Litigation

Litigation often is the result when parties cannot resolve a particular dispute or conflict that has arisen between them.  By its very nature, litigation is extremely costly and time consuming.  As a business, every minute devoted to litigation interferes with the day-to-day business operations and detracts from the bottom line.  Recognizing this fact, our attorneys partner with our clients to identify their ultimate goals and develop a comprehensive legal strategy that achieves those goals using the most cost-effective means available.

Our attorneys have litigated civil disputes ranging from simple wage complaints to complex intellectual property claims.  Generally speaking, our attorneys provide highly skilled legal representation in the following areas:

  • Business torts, fraud, defamation, false advertising and unfair competition
  • Intentional torts
  • Class Action
  • Civil Rights, including claims arising under Title VII, Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Rehabilitation Act, and HIPAA
  • Contracts, including employment contracts, covenants not-to-compete, severance agreements, settlement agreements, non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, commercial contracts, complex business transactions
  • Wage and Hour, including overtime violations, personal time off(“PTO“), and unpaid time
  • Debt Collection
  • Labor claims arising under the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) and Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (“WERC”)
  • Real Estate
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Workers compensation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Construction disputes
  • Bad Faith Insurance Claims

Our attorneys have litigated cases in the following forums:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • State of Wisconsin Circuit Courts and Court of Appeals
  • State of Illinois Circuit Courts
  • State of South Dakota Circuit Courts
  • State of South Carolina Circuit Courts
  • State of Wisconsin Administrative Agencies
  • State of Illinois Administrative Agencies
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Various Tribal Tribunals

For more information on how McDonald & Kloth, LLC can help you, please contact us at (414) 395-8774 or info@themklaw.com.