The State Bar of Wisconsin will be hosting a live PINNACLE™ seminar titled, “Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2018.” The live seminar will take place on Thursday, November 29th at The Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee. Attendees can also register for the live streaming webcast offered by the State Bar of Wisconsin.

The seminar will cover a myriad of today’s hot-button litigation issues including the Rules of Civil Procedure, changes to Wisconsin’s class action statute, as well as national trends in merger and acquisition class actions.

Shareholder Michael Cohen serves as Program Chair of the seminar and will also be presenting at 8:30 a.m. on the topic, “The Business Judgement Rule - How Far Does It Go?” with in-depth discussions on the following

  • General Rule
  • Rebutting the presumption
  • Wisconsin’s immunity statute — Wis. Stat. § 180.0828
  • Wisconsin’s derivative action statute — Wis. Stat. § 180.0744
  • The effect of advice of outside counsel

Please visit the State Bar of Wisconsin for a full program schedule and to register for the seminar.

Michael dedicates a substantial portion of his practice to commercial litigation matters including non-compete and other restrictive covenants, business torts, employment, environmental/toxic tort litigation and complex insurance coverage litigation, including environmental liability and bad faith. For more information please contact Michael at or by calling (414) 273-1300.