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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Businesses need more from a law firm than skilled advice and representation alone — they need a long-term strategic partner like Michael Best.

We’ve earned many loyal clients by understanding each one’s unique goals, opportunities, and challenges and by delivering results, year after year. Our focus is on your entire organization, not just on the legal matters we’re involved in. 

Michael Best is a full-service firm with more than 220 lawyers who provide our clients with the exceptional legal service and business acumen that have defined our firm for generations. Our practice is broadly organized into the following areas, each with its own sub-practices:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Government Relations & Public Policy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Relations
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

We serve regional, national, and international corporations, as well as municipalities, trade associations, nonprofits, family trusts, and individuals. Our clients range in size from small start-up ventures to global Fortune 500 companies, in many different industries. Michael Best has a long history of serving clients in the consumer and industrial products sectors. As those sectors evolve, our practice has grown to encompass a diverse range of technology and software clients.
Additionally, we have deep experience in a number of industries that are subject to unique regulatory schemes or rapidly changing market conditions, such as:

  • Agribusiness
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Higher Education
  • Life Sciences

We work in collaborative, cross-practice teams that focus not only on legal and regulatory matters, but also on operational issues, market opportunities, and competitive advantage. We always strive to provide excellent service within a highly competitive cost structure, and clients consistently praise our responsiveness and value.

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Senior Counsel
Cheryl represents financial institutions, energy companies, and commodity trading firms (including both end-users and swap dealers) on a variety of derivatives transactions, and drafts…
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Thomas is a trademark attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice focuses on the acquisition, enforcement, and litigation of intellectual property rights,…
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Ken helps clients resolve patent disputes, whether they are seeking to enforce their own patent rights, defend against another’s claims of patent infringement, or both. He has represented…
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Victor represents clients in a broad scope of litigation matters in both state and federal courts. His experience in all facets of pre- and post-trial litigation encompasses pre-suit…
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Clients across multiple industries turn to Michael to coordinate their more complex business transactions. They value his quick assessment of issues and their implications, as well as his…
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Louise focuses her practice on trademark law. She handles all aspects of selection and protection, including domestic and international clearance, prosecution, maintenance, licensing, due…
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Luis represents employers in a range of labor and employment matters and has developed a significant practice focusing on employee defection and recruitment, including litigating injunction…
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Rachel focuses on intellectual property litigation, primarily on complex patent cases as well as trademark litigation.
With a strong technical background and a degree in mechanical…
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Marie has represented clients at all stages of litigation in both federal and state court. She has experience handling a broad range of litigation matters including commercial contract…
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Mike has experience in all stages of litigation and has contributed to the successful resolution of a broad range of civil disputes.
He has represented corporate and individual clients in…
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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has been selected for a 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership award for their articles on International Intellectual Property Law. The attorney-authors at Michael Best detailed analysis of international IP issues, specifically in South America, provide NLR readers with important information on global trademark, patent, and copyright litigation and regulatory matters. 


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