Your Partner in the Law- for a Lifetime

Mallery s.c. is a diversified, full-service law firm based in Milwaukee. Our attorneys are experienced in handling a broad range of needs, effectively covering all of the legal aspects of life and business. We offer exceptional counsel, solutions, and legal services while developing trusted, collaborative relationships with our clients. Many clients choose to maintain a long-term relationship with us because they know we always have their best interest at heart.

Concentrating In:


Real Estate


A law firm you can trust

“It seems most attorneys don’t do well on advice. They cite the law, but they don’t boil it down to practical advice and approaches. Mallery s.c. converts the law into practical applications. They help us proactively think and manage our situation.”

- CFO, International Manufacturer

"Mallery s.c. gets who we are. They understand our perspective and work to our strengths."

- CEO, Commercial Real Estate Company

"The attorneys at Mallery s.c. take the time to understand our business and projects. We rely on them to provide creative solutions to our legal issues. They consistently deliver."

- Principal, Commercial Real Estate Development Firm
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Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are experienced and deliver proven legal solutions. Many of us started at large law firms, but appreciate our entrepreneurial spirit and small firm values. We offer a personalized approach that directly addresses each client’s unique needs.

Catherine Faught


Litigation | Product Liability | Personal Injury

Cat is an accomplished litigator with over 20 years of experience. She has served on multiple trial teams and has extensive experience representing corporations and other entities in complex matters. Cat’s litigation background is broad and diverse, having handled cases involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, long-term care and skilled nursing facilities, chemical exposure, toxic torts, asbestos, motorcycles, professional liability, and medical malpractice.

Michael J. McDonagh


Business & Corporate Law | Health Care | Tax Law

Michael uses his substantial legal and business experience to help business clients successfully navigate the complicated legal and regulatory environments involved in capital formation, transactions and ongoing operations. He represents for-profit and non-profit entities of all types and sizes, including manufacturers, contractors, engineers, high-tech concerns, retailers, franchisees, distributors, specialty service providers and medical practice groups.

Randall G. Erkert


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Randy is not only a seasoned attorney, but also a successful business owner and real estate developer. He is a master problem-solver and takes a creative and pragmatic approach to his clients’ legal and business issues. Randy’s experience outside of his law practice has provided him with a unique skill set. He has the ability to assist his clients and colleagues on complex legal matters and maneuver them through transactional business and real estate issues.

Margaret L. Seifert


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Maggie has been practicing law for over six years now and is an associate on the firm’s real estate team. Her practice specialties include purchasing, selling, leasing, developing, and financing commercial real estate. Prior to joining Mallery s.c., Maggie worked in-house as claims counsel at a large title insurance company managing title and escrow litigation. She also worked in-house at a local title company assisting commercial clients in solving both title and closing issues on transactions.

Stephen L. Lovell


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Stephen is an Associate on the firm’s real estate and finance team, assisting clients on a variety of real estate, finance, and transactional matters.

Samantha Bailey


Civil Litigation | Insurance Coverage Disputes

Samantha is an Associate on the firm’s civil litigation team, assisting individuals and businesses on a variety of civil disputes. She is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and the federal court system.

Andrew G. Frank


Commercial Law | Business Litigation | Construction Litigation | Trial

Andrew specializes in difficult litigation that most attorneys lack the know-how or gumption to execute. Andrew is a fierce and effective litigator who has never lost a trial as lead counsel. Andrew has been practicing for 18 years and uses his talent for complex litigation to defend clients in product liability claims, large-scale construction defect claims, securities cases, commercial cases, and trucking and busing cases.

Jacqueline G. Hrovat


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Jackie joined the firm’s predecessor in 2009. Jackie has extensive experience in real estate development, finance and commercial leasing on a local and national level. She represents some of the largest commercial real estate lenders in Wisconsin on complicated financing transactions. Jackie also represents developers and owners of multi-family, office and retail portfolios.

Jon S. Herreman


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Jon represents clients in a wide range of commercial real estate, finance and business matters. Jon regularly acts as counsel to financial institutions and other lenders in connection with business and commercial real estate loan transactions. He also represents clients in negotiating and structuring debt and equity transactions using a mix of traditional and non-traditional funding vehicles, including institutional financing.

Adam Bardosy


Business & Corporate | Debtor & Creditor | Litigation | Real Estate | Lending & Finance

Adam has more than 15 years of transactional, estate planning, and litigation experience, highlighted by a landmark Wisconsin Supreme Court victory early in his career. Adam’s clients include real estate developers, lending institutions, businesses, and individuals. With his unique blend of expertise, Adam provides his clients invaluable insight and strategy for structuring their real estate, finance.

Michael A. Marx


Business & Corporate Law | Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Michael has worked for the firm and its predecessor since graduating law school in 2008. He represents financial institutions, developers, franchisees, and small businesses in various corporate and commercial real estate transactions, including financing, lending, leasing, and mergers and acquisitions. Michael routinely works on sophisticated matters for some of our firm’s most significant clients.

Andrew H. Robinson


Debtor/Creditor | Litigation | Real Estate

Andrew believes attorneys are problem solvers. He takes a practical approach to helping clients solve problems, whether it is helping them with the purchase or sale of a home, or guiding clients through complex litigation. Andrew’s practice focuses on business, real estate and creditor’s rights.

Douglas G. French


Lending & Finance | Real Estate

Doug has been representing real estate owners and lenders in transactions throughout the state and nation for over 25 years. He represents lenders in all types of loans as well as loan sales, participations, and syndications. His work for owners covers all aspects of investment, financing, and development, including condominiums, subdivisions, and an extensive leasing practice.

Russell J. Karnes


Real Estate | Business Law | Civil Litigation

Russell J. Karnes is a shareholder at Mallery, s.c. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Russ has substantial trial and appellate experience, and 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.

Ajay Kuttemperoor


Real Estate

Ajay represents owners, developers and investors in every segment of the real estate industry, including purchase and sale transactions, landlord/tenant representation in commercial leasing transactions, zoning and development matters, land use regulation and the financing of commercial real estate projects.  He has extensive experience in formulating and implementing strategies required for the acquisition, development and disposition of a variety of real estate classes.

Christopher L. Strohbehn


Personal Injury | Property Tax Appeals | Civil Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage Disputes

Christopher L. Strohbehn is a shareholder at Mallery, s.c., in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After over 20 years of practice, Chris continues to look for solutions for clients through difficult situations. His calming demeanor is often a great comfort for clients in their times of uncertainty.

Thomas F. Mallery


Of Counsel

Mr. Mallery specializes in creditor rights, loan documents and commercial real estate law. He has the legal mind, knack for negotiations and business savvy necessary to complete transactions and resolve disputes.

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Experience Across The Legal Landscape

Our attorneys provide efficient, exceptional legal services for unexpected challenges, and our services extend to your ongoing needs. Whether you need legal assistance with your business, or you have a one-time family law issue, we can help you.

Why Choose Our Firm For Your Legal Needs?

We value quality, service, and timeliness. Our top-level legal knowledge makes us efficient, often resulting in significantly lower fees than you might expect. Clients appreciate our affordability and value our effectiveness.


We hire and develop the best lawyers in a broad range of disciplines so that we are equipped to navigate your legal situation. We focus on creative ways to prevent and solve problems, and leverage opportunities for our clients. Our attorneys serve as trusted advisors and act on the highest principles of honesty and integrity.


We offer large-firm quality for small-firm value. At Mallery s.c., you receive our dedicated attention, and most often you work directly with our shareholder-level attorneys. We pride ourselves on our close personal relationships with our clients.


We also are deeply involved in supporting the quality of life of the communities in which we live and practice. Members of our firm are authors, lecturers and leaders in their legal areas of practice. Many of us are active in the growth and welfare of local businesses and non-profit organizations.