Real Estate and Construction Litigation


Rothstein Named Chair of Fiduciary, Trust and Probate Litigation Subgroup

MILWAUKEE, WI — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that John Rothstein, a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office, has been named chair of the Fiduciary, Trust and Probate Litigation Subgroup.

Rothstein is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, where he focuses his practice on corporate disputes, product liability, probate and real estate matters. He has represented businesses and individuals on a national and regional basis, serving as both trial and appellate counsel. His trial experience includes federal and state jury trials, class actions, administrative cases, equity actions, arbitrations and mediations. His representations include prosecution and defense of business fraud disputes, internal investigations, family business cases, construction disputes, personal injuries, wrongful death cases and mergers and acquisitions. He has been inThe Best Lawyers in America® and Wisconsin Super Lawyers® consistently since 2005 and is listed for Litigation in Chambers USA consistently since 2006. He earned both his law degree and undergraduate degree from Marquette University.

The Fiduciary, Trust and Probate Litigation attorneys represent fiduciaries and other parties involved in trust contests, will disputes, attempted removal or surcharges of trustees, will and trust constructions, and other fiduciary litigation. They assist clients in strategic planning issues and in negotiating, mediating and resolving challenging disputes by trial, arbitration and mediation. Quarles defends fiduciaries charged with personal exposure for handling an estate, trust or guardianship as well as plaintiffs in a will or trust contest .

Quarles has successfully litigated matters involving executors and trustees facing challenges such as conflicts of interests, investment strategies, fee amounts, distribution elections, waiver clauses, spendthrift provisions, government regulatory obligations, internal investigatory proceedings, class actions and injunctive proceedings. Lead Quarles litigators have handled cases with assets often measured in six-to-nine figures.

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