Press Releases

  • Nancy M. Bonniwell Awarded Outstanding Professional Adviser Award

     The Herbert J. Mueller Society has awarded Weiss Berzowski Brady's Nancy M. Bonniwell with the Outstanding Professional Adviser Award on May 5, 2014.

    Congratulations Nancy!

  • Sandy Swartzberg Awarded Two of MBBI's Mergers and Acquisitions Collaboration Awards

     On May 6, 2014, Attorney Sandy Swartzberg was awarded two of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries mergers and acquisitions Collaboration Awards.  One award was awarded for Rollefson Trochlell & Associates and the second for the Noyce/Thomas Transition.  Congratulations to Sandy!

  • Retirement Plans May Need to be Amended to Comply With 2013 Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Same-Sex Marriages

    April 10, 2014

    Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 ruling in United States v. Windsor, the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") limited the definition of "marriage" (as well as the definition of "spouse") to opposite-sex couples for federal purposes, including §401(a) retirement plan qualification rules. In United States v. Windsor, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that DOMA violated the U.S. Constitution and same-sex marriages legally entered into in any state that recognizes same-sex marriages must be recognized as legal marriages for federal tax purposes.  Read more »

  • President Obama Directs Department of Labor to Revise Overtime Exemption Regulations

    On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a memorandum instructing the Department of Labor to "modernize and streamline" existing overtime regulations.  Particularly, the President is seeking changes to the regulations pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act that exempt employers from having to pay overtime pay to executive, administrative, and professional employees. Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Welcomes Andrew T. Frost

    Milwaukee, WI - February 24, 2014 - Weiss Berzowski Brady, LLP. is pleased to welcome new associate attorney, Andrew T. Frost.  His practice focuses on private-sector labor relations, employee benefits and employment counseling. He is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, the Milwaukee Bar Association and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Wisconsin Bar. Mr. Frost received his Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics with an emphasis on Actuarial Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read more »

  • Legal Netlink Alliance Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

    Milwaukee, WI - December 4, 2013 - As a member of the Legal Netlink Alliance, Weiss Berzowski Brady wishes LNA a Happy Anniversary.
    An international network of law firms, LNA recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, producing a highlights video available here.

  • "Super Lawyers" 2013 List Released, Weiss Berzowski Brady Congratulates Attorneys on Inclusion

    Milwaukee, WI - November 19, 2013 - Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys from its Milwaukee and Delafield offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list. Randy S. Nelson, Philip J. Miller, and John A. Sikora have once again been listed in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, making it their ninth consecutive listing. Read more »

  • Appellate Case Selected for Argument at the University of Wisconsin Law School

     Milwaukee, WI - September 19, 2013 -  An appellate case being handled by Chris Trebatoski has been selected for argument in the University of Wisconsin Law School in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit as part of the court’s efforts to make arguments presented more accessible and the law school’s efforts to train new lawyers in appellate advocacy. The case CTL, et al. v. Read more »

  • Jury Trial Selected for coverage by Courtroom View Network

    Milwaukee, WI - September 16, 2013 - A jury trial to be presented by Chris Trebatoski and Barry White has been selected by Courtroom View Network, CVN, the cable based courtroom network, for gavel to gavel coverage. The case is scheduled to begin September 16th and run for two weeks.  In Reep, et al. v. Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Welcomes Jacqueline L. Messler

    Milwaukee, WI - August 29, 2013 - Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP is pleased to welcome new associate, Jacqueline L. Messler. Her practice focuses on business law, estate planning, and tax law. Prior to joining the firm, Jacqueline clerked for Justice Ziegler at the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 2012-13. During law school, she was a law clerk for Schober Schober & Mitchell (May 2010 - May 2012) and interned at the IRS Chief Counsel’s Office in the summer of 2011. Read more »