Your Experienced Business Law Firm: Transactional and Commercial Litigation Service for Wisconsin Businesses
Haley Palmersheim, S.C., is a Wisconsin business law firm that provides experienced service and representation -- and has for decades -- for transactional and commercial litigation issues.
Our business lawyers Tom Haley, Kevin Palmersheim, Cathleen Dettmann, Erin Rome and Ryan Shervey are committed to the success of their clients and are flexible and responsive to their individual needs.
Haley Palmersheim, S.C., provides professional advice and legal service for a variety of issues, including:
- Shareholder and partnership disputes
- Shareholder, partnership and LLC/operating agreements
- Breach of contract
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Non-compete agreements
- Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets
- Buying and selling of businesses
- Business formation for corporations and LLCs
- Estate planning and business succession
- Securities fraud
- Franchise law
Each of our business lawyers is skilled and experienced at transactional and commercial litigation work. Many times, a larger business law firm will have individual attorneys in different departments that work on either transactions or business disputes that may require litigation, but not both. By building and continuing your relationship with the same attorneys, we gain a better understanding of your business and are able to provide more valuable advice.
Our Business Lawyers: A Brief Introduction
At Haley Palmersheim, S.C., our attorneys have been consistently recognized by the legal community of Madison and Dane County for their skill and legal knowledge in business law issues.
Attorney Tom Haley is the founding member of the firm and has been practicing law since 1974. He has been selected as one of the top business lawyers in Dane County in surveys conducted by Madison Magazine, and is also a member of the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is also a Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate and has contributed significantly to the development of business law in Wisconsin.
Attorney Kevin Palmersheim has been practicing law since 1992 in the state of Wisconsin. Mr. Palmersheim has been recognized by peers as one of the top business lawyers in Dane County in surveys by Madison Magazine. He has also been recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal as a 2010 Leader In The Law, both for his work for the legal system and for representing business clients in cases that have been successful in the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He has also been repeatedly recognized by select reviews conducted by Milwaukee Magazine and Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as being among the top business litigators in the State of Wisconsin. He is a past president of the Dane County Bar Association, after being elected by his legal colleagues in Dane County.
Attorney Cathleen Dettmann joined the firm in 2009. In addition to her business transactions and commercial litigation work, Cathleen handles the firm’s estate planning practice. She works with business owners on successor planning issues, and advises clients on establishing trusts and other estate planning vehicles. Prior to law school, Ms. Dettmann worked as a policy analyst and lobbyist for both the State Bar of Wisconsin and for a private lobbying firm in Madison. In her work for the State Bar, she represented the political interests of various practice groups and staffed several State Bar committees, including the Unauthorized Practice of Law Policy Committee, the Ethics 2000 Committee and the Trust Account Rule Working Group. As a private contract lobbyist, Ms. Dettmann worked primarily with law enforcement and health care advocacy groups.
Attorney Erin Rome concentrates her practice in business litigation, business law and appellate practice. Prior to joining Haley Palmersheim, Erin served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable JoAnne Kloppenburg at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Erin’s litigation work has included franchise and dealer disputes under Wisconsin’s Fair Dealership Law, as well as contract disputes and other business matters. She also represents clients in transactional matters and drafting contracts.
Attorney Ryan Shervey concentrates his practice in business law, estate planning and real estate. Ryan also represents clients in business litigation matters, and is experienced with partnership breakups and other business disputes.
Contact Haley Palmersheim, S.C.
Contact us at our Madison, Wisconsin, office by calling (608) 836-6400. Speak with one of our experienced business lawyers about your business law or commercial litigation issue.