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Milwaukee Trial and Litigation Law Firm Announce Seven Attorneys as Elite Lawyers for 2024

GRGB 7 Elite Lawyers 2024

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP is thrilled to announce that seven attorneys from the firm were named Elite Lawyers for 2024. The recognized lawyers are Megan Drury, Jaclyn Kallie, Jack McNally, Adam Schleis, Zak Wroblewski, Eric Schanowski, and Chris Vandeventer. Elite Lawyer is a legal directory nationally recognized as the premiere way for prospective clients to find the highest quality attorneys in any region of the United States.

Founded in 1968, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown is a prominent trial and litigation law firm known for its rich history of providing exceptional legal services across a highly skilled team of experienced attorneys. From the most severe of criminal offenses to real estate and family law matters, GRGB has earned the respect of the Wisconsin legal community. Clients, colleagues, judges, and adversaries alike respect GRGB as a law firm of uncommon tenacity and drive.y.

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Named Best Law Firm-Family Law By Shepherd Express

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP Named Best Law Firm-Family Law By Shepherd Express

GRGB Shepard Express Award

Milwaukee, WI — — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP (GRGB) is proud to announce that the firm was named “Best Law Firm-Full Service” at the Shepherd Express’s “Best of Milwaukee” event. This reflects the community’s acknowledgment of the firm’s stellar full-service trial and litigation practices. GRGB is humbled and honored to be recognized for this distinction.

The Shepherd Express started the Best of Milwaukee contest back in the early 1990s and remains the city’s largest “best-of” contest as ranked by the number of voters. All winners are selected by people of the city.

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown Attorneys Recognized As Best Lawyers

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP (GRGB) is proud to announce that several of its talented team of lawyers have been named as 2024 Best Lawyers in America and Ones to Watch. Among the recipients are the following individuals:

"Lawyer Of The Year":

  • Kathryn A. Keppel - Appellate Practice

The Best Lawyers in America/Ones to Watch (2024 Edition):

  • Jason D. Luczak - Appellate Practice, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Nicole Masnica - Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Kristen N. Nelson - Health Care Law
  • Denis J. Regan - Real Estate Law
  • Zachary Wroblewski (Ones to Watch) - Commercial Litigation
  • Adam Schleis (Ones to Watch) - Criminal Defense: General Practice

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown Attorneys Patrick Knight, Jason Luczak and Nicole Masnica Honored as Biztimes Notable Litigators and Trial Attorneys

Attorney Nicole M. MasnicaAttorney Jason D. LuczakAttorney Patrick J. Knight

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP is pleased to announce that Partners Patrick Knight, Jason Luczak and Nicole Masnica have been selected as a “Notable Litigators and Trial Attorneys” by BizTimes Media. This showcase spotlights accomplished lawyers who have led significant court battles while mentoring the next wave of legal professionals and giving back to their communities.

About Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP

Serving Wisconsin since 1968, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP has earned a position of admiration in the legal community. The firm is known for its tradition of honesty and integrity, as well as the ability to achieve positive results in cases ranging from complex civil litigation to white collar crime investigations. GRGB has earned respect for passionate representation of the client’s rights. The firm has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, by Law & Politics. GRGB attorneys have served as Presidents of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association as well as Chairmen of sections and divisions. Additionally, its attorneys have been named Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers (an honor bestowed on less than five percent of U.S. trial lawyers), and recognition as some of Milwaukee Magazine’s Best Lawyers. For more information on GRGB and its lawyers, please visit www.grgblaw.com.

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown Named Best Milwaukee Law Firm Of 2023 By The Top Choice Awards And Featured In The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP (GRGB) is extremely proud to announce that the firm was named “Best Law Firm of 2023” by the Official Community Choice Awards, which is in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and LocaliQ. Each year, the Community Choice Awards polls local communities across the country to choose the best businesses and organizations in their areas. These awards celebrate and recognize the best the community has to offer. The firm began in the law firm category with the other area firms, advanced to the top 5 and ultimately was voted “Best Law Firm” in the community.

The award winners were featured in a special Sunday section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

GRGB Founder, Frank Gimbel, states, “It gives me a sense of great pride that the community that we value so much and have dedicated our work to has recognized GRGB with such an honor.”

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Announces Recognition Of 2023 Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

GRGB 55 Years

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP (GRGB) has announced that several attorneys from their team have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, by Super Lawyer Magazine.

The ten individuals receiving the prestigious Super Lawyers distinction include Thomas Brown, Raymond Dall’Osto, Franklyn Gimbel, Joshua Gimbel, Kathryn Keppel, Patrick Knight, Jason Luczak and Denis Regan. “We do our best to assure that all clients receive focused, professional attention to their needs. To be recognized for our service and come to the attention of others in the legal community, is indeed a high honor” notes GRGB Founding Partner, Franklyn Gimbel.

In addition to the Super Lawyers designation, Megan Drury, Jaclyn Kallie, Nicole Masnica, Kristen Nelson, Adam Schleis, and Max Stephenson were recognized as Rising Stars. This represents the majority of the entire team of attorneys who received recognition for their stellar abilities in the Wisconsin legal community.

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Partner Jason Luczak Honored With State Bar of Wisconsin’s Young Lawyers Division Mentoring Award

Attorney Jason Luczak

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP (GRGB) is pleased to announce that Partner Jason Luczak was honored at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Member Recognition Celebration with the Young Lawyers Division Mentoring Award. The award is designed to pay tribute to a Wisconsin Attorney who has made an exceptional contribution to the life and career of a young attorney. The nominee must also have six or more years of practice experience, be a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and have been in good standing with the State of Wisconsin for more than 12 months.

Attorney Luczak is head of the Criminal Defense and Appellate Team at GRGB. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, teaching the trial skills competition course at Marquette University Law School. He also coached the Marquette National Moot Court Competition team and is Chair of the Criminal Defense Section of the Milwaukee Bar Association as well as Past President of the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association. Attorney Luczak has appeared on CourtTV as a regular commentator, been named an “Up-and-Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal and a “Rising Star in Law” by the BizTimes. Jason has fought tirelessly for prisoner’s rights, doing pro bono cases that have resulted in landmark wins for the under-represented population.

Attorney Franklyn Gimbel Named To The Power 30 List By The Wisconsin Law Journal

Attorney Franklyn M. Gimbel

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP is proud to announce that Founding Partner Franklyn Gimbel has been included in the first “Power 30” list of personal injury attorneys. This inclusion names the power brokers who lead and influence various parts of the Wisconsin legal community.

These “Power 30” lists highlight those whose presence on a case signifies the stakes, who have influenced the direction of the law, whose leadership in the community is pervasive and whose respect within the bar is undeniable.

WACDL seeks to acknowledge and honor the particular combination of sensitivity, toughness, research, and trial advocacy skills necessary to achieve acquittals in these especially challenging cases. The laws surrounding sexual assault prosecutions are complicated and dynamic, and typically require attorneys that try these cases to develop specialized knowledge of medical evidence such as SANE results, DNA evidence, protocols regarding videotaped interviews with child witnesses, and, of course, how to effectively pierce rape shield.

Milwaukee Justice Center Annual Run For Justice One Week From Today!

Run For Justice

Milwaukee, WI — On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 6pm, the 12th Annual Run for Justice will take place at Veteran’s Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront. Proceeds will benefit the Milwaukee Justice Center which is the civil legal aid self-help center located within the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

This is a 5k route (and 1 mile walk) and the public is invited to participate in the run and enjoy the post-race bash with live music, beverages, food trucks (RoseMob Grill and Kona Ice) and prizes as well! The live band will be Blind Hill and Anna Maria Hodges will emcee the event. There will even be a guest appearance by Bernie Brewer! Winners will be recognized in several different categories and awards will be presented to stand-out MJC Volunteers. The Committee would like to thank our Platinum Sponsors: Quarles, Foley & Lardner and Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols; our Gold Sponsors: Hupy & Abraham, Godfrey & Kahn, Gimbel Reilly Guerin & Brown, Michael Best & Friedrich, von Briesen & Roper, Hansen Reynolds, Husch Blackwell, JAMS, DeWitt Law Firm, O’Neil Cannon Hollman DeJong & Laing, Digital Intelligence; our Silver Sponsors: Data Narro, A Neutral View, The Bero Group, AlphaGraphics, Karp & Iancu, La Fleur Law and Gas Turek; and Bronze Sponsors: the State Bar of Wisconsin, Array, Gruber Law Office, Rytech, RCS and the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee. Special thanks to Outpost Foods and Corner Bakery for their food donations for the runners!

Registration information and more details can be found at www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2023

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Welcomes Attorney Eric Schanowski to Their Criminal Defense Group

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP Welcomes Attorney Eric Schanowski to Their Criminal Defense Group

Eric J. Schanowski

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP (GRGB) is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Eric Schanowski to the firm’s criminal defense team. Eric graduated from Northwestern School of Law in 2018 and the University of Michigan in 2014.

While in law school, Eric was the Online Managing Editor for the Northwestern University Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Society. He also participated in the Juvenile Justice and Civil Rights Litigation clinics, where he focused on juvenile delinquency cases and prisoners' appellate rights. He also did more than 100 hours of volunteer work, primarily through mentoring underprivileged youth in Chicago.

After graduation and prior to joining the firm, Eric worked as a prosecutor at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and as an employment litigator. Attorney Schanowski is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

“We are excited to add Eric to our criminal team. He comes to GRGB with vast trial experience in Chicago as a prosecutor, an excellent educational background and will surely develop into a stand-out trial lawyer in Wisconsin,” states GRGB Partner, Jason Luczak.

Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Partners Jason Luczak And Nicole Masnica Honored With Wisconsin Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers Award

Attorney Nicole M. MasnicaAttorney Jason D. Luczak

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP is pleased to announce that Partners Jason Luczak and Nicole Masnica were awarded the Kuchler-Nicholson-Stilling Sensitive Crimes Award (KNS Award) by the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL).

The KNS Award was created in 2021 to honor defense attorneys who have secured acquittals in cases alleging felony sexual assault of either an adult or a child.

WACDL seeks to acknowledge and honor the particular combination of sensitivity, toughness, research, and trial advocacy skills necessary to achieve acquittals in these especially challenging cases. The laws surrounding sexual assault prosecutions are complicated and dynamic, and typically require attorneys that try these cases to develop specialized knowledge of medical evidence such as SANE results, DNA evidence, protocols regarding videotaped interviews with child witnesses, and, of course, how to effectively pierce rape shield.

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