clients more than extensive experience in a wide array of real estate matters. We also provide the practical judgment, technical expertise and innovative thinking it takes to advance each client's unique interests and get deals done in a timely, cost-effective manner. More...

Construction Services

WHD's Construction Services Team helps clients foster all types of projects and respond to every challenge, and is dedicated to helping clients limit risks and structure projects that will lead to greater profitability and client success. WHD has made a commitment to building a full-service, comprehensive construction team comprised of industry experts in all areas affecting owners, designers, contractors, developers, sureties, lenders and the other parties that help improve the construction space. More...

Condominium & HOA Law

WHD's Condominium & HOA Law Team, which has served more than 300 associations, is composed of a team of Wisconsin condominium attorneys, paralegals and assistants with the experience to meet our clients’ unique needs. Our team handles all aspects of Wisconsin condominium association, Wisconsin homeowner association and Wisconsin timeshare law, focusing on issues dealing with unit owners, developers, builders, contractors, guests, insurance companies and banks. More...

Environmental Law

WHD’s Environmental Law Team is experienced in both the complex and day-to-day environmental issues affecting our industrial, corporate, real estate and energy clients, which include international, national, regional and local businesses. We take a proactive approach to addressing our clients’ environmental concerns. More...




R. Scott Bartling Consultant Milwaukee Waukesha County sbartling@whdlaw.com
Michelle L. Williams Consultant Milwaukee Waukesha County mwilliams@whdlaw.com


Jane L. Benesh Paralegal Milwaukee jbenesh@whdlaw.com
Sandra L. Chapman Paralegal Specialist Milwaukee Madison schapman@whdlaw.com
Jennifer M. Devine, CP Certified Paralegal Madison jdevine@whdlaw.com
Billie J. Fatheree Paralegal Milwaukee Madison bfatheree@whdlaw.com
Deborah A. Hall Paralegal Specialist Milwaukee dhall@whdlaw.com
Josh Levy co-authors article in The Daily Reporter: "R&D Tax Credits Add to Benefits of Green Building"

Special Report: TIF Reform Package Introduced in State Legislature

Daniel Gentges Article for The Abstract (a publication of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys): "The Bankruptcy Trustee’s Avoidance Powers in Wisconsin’s Dual Index Recording Environment" (p. 11)

Special Report: Changes Proposed for State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

Eric Meier co-authors article in The Daily Reporter: "Labor Shortages Call for Creative Solutions"

Josh Levy co-authors article in The Daily Reporter: "Tools of the Trade: Protecting Against Subcontractor Defaults"

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Winter 2014)

Special Report: EPA Proposes Amendments to NSPS for Grain Elevators

Nida Shakir and Hal Karas Article for BizTimes: "Towns in Wisconsin Gain TIF District Authority"

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Summer 2014)

Nathaniel Hoffman Article for Commercial Lease Law Insider: "Cover Seven Points When Leasing Temporary Space to Long-Term Tenant"

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Fall 2013)

Phillip Bower Article for Construction Executive: "Contractor Involvement Can Expedite Permitting"

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Summer 2013)

On Campus Newsletter: Higher Education Law (Vol. 3 No. 6 - June 2013)

Special Report: Are Your “Emergency” Engines Exempt From EPA RICE Regulations?

Andrew Schlidt Article for In Business: "Smart Buildings: Who is Fiddling With Your Roof?"

Paul Cranley Article for Construction Executive: "Know Your Liability For Defective Work"

Environmental Law Newsletter (Spring 2013)

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Fall 2012)

Thomas Krukowski to present: "Recent Developments in Employment Law for Wisconsin Employers"

Pat Coffey to present at the third annual Health, Labor & Employment Law Institute: "Managing the Surge of Whistleblower Claims Under the FCA"

Thomas Krukowski and Deborah Krukowski to present: "Employment Law for Wisconsin Employers"

Thomas Krukowski to present: "Advanced FMLA Administration Issues - Half Day Workshop"

Josh Levy and Nicole Renouard to present "Copyright Claims and Liens for Architectural Designs - A Devastating Trap for the Unwary"

Thomas Krukowski to present: "Collective Bargaining 2015"

Jack Laffey to present at 2015 ATA Litigation Center Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel: "Litigation Tactics and Public Relations/Image Issues During Accident Litigation"

Thomas Krukowski to present: "FMLA: Administering the Federal and Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Acts"

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Cited For Excellence in 2015 Chambers USA Report

Jeffrey Vercauteren appointed to Downtown Madison, Inc. Ad Hoc Committee on Racial Inclusiveness

Donald Gallo quoted in Rubber & Plastic News: "MOCA Remains Thorny Issue for PMA"

Jeffrey Vercauteren quoted in the Isthmus: "Preservation Politics: Madison Grapples With How to Protect its Past"

Dan Miske Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal: "WHD’s Miske Finds Niche in Condo Law"

Jeffrey Vercauteren quoted in The Cap Times: "Restoring Historic Building Tax Credits a Top Priority for Wisconsin Realtors"

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Attorney Rebecca Mitich Named to Milwaukee Business Journal's 2015 Class of 40 Under 40

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Names Joshua Levy Construction Services Team Co-Leader

Brad Dallet Article: "Untangling the Issues in Mixed-Use Buildings"

Phillip Bower Article: "WDNR Releases Online Portal for Initial Endangered Species Review"

Angela Black and Benjamin Brunette Article: "CMBS Lending – Back With a Bit More Baggage"

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. to Open Waukesha County Office; Expands Corporate and Environmental Teams