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Tomislav Kuzmanović, Esq - Croatian Rising Star - “Super Lawyer” for the second time
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  12/5/2006 | Published Articles , People , Awards | Unrated
Tomislav Kuzmanovic our Croatian Pride


Tomislav Kuzmanović, Esq



When asked to be photographed for the article, Tomislav Kuzmanović chose a place in front of a Meštrović statue in Milwaukee (Cathedral Square) entitled "Ode to Immigrant Mothers" (click on the photo for the full article)



Article in Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2006 magazine (click for the pdf file of the article, be patient, file is large)
Tomislav Kuzmanović - updated biography (click for the pdf file of the bio)




Tomislav Z. Kuzmanovic
Partner, Milwaukee
414-225-4816
tkuzmanovic@hinshawlaw.com

Emphasis
Commercial Litigation
Construction Litigation
Employment Litigation
Products Liability Litigation
Transportation
Toxic Torts
Education
J.D., University of Wisconsin
School of Law, 1988; Senior
Managing Editor, Wisconsin
International Law Journal, 1987-1988
B.A., Journalism/Political
Science, University of
Wisconsin, 1985
Bar Admissions
Wisconsin (1988)
U.S. District Courts, Eastern
and Western Districts of
Wisconsin (1988)
U.S. Courts of Appeals, Seventh
(1994), Ninth (2005) and
Eleventh (2001) Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court (1998)
International Criminal Tribunal
for the Former Yugoslavia
(ICTY) (1998)

Practice Focus
Tomislav Kuzmanovic practices in the area of litigation, with an
emphasis on commercial litigation, construction liability,
premises liability, product liability, transportation law, toxic torts,
complex litigation, and international and human rights law.
In November 2006, Mr. Kuzmanovic was named for the second
time a Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation by
Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2006 magazine. In
addition, he was profiled as the subject of "A Small Part to Play,"
an article in Super Lawyers describing his litigation practice and
his human rights work on behalf of independent Croatia.

Client Representations
Representative examples of Mr. Kuzmanovics trial experience
include:

" Harvey v. Western Diversified, Milwaukee County, Judge
Michael Skwierawski. Insurance bad faith and toxic tort.
" Pettit v. Vassos, Kenosha County, Judge Michael Fisher.
Professional liability/architect.
" Pilkington-Theesfeld v. Bornstein, Walworth County, Judge
John Race. Premises liability/equine.
" Prosecutor v. Delalic, International Criminal Tribunal for the
Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Command responsibility.
" Weimer v. Dynaweld, Jefferson County, Judge William Hue.
Product liability/trailer.
" Zahran v. Cleary, Federal District Court, Eastern District of
Wisconsin, Judge Robert Warren, Judge Charles Clevert.
Breach of contract and fraud case.
" H. K. Mallak, Inc. v. Fairfield FMC Corp., Federal District
Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Judge Lynn Adelman.
Premises liability/security.
" Heritage v. Intermatic, Inc., Federal District Court, Eastern
District of Wisconsin, Judge William Griesbach. Product
liability/timer.
" Schulz v. Grunau Project Development, Inc., Milwaukee
County, Judge Daniel Noonan. Construction defect.
" Jenkins v. American United Taxicab, Milwaukee County,
Judge David Hansher. Commercial vehicle.
" Wells-Valentine v. Active Foam Products, Inc., Milwaukee
County, Judge Jeffrey Kremers. Commercial vehicle.

Article in Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2006 magazine (click for the pdf file of the article)
Tomislav Kuzmanović - updated biography (click for the pdf file of the bio)

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Mr. Kuzmanovic received the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community in 1991. He was recognized by the City Council of the Croatian city of Slavonski Brod for his contributions to its defense in 1992.

Mr. Kuzmanovic was awarded the Order of the Croatian Pleter for his contributions toward Croatias independence by Croatian President Franjo Tudjman in 1996. From 1994 to 2002, he served as a board member and Vice President of the Croatian American Association, a Washington, D.C.-based Croatian advocacy group. He is a member of the National W Club of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, an organization whose members must have earned a varsity letter while an athlete at the University of Wisconsin.

Among his many service activities, he worked with students at Oak Creek High School as a coach for the State Bar Mock Trial Competition and coaches two childrens soccer teams in his Greendale community.

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