Bell, Moore & Richter's Business Services Group provides a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and business owners throughout Wisconsin. Our experienced team of attorneys can assist you in all legal facets of your business. We provide services in such areas as bankruptcy, business and corporate planning, business succession planning, commercial collection, commercial dispute resolution, contracts, employment law, environmental issues, finance, health care law, landlord/tenant law, mergers & acquisitions, public utilities and telecommunications, real estate, regulation and licensing, securities law, tax planning, tax litigation, and trademarks & copyrights.
Our business attorneys take a practical, outcome-focused approach to your business needs. We take much pride in providing our services in a very price-competitive manner, utilizing our staff of paralegals and law clerks in appropriate situations.
2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Announced
Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars have been announced for 2021. Bell, Moore & Richter is pleased to introduce their attorneys receiving this recognition for 2021: Ann Emmerich, Patricia Putney, David McFarlane, John Moore, Ward Richter, Sheila Sullivan and David Ress.
U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Announce 2022 “Best Law Firms” Ranking
Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. has been recognized by U.S. New & Best Lawyers® as a Madison Metropolitan "Best Law Firm." "Firms are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers."
"Exempting Private Campgrounds from Civil Liability" (Wisconsin Defense Counsel Journal: 2021 Spring Edition) - Authored by Storm Larson
"Camping is a long-standing Wisconsin tradition and a relatively new statute now immunizes private campground owners for certain injuries which occur on their premises." (Read More - Spring Edition of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel Journal) Article by Storm Larson.
Seventh Circuit Expands Associational Disability Discrimination During Pandemic. (State Bar of Wisconsin) - Authored by Storm Larson
"Associational disability discrimination happens when a covered employer discriminates against a nondisabled person for having a relationship with a person who has a disability." (Read More - Article by Storm Larson - December 2020 - State Bar of Wisconsin)
2020 State Bar of Wisconsin Diversity Clerkship Program
"The employers and clerks of the 2020 State Bar of Wisconsin Diversity Clerkship Program overcame challenges of the pandemic to connect with each other at a distance and give the clerks valuable experience with the practice of law." (Article by Shannon Green - State Bar of Wisconsin)
Sexism in Wisconsin's Legal Community
Female attorneys still face sexism in the legal profession. (Authored by Patricia Epstein Putney - Wisconsin Law Journal Article 2011)
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