About Brandon

Efficient, business-savvy solutions to sophisticated commercial disputes

Brandon helps clients navigate complex commercial disputes with an unwavering focus on practical, efficient and business-savvy solutions. He has helped clients win cases in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level, as well as through arbitration and mediation. His experience includes work in several industries, such as:

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Health care providers
  • A wide range of technologies, including industrial equipment, telecommunications, medical devices and software development

Brandon partners with clients to understand their business goals and objections, and develops sophisticated strategies to drive resolution of complex disputes, with a focus on aligning legal strategy with business purposes and client service expectations. With a deep understanding of state, federal and arbitral proceedings, Brandon gets results while making sure clients can focus on their business. 

Experience in Action

  • Represents clients in a variety of commercial disputes. Clients turn to Brandon when faced with issues such as claims against manufacturers, health care providers, state regulatory investigations, real estate partnership disputes and family-related business disputes.
  • Leads manufacturers and suppliers through challenges involving breach of contract, business torts, commercial issues, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition and intellectual property.
  • Advises clients on how to protect their intellectual property and trade secrets.
  • Counsels manufacturers, suppliers, health care systems and service companies on best practices to prevent litigation and best documentation and sales processes to position for potential future litigation.

Successes

  • Secured favorable defense resolution in $50 million-plus contract manufacturing dispute involving alleged regulatory violations and world-wide product recall.
  • Secured a seven-figure settlement in an enterprise software installation dispute before discovery began.
  • Defended an automotive accessory supplier in a cross-border sales commission dispute and negotiated a no-cost resolution for the client.
  • Won a full dismissal on summary judgment for a client in the Class 8 commercial trucking industry on claims exceeding $2 million, then successfully defended that decision on appeal.
  • Obtained two multi-million-dollar jury verdicts in patent cases in the Western District of Wisconsin.
  • Defended a manufacturer of industrial storage equipment against allegations of misappropriating trade secrets.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement in a software patent and trade secret case in the Western District of Wisconsin on behalf of a software development company.
  • Attained summary judgment dismissing breach of contract, misrepresentation and design defect claims against a leading provider of heavy-duty semi-trucks.

Professional Recognitions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015-2017)
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers®-Rising Stars Edition 2018 - present (Business Litigation)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" (2021-2023:, Litigation - Antitrust, 2023: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation – Patent)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • United Way Emerging Leaders Council (Member)
  • Thomas E. Fairchild American Inn of Court (Associate)
  • Outagamie County Pro Bono Truancy Program (Volunteer Attorney)

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