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Awards and Recognition

Six GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Two Named 2020 Rising Stars

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs is pleased to announce that six firm attorneys have been recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers. In addition, two attorneys have earned the designation of 2020 Wisconsin Rising Stars. GTW partners…

Six GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Two Named 2020 Rising Stars

News

Beverly Wickstrom and WAJ – Legal Immunity is Not a Solution to the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Madison) The Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) calls on legislators to immediately work with the Governor to create a comprehensive pandemic response plan that puts the health and safety of Wisconsin residents first and gets…

Beverly Wickstrom and WAJ – Legal Immunity is Not a Solution to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

Bucks Guard Sterling Brown Authorizes GTW Partner Mark Thomsen to Sign Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit with the City of Milwaukee

Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs partner Mark Thomsen, on behalf of Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown, signed a settlement agreement with the City of Milwaukee. The City will admit to violating Brown’s constitutional rights and incorporate…

Bucks Guard Sterling Brown Authorizes GTW Partner Mark Thomsen to Sign Historic Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit with the City of Milwaukee

GTW Cases

GTW Lawyers Settle $5.25 Million Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Suit Resulting From Drunk Driving Accident

GTW attorneys Robert Gingras, Michael Luebke, Riley Leonard and Kim Sweatt recently settled a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit that occurred as a result of a drunk driving accident. On the afternoon of October…

GTW Lawyers Settle $5.25 Million Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Suit Resulting From Drunk Driving Accident

Civil Rights

Thomsen and Sulton File Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County Deputies for June Protest Arrest

Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs attorneys Mark Thomsen and William Sulton have filed a lawsuit against several Milwaukee County deputies on behalf of community activist Frank Nitty for actions violating the First Amendment during a June…

Thomsen and Sulton File Lawsuit Against Milwaukee County Deputies for June Protest Arrest

GTW Cases

Seven GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Best Lawyers in America

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs is pleased to announce that seven firm attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in1983, Best Lawyers has become…

Seven GTW Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Best Lawyers in America

GTW Cases

Kinne Files Title II Lawsuit Against Cuba City School District

Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Partner Paul Kinne has filed a Title II lawsuit against the Cuba City School District (CCSD) for violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act. Our client is specifically…

Kinne Files Title II Lawsuit Against Cuba City School District

GTW Cases

Criminal Charges Filed in Wrongful Death of Community Activist Cesar Stinson

Criminal charges have been filed as a result of the deadly January crash involving an unmarked police squad car driven by Deputy Sheriff Joel R. Streicher and community activist Ceasar Stinson. Stinson was well known…

Criminal Charges Filed in Wrongful Death of Community Activist Cesar Stinson

Awards and Recognition

Sulton Elected President of American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin

William Sulton, a trial attorney in the Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Milwaukee office, has been elected president of American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin (ACLU Wisconsin) for the upcoming term. “I am thrilled to be…

Sulton Elected President of American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin

GTW Cases

Wachs Settles Personal Injury Case for $400,000

Partner Dana Wachs recently resolved a personal injury case in the amount of $400,000. The accident involved a nonsurgical back injury sustained when a semi-truck driver unexpectedly drove his truck forward at a loading dock,…

Wachs Settles Personal Injury Case for $400,000

GTW Cases

GTW Attorney hired by Stinson family: ‘The family wants to know what was going on in the squad’

UPDATE: In a TMJF interview, Attorney Mark Thomsen has one word to describe how the family of Ceasar Stinson is dealing with his unexpected death. “It’s devastating,” said Thomsen. The 47-year-old was hit and killed…

GTW Attorney hired by Stinson family: ‘The family wants to know what was going on in the squad’

Employment Law

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers Settle Carne v. Daley First Amendment Retaliation Lawsuit

Paul Kinne, one of our Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers partners, recently settled a First Amendment retaliation lawsuit filed against Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission Chairperson James Daley on behalf of his client, Danielle Carne. Carne…

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers Settle Carne v. Daley First Amendment Retaliation Lawsuit

GTW Cases

GTW Lawyer William Sulton Elected to State Bar of Wisconsin’s Civil Rights & Liberties Board

GTW Lawyers attorney William Sulton was recently elected to the Civil Rights & Liberties Board for the State Bar of Wisconsin. In addition to this amazing accomplishment, he was also elected Secretary of the ACLU…

GTW Lawyer William Sulton Elected to State Bar of Wisconsin’s Civil Rights & Liberties Board

Civil Rights

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Baraboo School District

Attorneys Mark Thomsen and Paul Kinne of Gingras, Thomsen and Wachs Lawyers have filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin against the Baraboo School District (BSD) for actions violating Title IX of the…

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Baraboo School District

GTW Cases

GTW to Represent Victim of Acid Attack

Our team in Milwaukee is honored to be representing Mahud Villalaz as he pursues further charges following an acid attack on Friday, November 1. We are committed to assisting our client with anything he may…

GTW to Represent Victim of Acid Attack
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

UPDATE: [VIDEO] GTW Holds Press Conference to Discuss Mr. Brown’s Civil Rights Lawsuit

On Thursday, October 10th, GTW attorney, Mark Thomsen, held a press conference at Milwaukee City Hall to discuss the latest updates in Mr. Brown's case.

UPDATE: [VIDEO] GTW Holds Press Conference to Discuss Mr. Brown’s Civil Rights Lawsuit
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GTW Cases

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers Opens Fourth Location in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers expand to a fourth office in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward neighborhood.

Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers Opens Fourth Location in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee
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GTW Cases

Gingras, Cates & Wachs Lawyers Announces Name Change to Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers

Gingras, Cates & Wachs has a new name: Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers, now including attorney Mark Thomsen as a named partner in the firm. Learn more.

Gingras, Cates & Wachs Lawyers Announces Name Change to Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs Lawyers
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

GCW Helps Sterling Brown Seek Justice After Tasing and Arrest Incident

Sterling Brown was wrongfully tased and arrested by Milwaukee police officers on January 26th when being questioned over a parking violation. GCW helps Brown seek justice.

GCW Helps Sterling Brown Seek Justice After Tasing and Arrest Incident
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Civil Rights

GCW Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Lawrence University

GCW filed a Title IX lawsuit against Lawrence University on behalf of a student who was sexually assaulted by another Lawrence University student.

GCW Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Lawrence University
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

[Video] Footage of Milwaukee Police Confrontation with Sterling Brown

This body camera footage shows Sterling Brown being confronted by Milwaukee police earlier this year. Mr. Brown was wrongfully tased and arrested for a parking violation. GCW is working with Sterling Brown to seek justice against the Milwaukee Police Department.

[Video] Footage of Milwaukee Police Confrontation with Sterling Brown
Sterling brown

Civil Rights

[Video] GCW Files Federal Lawsuit Against the Police and the City of Milwaukee on Behalf of Bucks Player Sterling Brown

A federal lawsuit has been filed Tuesday, June 19th, against the city of Milwaukee and its police department for the unlawful arrest and use of excessive force on Sterling Brown.

[Video] GCW Files Federal Lawsuit Against the Police and the City of Milwaukee on Behalf of Bucks Player Sterling Brown
Trammell Case

Civil Rights

GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges

UPDATE: A federal civil rights suit has been filed. Trammell was in the shower when two West Milwaukee police officers broke down his door and tased him as many as 18 times, leading to his death. However, Milwaukee's District Attorney decided not to file criminal charges against the officers.

GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges
UW Health

Civil Rights

[Video] UW Health Transformation Surgeon Accused of Medical Negligence & Sexual Exploitation

GCW's Robert Gingras has filed a lawsuit with the Dane County Circuit Court against a plastic surgeon with UW Health Transformations for medical negligence and sexual exploitation of a female patient from Wausau.

[Video] UW Health Transformation Surgeon Accused of Medical Negligence & Sexual Exploitation
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Civil Rights

RECAP: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Team Up for Change Summit

GCW Attorney, Mark Thomsen, spoke at the Team Up for Change Summit in Sacramento on Wednesday to discuss how to ease tensions between police and citizens.

RECAP: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Team Up for Change Summit
Team up for Change

Civil Rights

UPDATE [VIDEO]: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Milwaukee Bucks & Sacramento Kings “Team Up for Change” Event

GCW's Mark Thomsen speaks at the NBA event "Team Up for Change" hosted by the Sacramento Kings who have teamed up with the Milwaukee Bucks to unite, inspire, and activate communities against social injustice.

UPDATE [VIDEO]: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Milwaukee Bucks & Sacramento Kings “Team Up for Change” Event
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Civil Rights

Bob Gingras & Mark Thomsen Named Members of the American Board of Trial Advocates

GCW is proud to announce that attorneys Bob Gingras and Mark Thomsen have been approved as members of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates!

Bob Gingras & Mark Thomsen Named Members of the American Board of Trial Advocates
Robin Anderson

Civil Rights

UPDATE: Woman Settles With Glendale Police After Wrongful Arrest

GCW Lawyers helped Robin Anderson settle her lawsuit against Glendale police for wrongful arrest in December of 2017.

UPDATE: Woman Settles With Glendale Police After Wrongful Arrest
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

UPDATE: [Video] GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen Speaks Out Against the City’s Response

UPDATE: In an interview in TODAY'S TMJ4 News at 6pm, GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen continues to speak out against the city's response saying Mr. Brown was "treated less than human" by the Milwaukee police.

UPDATE: [Video] GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen Speaks Out Against the City’s Response