Running a successful business requires you to overcome many challenges, and legal pitfalls are never far away. Whether it is a day-to-day contract or employment issue, a sophisticated merger or acquisition transaction, a difficult tax matter, or a “bet-the-company” lawsuit; when the need arises, it is critical to have access to reliable and effective legal counsel.

Answers & Accessibility | Resources & Expertise | Trust & Collaboration

Building a collaborative relationship is essential to providing effective legal representation. Our firm draws upon the appropriate level of resources within our organization to accomplish every aspect of your legal project. This approach helps us reduce your potential risk of exposure to litigation and other possible liabilities, to ultimately impact your bottom line in a positive way. We judge the success of our relationship by the success of your business.
                 
Tap into a rich history of excellence and a winning record in the courtroom. You will be working hand-in-hand with a team of legal experts whose experience spans a myriad of experiences in commercial transactional work and business litigation. Our lineage reaches back to 1848, proudly serving Wisconsin business owners and executives in matters both large and small, from the sophisticated to the routine. At Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., we are committed to providing you with critical, accurate information in a timely fashion, to help you make sound legal decisions to protect your business.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact one of our Milwaukee attorneys, visit www.mtfn.com or call 414-273-1300.
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  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Nine Meissner Tierney Attorneys Selected as 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers


Nine Meissner Tierney Attorneys Selected as 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

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Shareholder Mark Malloy Presents at the Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association’s 2019 Corporate Counsel Workshop


Shareholder Mark Malloy Presents at the Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association’s 2019 Corporate Counsel Workshop

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Meissner Tierney Ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 "Best Law Firms"


Meissner Tierney Ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 "Best Law Firms"

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Meissner Tierney Welcomes James Sosnoski as an Associate Attorney


Meissner Tierney Welcomes James Sosnoski as an Associate Attorney

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Joseph E.

Tierney

Everything Old Is New Again: Tracing the Origins of What Constitutes the "Field of Health" for Purposes of Code Sec. 199A


Everything Old Is New Again: Tracing the Origins of What Constitutes the "Field of Health" for Purposes of Code Sec. 199A

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Shareholder Michael Cohen’s Article “A Perilous Decision: Steadfast Explains an Insurer's Duty to Defend in the Multi-Insurer Context (and the Damages


Shareholder Michael Cohen’s Article “A Perilous Decision: Steadfast Explains an Insurer's Duty to Defend in the Multi-Insurer Context (and the Damages Available Against a Breaching Insurer)” Featured in the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal

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MTFN Welcomes April Toy as an Associate Attorney


MTFN Welcomes April Toy as an Associate Attorney

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Joseph E.

Tierney

Shareholder Michael Cohen Named Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation - Insurance "Lawyer of the Year" in Milwaukee


Shareholder Michael Cohen Named Best Lawyers® 2020 Litigation - Insurance "Lawyer of the Year" in Milwaukee

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Michael J.

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Nine Shareholders Voted to The 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List


Nine Shareholders Voted to The 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List

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Meissner Tierney Welcomes Nicole Ways as an Associate Attorney


Meissner Tierney Welcomes Nicole Ways as an Associate Attorney

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Tierney

Meissner Tierney Welcomes Three New Associate Attorneys


Meissner Tierney Welcomes Three New Associate Attorneys

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Joseph E.

Tierney

Attorney April Toy Authors Article Titled “Implicit Bias and the Gender Leadership Gap” for the Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog


Attorney April Toy Authors Article Titled “Implicit Bias and the Gender Leadership Gap” for the Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

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Meissner Tierney to Serve as Sponsor for NEWaukee Night Market


Meissner Tierney to Serve as Sponsor for NEWaukee Night Market

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Meissner Tierney to Serve as Sponsor for NEWaukee Night Market


Meissner Tierney to Serve as Sponsor for NEWaukee Night Market

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Tierney

Attorney Tom Nichols Instrumental in New Legislation Lowering Wisconsin Pass-Through Business Taxes


Attorney Tom Nichols Instrumental in New Legislation Lowering Wisconsin Pass-Through Business Taxes

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Attorney Michael Cohen to Present at The State Bar of Wisconsin Live Seminar & Webcast Titled “Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2018”



Attorney Michael Cohen to Present at The State Bar of Wisconsin Live Seminar & Webcast Titled “Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2018”


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Attorney Michael Cohen's U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit Oral Argument


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Land O’Lakes, Inc. v. Ratajczak

Going Into Business With a Partner


by Thomas J. Nichols

So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.

Going into Business

Article, “The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: A New Federal Civil Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft,” Published by State Bar of WI


"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: A New Federal Civil Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft


by Randal J. Brotherhood

"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."

Defend Trade Secrets Act

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