Hansen Reynolds LLC is proud to announce that our esteemed partner, Jeff Conen, has been appointed as a Panel Member for the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades as a Milwaukee County Circuit Judge and extensive experience in civil and criminal trials, Jeff brings unparalleled expertise to his new role.

Throughout his career, Jeff has presided over an impressive 400 jury trials encompassing both civil and criminal cases. His wealth of experience extends beyond the courtroom, having also served as a Municipal Judge in the City of Glendale and excelling in private practice where he handled a diverse array of civil and criminal litigation matters.

Jeff’s dedication to alternative dispute resolution is evident in his recent endeavors. Over the past three years, he has mediated and arbitrated numerous civil matters, further solidifying his reputation as a trusted neutral party in resolving complex legal disputes.

With a certificate in Mediation from Northwestern University and memberships in prestigious organizations such as The American Bar Association (ADR Section), National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and American Academy of ADR Attorneys (where he serves as a Board Member). He is also a Certified Mediator for the Chicago Bar Association. Jeff is uniquely positioned to navigate the intricacies of commercial arbitration.

In his new role, Jeff will oversee a wide range of cases, including but not limited to:

  1. Breach of contract cases involving manufacturing, supply, distribution, licensing, franchise, and professional services.
  2. Financial services cases encompassing banking, insurance, and foreclosure, as well as legal malpractice.
  3. General business disputes, including agency relationships and theft of trade secrets.
  4. Automotive matters such as Lemon Law, Magnuson Moss Warranty, and products liability.
  5. Education cases related to Title IX compliance.
  6. Insurance disputes covering coverage, bad faith, indemnity, and claims on CGI, Auto, and Homeowners Policies.
  7. Real estate litigation involving breach of contract, defective title, easements, foreclosure, condominium conflicts, covenants, and boundary disputes.
  8. Employment disputes, including covenants not to compete, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation claims, and benefit claims.
  9. Construction cases addressing breach of warranty, building defects, negligence, payment disputes, and defective design or construction.
  10. Transportation matters concerning DOT regulations, disputes over trucking rates, and accident claims involving autos, trucks, pedestrians, products liability, and safe place issues.

Jeff Conen’s appointment to the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel reaffirms his commitment to delivering fair and impartial resolutions to complex legal disputes. Hansen Reynolds LLC congratulates Jeff on this well-deserved honor and looks forward to witnessing his continued success in his new role.
Reach out to Jeff at 414-455-0056 or jconen@hansenreynolds.com or contact us for more information.