Peter C. Karegeannes, Retired Partner


Emphasised on complex business litigation including antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, securities, uniform commercial code and non-routine contracts. Had considerable additional experience in accountants' liability, dealership and franchise, product liability and trust/probate litigation.

Examples of Clients: Air Wisconsin; American Equipment Co.; Arthur Andersen LLP; Blackhawk State Bank; Borders Group, Inc.; Briggs & Stratton Corp.; Eaton Corp.; Hydrite Chemical Co.; Kohler Co.; Marshall & Ilsley Trust Company; Miller Brewing Co.; Park Bank; Phillip Morris Cos.; Sigma-Aldrich Co.; Sensient Technologies, Inc.; Sterling Plumbing Group, Inc.; Unicare Homes, Inc.; W.R. Grace & Co.; Weyco Group, Inc.

Education and Honors

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1972)
  • Harvard University (B.A., 1969)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Antitrust Sections)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Member)

Professional Recognition

  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Milwaukee Litigation - Securities Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2009-present: Commercial Litigation / Litigation - Antitrust / Litigation - Environmental / Litigation - Securities)

Selected Presentations/Publications

  • Co-author, "Joinder, Consolidation and Severance," Chapter 10 in Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (West Group & ABA 1998)
  • "Antitrust and the Trade Association: Issues, Questions and Answers," Wisconsin Society of Executives program, 1992
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