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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...

Credit Union

Given their structure and governance, credit unions have many unique legal needs. With this in mind, WHD's Credit Union Practice Team was designed to offer its clients a broad array of services to meet their every requirement and a depth of experience that allows WHD to not only understand these unique needs, but anticipate them. In this way WHD is helping credit unions be more competitive and more successful. More...

Crisis Communications

In times of crisis our clients turn to WHD's Crisis Communications Team to assist them in telling “their story,” and protecting their reputation—setting the record straight in an accurate and transparent fashion. More...

Energy & Public Utilities

WHD's Energy & Public Utilities Team is a multi-disciplinary group that assists clients with all aspects of public utility and energy-related projects and transactions. The team consists of attorneys experienced with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin regulatory process, environmental law, government affairs, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, condemnation and real estate. 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...

Higher Education Law

Educational institutions today face a broad and complex array of legal issues and concerns relating to effective compliance. Public and private colleges and universities need legal counselors who truly understand their many challenges. That is why these institutions find great value in WHD's Higher Education Law Team. More...

Indian Law

WHD's Indian Law Team delivers comprehensive legal services to tribes, tribal businesses, tribal organizations and individuals. We understand that no two tribes are alike. We respect and appreciate each tribe's distinctive membership, language, culture, tradition and land base. We know from experience the body of Indian law is diverse, complex and ever-changing. More...

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

The sustainability and renewable energy landscape is rapidly changing and expanding. Members of WHD's Sustainability & Renewable Energy Team have a long history of serving clients in the sustainability and renewable energy areas. The group's members have counseled clients on matters of energy and public utilities, environmental, corporate, finance, intellectual property, green building, tax and government affairs. More...

Technology Law

WHD has one of the Midwest's leading technology law practices. We address the unique challenges inherent in contracting and claims resolution processes involving the design, development, implementation, operation and maintenance of complex information technology, telecommunications and e-commerce solutions. We are knowledgeable and experienced in transactional, administrative, legislative and governmental approval processes. More..



Melinda Giftos' and Ariane Strombom's Article for In Business: "Bug Bounty Programs: Hacking for Good or Evil?"

Erik Eisenmann Article for Wisconsin Law Journal: "OSHA Penalties Set to Skyrocket: Are You in Compliance?"

Robin Lehninger's Article for the Wisconsin Law Journal: "Increasing the Use of ACA Overpayment Rule in DOJ Enforcement Actions"

Benjamin Brunette's Article for In Business: "A revised UFADAA keeps the PEAC(e)"

Special Report: OSHA Penalties Set to Skyrocket: Are You in Compliance

Special Report: Health Care Fraud and Abuse Update: Increasing Use of the ACA Overpayment Rule in DOJ Enforcement Actions

Special Report: Proposed New Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule Impacting Long-Term Care Facilities

Andrew Schlidt's Article for In Business: "Humpty Dumpty’s Great Fall: Business Continuity Planning"

Real Deal Newsletter: Real Estate Law (Fall 2015)

Special Report: Proposed New Hazardous Waste Rule for Healthcare Facilities and Pharmaceuticals

Jeffrey Vercauteren Article for In Business: "Lease Considerations With Small Cell Wireless Technology"

Gina Carter Article for In Business: "Data Breach Wonderland: What's a Business to Do?"

Melinda Giftos and Eric Hansch Article for In Business: "Social Media Contests — Creative Marketing Tools, But Beware the FTC"

Andrew Schlidt Article for In Business: "Bluffing IT: Five Secrets of an IT Vendor"

Kate Bechen and Trevor Currie Article for In Business: "Bridging the Gap: IT Contracting Between Large Companies and Small Emerging Companies"

Ariane Strombom and Andrew Schlidt Article for In Business: "Keeping IT Simple: How to Start an Effective IT Risk Management Program"

Josh Levy co-authors article in The Daily Reporter: "R&D Tax Credits Add to Benefits of Green Building"

Special Report: Supreme Court Weighs in on Classification of Mortgage Loan Officers Under the FLSA

Gina Carter Article for In Business: "Data Security: Congress and Courts Step into the Breach"

Special Report: The Ongoing Threat Posed by Whistleblowers: Insights on Risk Management for Health Care

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

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

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

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

WHD Construction Academy 2016: Building a Solid Foundation to Manage Risks for a Successful Year

Joshua Levy and Tiffany Hutchens to present: "Successful Performance Review Procedures" at Associated Builders and Contractors Wisconsin Chapter's SuperCon16

Erik Eisenmann featured in Wisconsin Law Journal: "Eisenmann Enjoys Dual Role of Labor Law Practice"

Frank Gumina Featured in BizTimes: "Coffee Break"

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Practice Areas Named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Adds Leslie Gutierrez to its Litigation Practice Group

Mindi Giftos featured in the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission's Volunteer Spotlight

Recent Waterway and Wetland Developments

EPA Engine Enforcement Continues

Phillip Bower Article: "Recent Judicial Decisions: Stationary Engines (RICE)"

Recent Judicial Decisions: Stationary Engines (RICE)

Phillip Bower Article: "EPA Engine Enforcement Continues"

Joshua Levy and Anthony Anzelmo Achieve Victory for WHD Client in Suit Alleging More Than $3.1 Million in Damages

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Names Phillip Bower Environmental Law Team Leader

Gina Carter Elected to Board of Directors of RCU Services Group

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Names Paul Karch Agribusiness Team Leader and Eric McLeod Real Estate & Eminent Domain Litigation Team Co-Leader