Daniel M. Janssen - Quarles & Brady LLP

Daniel M. Janssen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 414-277-5733

Dan Janssen specializes in product distribution and marketing. He regularly drafts and reviews agreements for clients who buy and sell products through distributors, dealers, sales representatives, franchisees and sales agents. He represents clients in building, maintaining and consolidating distribution networks. Mr. Janssen successfully guides clients through market withdrawals and the rationalization of distributor networks. He advises clients on issues that include pricing, advertising, warranties, terms and conditions of sale, disclosure and termination laws, the internet and the Uniform Commercial Code.

  • In addition to providing clients with advice to avoid litigation, Mr. Janssen regularly serves as counsel in litigation involving the termination of distribution relationships. On more than fifty occasions he has represented those who supply and distribute products in lawsuits and arbitrations throughout the country. He has substantial experience prosecuting and defending preliminary injunction motions, and taking cases through trial to the appellate courts. Clients he has represented in distribution matters include Miller Brewing Company, The Sherwin-Williams Company, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and John Deere Industrial Equipment Company, among others. 

  • In addition to his dealership and franchise practice, Mr. Janssen has experience representing claimants and broker-dealers in NASD proceedings. He has lectured registered representatives on avoiding NASD arbitration claims. 

  • Mr. Janssen has also litigated cases involving breach of warranty and other Uniform Commercial Code issues, leases, trademark infringement, joint venture and partnership agreements, and cases generally involving breach of contract and other business-related torts.

University of Northern Iowa BA University of Iowa College of LawJ.D.
American Bar AssociationMilwaukee Bar Association

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 
  • Pro Hac Vice Admissions Throughout the United States 

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Franchise Law of the Milwaukee Metro Area
Daniel M. Janssen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Franchise Law