STEPHEN E. KRAVIT

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  • | AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

    •  Named, Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, 2016 •  Named, Best Lawyers® Milwaukee, Criminal Defense: White-Collar "Lawyer of the Year"   - 2014 •  Selected, The Best Lawyers in America®, 1991-2019, Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense:  White-Collar •  Selected, "Litigation Star - Wisconsin" by Benchmark Litigation - 2015-2018 editions •  Selected, "Local Litigation Star - Wisconsin" (for Appellate, General Commercial Insurance, and Labor and Employment) and "Seventh Circuit Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation - 2014-2016 editions •  Selected, “Top 25 Lawyers in Milwaukee” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® four times, including 2018 •  Selected, “Top 50 Lawyers in Wisconsin” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® ten times, including 2018 •  Selected, “Super Lawyer” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers® for 2005-2018 •  Named, Life Fellow (inducted as one of 75 inaugural Fellows) of Fellows of the •  Wisconsin Law Foundation, February 2000 •  Named, "Top 25 Attorneys in Wisconsin" by Milwaukee Magazine, December 2015 •  Named, "Best Lawyers in Milwaukee" by Milwaukee Magazine (five years) •  Town & Country Magazine, Best Criminal Lawyers in America, June 1985 •  Selected, America's Most Honored Professionals, Top 1% - 2014 •  Recipient, U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (second highest award, U.S. Department of Justice), 1979 •  Recipient, Special Commendation, U.S. Department of Justice Award for •  Outstanding Service in the Office of the United States Attorney, 1978 •  Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated (30+ years)

  • | PRACTICE AREAS

  • | TEACHING AND LECTURING

    •  Recovery: presented to the Insurance Security Association; American Society for Industrial Security; Asset Protection Executives Association; Excess and Surplus Lines Claims Association; International Association of Insurance Fraud Agencies; National Association of Insurance Commissioners; National Conference of Insurance Legislators; Westchester Fairfield Chapter of Association Corporate Counsel America; NBI Fraud Litigation in Wisconsin; Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants; The Network of Trial Law Firms

     

    •  Speaker and instructor on trial issues -- Harvard Law School Advocacy Workshop; University of Wisconsin Law School General Practice Course; Marquette University

     

    •  Law School Advanced Trial Practice and Pretrial Litigation courses; The Network of Trial Law Firms

     

    •  Founder and regular speaker, Marquette Law School Conference on Recent Developments in Criminal Law, 1979 - present

  • | PUBLISHED WORKS & PRESENTATIONS

    •  Advocacy Workshop - Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

     

    •  General Practice Course - University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI

     

    •  Marquette Law School - Milwaukee, WI

     

    •  Criminal Law Institute

     

    •  NBI Fraud Litigation in Wisconsin

     

    •  National Solo & Small Firm Conference - American Bar Association, Milwaukee, WI

     

    •  Perils of General Counsel: Federal Prosecution Policy and the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege - Napa Valley, CA

     

    •  Litigation Management SuperCourse in LA - 2006 Ed.- Network of Trial Law Firms, Beverly Hills, CA

     

    •  Litigation Management in a New York Minute - 2004 Ed. - New York, NY

     

    •  Litigation Management: Gunfight at the O.K. Doral - Scottsdale, AZ

     

    •  Securities Arbitration and Litigation - New York, NY

     

    •  Avoiding Bad Faith Claims in WI (and Elsewhere) - AIG Technical Services, New York, NY

     

    •  Participant, Roundtable Discussion on Electronic Discovery - Wisconsin Law Journal, Madison, WI

     

    •  Fraud in the New Millennium: New Legal Perils for CPA's and Their Clients - Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Brookfield, WI

     

    •  The Impact of Corporate Scandals on Federal Criminal Practice - Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Fraud Conference, Milwaukee, WI

     

    •  Changes in the Prosecution of White Collar Crime that Affect You - The Network of Trial Law Firms, Palm Beach, FL

     

    •  Crisis Management - First the Stall, Then the Spin - The Network of Trial Law Firms, San Diego, CA

     

    •  What Computer Discovery Might Actually Discover! - Wisconsin Law & Technology Show, Milwaukee, WI

     

    •  Defending Shareholder Oppression Litigation, The Network of Trial Law Firms, Scottsdale, AZ

     

    •  Top Gun Litigation - The Network of Trial Law Firms, San Diego, CA

     

    •  Winning the Litigation Civil War & Preserving the Corporate Union - The Network of Trial Law Firms, Kiawah Island, SC

     

    •  What To Do When The Government Is At Your Doorstep: Twelve Tips For Handling The Search Warrant - American Corporate Counsel Association, Hyatt Regency, Greenwich, CT

     

    •  Cutting Edge Issues for Corporate Counsel - The Network of Trial Law Firms, Scottsdale, AZ

     

    •  Author: Standards for General Assistance in New Hampshire: An Analysis and Proposal, 16 N.H.B.J. 136 (1974), as cited in Baker-Chaput v. Cammett, 406 F. Supp. 1134 (D. NH 1976)

  • | REPORTED DECISIONS

    •  Kenosha Unified School Dists., et al. v. Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc., 607 F. Supp. 2d 967 (E.D. Wis. 2009)

     

    •  Decker v. Decker, 298 Wis. 2d 141, 726 N.W.2d 664 (Ct. App. 2006)

     

    •  Miller Brewing Co. v. ACE U.S. Holdings, Inc., 391 F. Supp. 2d 735 (E.D. Wis. 2005)

     

    •  Black v. Long Term Disability Ins., 373 F. Supp. 2d 897 (E.D. Wis. 2005)

     

    •  Reget v. Paige, 242 Wis. 2d 278, 626 N.W.2d 302 (Ct. App. 2001)

     

    •  U.S. v. Van Engel, 15 F.3d 623 (7th Cir. 1993)

     

    •  U.S. v. Van Engel, 809 F. Supp. 1360 (E.D. Wis. 1992)

     

    •  Limjoco v. Schenck, 169 Wis. 2d 702, 486 N.W.2d 567 (Ct. App. 1992)

     

    •  U.S. v. Van Engel, 1992 WL 477645 (E.D. Wis. 1992)

     

    •  John v. Barron, 897 F.2d 1387 (7th Cir. 1990)

     

    •  Garrett by Kravit v. City of New Berlin, 122 Wis. 2d 223, 362 N.W.2d 137 (1985)

     

    •  U.S. v. Mosineee Research Corp., 583 F.2d 930 (7th Cir. 1978)

     

    •  U.S. v. Articles of Food and Drug, 449 F. Supp. 497 (E.D. Wis. 1978)

     

    •  U.S. v. Articles of Food and Drug, 441 F. Supp. 772 (E.D. Wis. 1977)

     

    •  U.S. v. Articles of Food and Drug, 444 F. Supp. 266 (E.D. Wis. 1977)

     

    •  City of Milwaukee v. Saxbe, 546 F.2d 493 (7th Cir. 1976)

     

    •  Lavoie v. Szumiez, 115 N.H. 266 339 A.2d 28 6952 (S. Ct. NH 1975)

  • | BAR ADMISSIONS

    •  Wisconsin

     

    •  U.S. Supreme Court

     

    •  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

     

    •  U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

     

    •  U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

     

    •  U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

     

    •  U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin

  • | FELLOWS ELECTIONS

  • | EDUCATION

    •  Harvard Law School / J.D. , 1975

     

    •  University of Wisconsin-Madison / B.A. (Economics), with honors, 1972

     

    •  Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon

  • | PROFESSIONAL

    AFFILIATIONS

    •  Fox Point Police Commission, 1997; President, 2005-present

     

    •  Shareholder, Godrey & Kahn, s.c., 1976-1979

     

    •  Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1976-1979

  • | PROFESSIONAL

    MEMBERSHIPS

    •  American Bar Association

     

    •  State Bar of Wisconsin

     

    •  Milwaukee Bar Association

     

    •  Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association

  • | COMMUNITY

    INVOLVEMENT

    •  Member, University of Wisconsin - Madison Economics Advisory Board, 2016 --

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