Brandon R. Gutschow, Associate

Biography

Brandon Gutschow represents clients in all phases of complex commercial litigation. His practice focuses on insurance coverage and on energy and utility law. Brandon’s experience includes:

  • Representing major Wisconsin manufacturers in long-tail insurance coverage disputes involving asbestos and environmental claims triggering multiple policies
  • Advising clients across various industries with respect to a broad range of insurance coverage issues, including strategies for placing and maximizing various types of coverage
  • Representing paper mill client in sewerage rate dispute before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
  • Representing brewery client in water rate case before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
  • Representing utility client in rate cases and other regulatory matters

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010)
    • Daniel H. Grady Award – Top Ranking Student in Graduating Class
    • Dean's Academic Achievement Award
    • Academic Achievement Awards for Highest Grades in Insurance Law, Civil Procedure, Advanced Legal Writing, Torts, Labor Relations Law, Administrative Law, Substantive Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure
  • Marquette University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)
    • National Dean's List
    • Marquette University Dean's List (Eight Semesters)
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Societies

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2011

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Charles P. Dykman, Wisconsin Court of Appeals (Spring 2009)

Professional Recognition

  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2013)