Quarles & Brady LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Celebrated expertise in class action defense, shareholder disputes and insurance coverage litigation. Also noted for its strengths in professional negligence and product liability cases as well as intellectual property defense. Broad client base including banks and other financial institutions, utilities and healthcare providers.

Strengths One client notes: "I have very strong trust the matter will be done professionally and efficiently."

"They provide excellent work product with a high level of expertise across all areas," say satisfied clients.

Work highlights Defended MillerCoors against a claim brought by Pabst alleging the company violated the covenant of good faith and fair dealing when determining it lacked sufficient capacity to continue contract brewing for Pabst after 2022.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Conley
is a market-leading trial expert with extensive experience in high-stakes civil and criminal litigation, alongside significant expertise in crisis management. Fellow practitioners describe him as "a really strong lawyer" and note his "incredibly good practical judgment."

Commentators describe
Donald Schott
as a "very accomplished litigator and adviser," with his practice extending across a broad spectrum of securities, energy and healthcare matters. He also has a strong appellate practice, having appeared before the Seventh and Ninth Circuits and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

John Rothstein
is highly regarded for his extensive experience in corporate disputes, real estate proceedings and product liability cases, drawing from significant trial and appellate capabilities. Sources report that he has a "really good, longstanding reputation"for excellence in the disputes field.

Keith Bruett
receives plaudits from commentators for his "smart and strategic" approach to "very complex litigation." His commercial disputes practice includes significant strength in professional liability and insurance matters, alongside expertise in fraud disputes.