Firm Profile

Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.


111 East Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
(414) 276.0200

Firm Details

The first answer that comes to mind isn't always the right answer. Understanding the ever-changing legal environment is what makes Davis|Kuelthau different. Our attorneys pride themselves on partnering with their clients to evaluate all the options when addressing a legal issue. We assess our clients' needs from every perspective to ensure we provide them with the answer that best fits with their goals.

This commitment to innovation is what drives our client service. By focusing on providing effective legal advice in a professional, competent and responsive manner, we support our clients' efforts towards their own success. Our clients recognize this; in a recent client survey, 99% of those who responded said they would recommend our firm to a colleague or friend.

Everything we do at the firm, builds on this foundation of creative problem solving and diligent client service. We encourage you to take a moment to become familiar with our attorneys, clients and practices; we are confident you will discover the depth and breadth of our experience and our long-standing history of success.


Scott E. Fiducci
Member of the Board
Terrance J. Navin
Executive Director
Robert W. Habich
Member of the Board
Sherry D. Coley
Member of the Board
Joseph E. Tierney IV
Firm President, Member of the Board
Matthew R. McClean
Member of the Board

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Wisconsin in Litigation - Construction with 4 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Milwaukee in Litigation - Construction with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Brookfield in Trusts and Estates with 4 lawyers


  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms
  • WI Law Journal Leader in the Law
  • Chambers USA
  • WI Law Journal Leader in the Law
  • WI Law Journal Women in the Law


  • AECOM, Inc.
  • AnchorBank FSB
  • Astronautics Corporation of America
  • Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc.
  • First Wisconsin Bank and Trust Company
  • Germantown Iron & Steel Corporation
  • Hammes Company
  • HealthEOS by Multiplan
  • JPMorgan Chase, N.A.
  • Lavelle Industries, Inc.
  • Magnetek, Inc.
  • Schoeneck Containers
  • TCF Bank
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, Inc.
  • Ziegler Health Care Real Estate Funds

About Our Clients


  • Bradley Center Sports & Entertainment Center
  • Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball District
  • The Marcus Corporation


  • AnchorBank FSB
  • Associated Bank, N.A.
  • BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
  • Westbury Bank
  • First Wisconsin Bank and Trust Company
  • Harris N.A. (N/K/A, BMO Harris Bank, N.A.)
  • JPMorgan Chase, N.A.
  • TCF Bank


  • ABB
  • Astronautics Corporation of America
  • BCS International, Inc.
  • CTI Systems, Inc.
  • Gardner Denver
  • Germantown Iron & Steel Corporation
  • Lavelle Industries, Inc.
  • Schoeneck Containers
  • Sheboygan Paper Box Company
  • Thomas Industries, Inc.
  • Waldan Paper Services, Inc.

Professional Services

  • Amerhart, Ltd.
  • Charleston Orwig, Inc.
  • D&H Global, LLC
  • Health Consultants, Ltd.
  • Kraft Engineering
  • Lamers Bus Lines, Inc.
  • Northpoint Medical & Rehabilitation Center
  • United Rentals, Inc.

  • The Salvation Army
  • Waukesha Family YMCA

Real Estate

  • Castle Realty Associates, Inc.
  • Catalyst Construction
  • Continental Properties
  • Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc.
  • Hammes Company
  • HSI Development Partners, LLC
  • Neumann Developments, Inc.
  • Outlook Development Group LLC
  • Spectrum Development Group LLC
  • Towne Realty
  • Vista Venture, LLC
  • VJS Development Group, LLC
  • Whitnall Summit Company, LLC
  • Ziegler HeathCare Real Estate Funds
  • Zilber Ltd.

Public Sector

  • Brown County
  • Milwaukee County
  • Racine County
  • Washington County
  • City of Algoma
  • City of De Pere
  • City of Green Bay
  • City of Milwaukee
  • City of Neenah
  • City of Oconto
  • City of Oconto Falls
  • City of Oshkosh
  • City of Port Washington
  • City of Shawano
  • Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Village of Allouez
  • Village of Denmark
  • Village of Ephraim
  • Village of Hobart
  • Village of Howard
  • Village of North Fond du Lac
  • Village of Suamico
  • Village of Wales
  • Village of Wrightstown


  • Appleton Area School District
  • Cooperative Educational Service Agency #6 (CESA 6)
  • Crivitz School District
  • Franklin School District
  • Freedom School District
  • Gibraltar School District
  • Gillette School District
  • Green Bay Area Public School District
  • Indian Community School of Milwaukee
  • Kewaunee School District
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Luxemburg Casco School District
  • Marion School District
  • New Holstein School District
  • Oshkosh Area School District
  • Plymouth Joint School District
  • Reedsville School District
  • Sheboygan Area School District
  • Sturgeon Bay School District
  • Suring School District
  • Tri County Area School District
  • Union Grove Union High School District



Christopher J. Jaekels
Corporate Team Head
Beverly G. Butula
Director of Library Services
Pagette K. Fischer
Director of Marketing and Business Development
James M. Kalny
Labor & Employment Team Head
Gwenn Harmann
Director of Finance
Steven M. Fry
Director of Information Technology
Terrance J. Navin
Executive Director
Joseph E. Tierney IV
Firm President
Brian J. Pfeil
Litigation Team Head

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mediation
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Office Locations

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Brookfield, WI

300 North Corporate Drive, Suite 150

Brookfield, WI 53045

United States

(262) 792.2400

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Green Bay, WI

318 South Washington Street, Suite 300

Green Bay, WI 54301

United States

(920) 435.9378

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Milwaukee, WI

111 East Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1400

Milwaukee, WI 53202

United States

(414) 276.0200

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