PressReleaseofAnnouncementVillaumeWalsh1302012 | Lawyer | Government

  FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE     January  30,  2012        

   

                                         

CONTACT:  Philip  Villaume                            (612)  207-­‐7340  

VILLAUME  &  SCHIEK,  P.A.  RETAINED  BY  MICHAEL  B.  BRODKORB  
VILLAUME  NATIONALLY  RECOGNIZED  AUTHORITY  ON  EMPLOYMENT  LAW  AND  ETHICS  

 

(Bloomington,  MN)  –  Today,  the  law  firm  of  Villaume  &  Schiek,  P.A.  announced  they   have  been  retained  by  Mr.  Michael  B.  Brodkorb  to  serve  as  co-­‐counsel  in   representing  Mr.  Brodkorb  in  potential  legal  action  related  to  his  employment  at  the   Minnesota  Senate.    Attorneys  with  Villaume  &  Schiek,  P.A.  will  work  with  Gregory   Walsh  with  the  law  firm  of  Walsh  &  Gaertner,  P.A.,  as  was  previously  announced.           “As  stated  by  Mr.  Walsh,  we’ve  been  ascertaining  details  surrounding  events  leading   up  to  and  immediately  following  Mr.  Brodkorb’s  departure  from  the  Minnesota   Senate  and  our  client  has  been  reviewing  his  legal  options,”  said  Mr.  Villaume.     “If  the  decision  were  made  to  pursue  legal  action  against  the  Minnesota  Senate,   former  Senate  Majority  Leader  Amy  Koch  would  not  be  the  defendant  of  any   litigation.  Our  firms  look  forward  to  working  with  counsel  recently  retained  by  the   Minnesota  Senate  to  resolve  any  legal  issues  related  to  Mr.  Brodkorb’s  employment   with  minimal  disruption  to  the  current  legislative  session,”  concluded  Mr.  Villaume.       ###     PHILIP  VILLAUME     Attorney  Philip  Villaume  has  been  practicing  law  since  1979  when  he  founded   Villaume  &  Associates.  He  was  joined  by  attorney  Jeffrey  Schiek  in  2000,  and  the   firm  name  changed  to  Villaume  &  Schiek,  P.A.,  in  2003.     Together  and  independently,  attorneys  Villaume  and  Schiek  have  successfully   represented  thousands  of  clients  in  Minnesota  and  Wisconsin.  Our  firm's  experience   and  practice  areas  have  broadened  with  the  inclusion  of  attorney  Dean  Barkley,  as   an  Of  Counsel  attorney.     GREGORY  WALSH     Established  in  2000,  Walsh  &  Gaertner,  P.A.,  is  one  of  the  top-­‐rated  personal  injury   law  firms  in  the  Twin  Cities.    With  nearly  30  years  of  combined  legal  experience,   founding  attorneys  Gregory  Walsh  and  Mark  Gaertner  each  bring  extensive   knowledge  and  a  proven  record  of  success  to  the  firm.         After  only  three  years  of  practicing  law  Mr.  Walsh  was  recognized  as  a  "Super   Lawyer"  by  Twin  Cities  Business  Monthly  and  Minnesota  Law  and  Politics;  a   distinction  afforded  less  than  6%  of  all  Minnesota  Lawyers  and  almost  never   bestowed  upon  a  lawyer  practicing  fewer  than  5  years.    

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