Kathryn Keppel

Kathryn Keppel

Partner at Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
  • Products Liability, Appeals & Appellate
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Kathy joined Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP in 1989 as an associate attorney. Her experience with the firm began even earlier, as she worked at GRGB as a law clerk from March 1985 through May 1986 during law school. Kathy has a distinct ability to make people immediately feel comfortable, but she is also known for her no-nonsense approach and willingness to fight hard for her clients. Kathy has a diverse practice area. She is the firm’s lead appellate attorney and has authored scores of appellate and trial court briefs in all areas of GRGB’s practice. Known as the firm's “wordsmith,” she provides a distinctive written voice to her briefs. Kathy has successfully briefed winning appeals in matters as diverse as contract interpretation, spousal support, criminal and civil rights cases, and procedural matters. Kathy also handles a large percentage of the firm's pretrial litigation obligations, including product liability defense and a variety of civil and criminal matters

Education
Marquette University Law School
J.D. (1986)
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University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse
B.A. (1983)
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Professional Experience
Partner/Attorney
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
- Current
Awards
Best Women Lawyers in America
Best Women Lawyers in America-Spring 2019 Business Edition
Selected to Wisconsin Super Lawyers - 2014-2019
Wisconsin Super Lawyers
Bishop John Paul Distinguished Alumnus Award
Aquinas Catholic Schools
Selected as a Legal Leader
Martindale-Hubbell
Corporate Volunteer of the Year Finalist
Biz Times
Professional Associations
Wisconsin State Bar  # 1005149
Member
Current
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Wisconsin Law Foundation
Fellow
Current
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State Bar of Wisconsin Appellate Practice Section
Board Member
Current
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Milwaukee Bar Association
Member
Current
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Seventh Circuit Bar Association
Member
Current
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Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Member
Current
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Association for Women Lawyers
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
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U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
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U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
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U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Products Liability
  • Appeals & Appellate
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
330 East Kilbourn Avenue
Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Telephone: (414) 271-1440
Fax: (414) 271-7680
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed