Madison's Business Lawyers
Transactional and Litigation Service for Wisconsin Businesses
The law firm of Haley Palmersheim, S.C., is a business law firm that provides experienced service and representation -- and has for decades -- for transactional and commercial litigation issues.
Attorneys Tom Haley, Kevin Palmersheim, Teresa Kobelt, and Cathleen Dettmann are committed to the success of our clients and are flexible and responsive to their individual needs. Haley Palmersheim, S.C., provides 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 attorneys is skilled and experienced at transactional and litigation work. Many larger business law firms have individual attorneys in different departments that work on either transactions or 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 Attorneys and Staff
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 Teresa Kobelt has practiced law since 1988 and previously worked for a highly regarded law firm in Milwaukee before joining Haley Palmersheim, S.C., in 1996. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, where she has served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee since 2004. Teresa has also served on the Board of Directors for the Dane County Bar Association since 2002, and is the DCBA President for its 2008-2009 term. She is also on the Middleton Municipal Court Peer Court Advisory Board, and a former member of the City of Middleton's Commission on Youth. Teresa also advises several non-profit organizations, and serves on committees related to the Arts.
Attorney Cathleen Dettmann joined the firm in 2009. While in law school, Ms. Dettmann served on the Moot Court Board and as producer for the Stuart's Law Revue Society. She also provided legal assistance to individuals seeking to appeal criminal convictions through the law school's clinical programs. 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.
Contact Haley Palmersheim, S.C.
Contact us at our Madison, Wisconsin, office by calling (608) 836-6400. Speak with an experienced attorney about your business law or litigation issue.