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Russell J. Karnes Honored As 2020 “Leader in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal


Russell J. Karnes. Photo courtesy of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP.

Russell J. Karnes. Photo courtesy of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP.

Milwaukee, WI — The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based trial and litigation law firm, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown (GRGB) is proud to announce that Attorney Russell J. Karnes has been honored as a Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal (WLJ). This year, the WLJ honored 16 Leaders in the Law and 12 Up and Coming Lawyers during a joint virtual event giving the community a chance to come together with current and future legal leaders while celebrating the exceptional work done by local attorneys.

Russ is an Associate with GRGB and has substantial trial and appellate experience. He has a diverse civil litigation practice focused on real estate, property tax assessment appeals, contract and business disputes, quiet title actions, foreclosure and title insurance litigation, misrepresentation claims, collection actions, and municipal law. Attorney Karnes also assists clients in their business, estate planning and real estate transactions. Russ was honored due to his outstanding practice and contributions in helping the firm pivot during COVID-19 by offering Business Interruption Insurance and Commercial Lease assistance to the public.

About Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP
Serving Wisconsin since 1968, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP has earned the respect of the public and the legal community. The firm is known for their tradition of honesty and integrity as well as the ability to achieve positive results in cases ranging from complex civil litigation, white collar crime investigations, serious accidents and injury cases, and federal and state criminal matters.  The firm’s attorneys are recognized for their passion for the Constitution, the law and the rights of their clients.  The firm and many of its attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, by Law & Politics, and are AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.   Firm attorneys have served as Presidents of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association, as well as chaired State Bar sections and divisions, serve on section boards and on the State Bar Board of Governors.  Additionally, several firm attorneys have Fellowships in the American College of Trial Lawyers.  For more information on Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP, visit the law firm’s website at

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