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About John

Practical problem solving, preventing unfair competition

John Remington brings a commonsense approach to litigation and litigation assessment, appreciating the human elements and the legal complexities.  He has experience representing:

  • Health care providers
  • Financial institutions
  • Broad base of clients that utilize noncompetition agreements

John has the depth of experience to evaluate options and devise creative solutions in response to a broad array of legal challenges, including unfair competition and noncompetition issues.

Experience in Action

  • Representing employers and employees in contested restraining order and injunction cases involving covenants not to compete and trade secret claims in a variety of industries, including metallurgy, financial advising, farm feed additives, school supplies, temporary staffing, cheesemaking and packaging.
  • Guiding financial institutions on best practices and defending against affirmative consumer claims.
  • Advising hospital system regarding the full range of litigation-related inquiries on a modified secondment basis.


  • Successfully argued against entry of a restraining order in federal court and obtained complete dismissal of claims for alleged trade secret theft and violations of noncompetition agreements in the District Court of Kansas.
  • Efficiently reviewed and drafted restrictive covenants in every state for client with a national sales team.
  • Drafted successful appellate brief that led to a published decision defining admissibility of business records in Wisconsin.

Professional Recognitions

  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars" (2009, 2017: Business Litigation)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Milwaukee Rowing Club, member
  • University of Wisconsin National "W" Club, member

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