“Judge Conen works tirelessly to resolve cases at mediation. He is well prepared and understands the central issues in question. Unlike many mediators, Judge Conen will continue to work with the parties even if mediation failed to see if a resolution can be reached prior to trial.”
George Washington University Law School, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2005
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), 1998
State of Wisconsin
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Michigan
Rising Stars, 2012-15
Thomas A. Janczewski is a highly accomplished attorney with a diverse background of legal experience. Tom attended George Washington University Law School, where he graduated with highest honors in 2005. After law school, Tom clerked for Judge George Miller at the United States Court of Federal Claims, gaining valuable experience and insight into the inner workings of the federal court system.
Following his clerkship, Tom spent 12 years as a litigator at a national law firm based in Milwaukee, where he honed his litigation skill, gaining a reputation as a talented and dedicated attorney. Tom’s practice with a focus on public contract and commercial contract disputes including matters arising under Articles 2,4, and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Tom also assisted contractors with compliance including prevailing wage; Federal Acquisition Regulation; security clearances; and SBA regulations.
Tom then worked as an in-house lawyer for an international fitness brand, assisting with global supply chain and privacy issues, among other responsibilities. Tom’s tenure as in-house counsel coincided with the global COVID pandemic, which required creative thinking and problem-solving to assist the company in navigating a series of “black swan” events.
Returning to private practice, Tom’s practice includes a combination of corporate transactional work and litigation.
Tom currently lives in the Story Hill neighborhood with his wife, two teenaged sons, and their bulldog, Maybellene.
Prevailed in a bid protest of a $20 million/year contract award for home delivery of medical supplies to Badger Care patients.
Successfully defended a federal contractor from U.S. General Services Administration claims relating to a diesel fuel spill at a large federal office building in Washington, D.C.
Successfully defended a federal contractor in debarment proceedings before the U.S. Department of the Army.
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT
HANSEN REYNOLDS LLC
“My firm and opposing counsel engaged Jeffrey Conen/Hansen Reynolds to facilitate and conduct a binding mediation through the Chicago Bar Association mediation service in an exceptionally difficult and emotionally charged matter. Mr. Conen was excellent in his handling of the file from intake through conduct of the mediation and we ended up resolving the matter through his efforts in far shorter than was ever expected. I highly recommend Mr. Conen and look forward to using his services again should the need ever arises in the future.”
“Tim Hansen is incredibly effective in a courtroom. Maintaining a low key good humored demeanor he suddenly thrusts to the heart of an issue in a way that sticks in the mind. It was a pleasure to watch him take a case with many difficulties and resolve it favorably for his client while leaving everyone in the case his friend.”Partner / Shook, Hardy & Bacon
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