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Chris’s primary practice involves helping his individual and business clients with their day-to-day legal needs. Chris has significant experience in the litigation area for his clients, including work in the Wisconsin Circuit Courts, Federal Courts, Appellate Courts, as well as administrative agencies and municipal governments. Chris’s litigation experience is broad, with significant knowledge in contract, business, and property disputes, as well as litigation involving the banking, dealership and construction industries. Chris is also regularly involved in the operation of business, including representation of clients in their day-to-day needs, employment matters, purchases and sales of businesses and resolving problems arising out of disputes between business owners. Chris has an extensive practice in collections and business formations.

Chris’s clients include several banks and credit unions, and he assists them with their daily operational needs, including loan origination transactions, inter-creditor issues and debt collection, including replevins, foreclosure and contract actions.

Chris also has a long history of representation of dealerships, including automobile dealers, equipment dealers, hardware dealers and other Wisconsin dealerships. Over the course of his entire career, Chris has represented clients in dealership and franchise disputes and in matters governed by the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law.

Chris also has extensive experience in the real estate arena, ranging from assistance with real estate purchases and sales to extensive and complex commercial real estate transactions. Chris has litigated numerous cases involving problems arising during or after the sale of real property, title issues, construction disputes and matters involving the state government and local municipalities.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ryan Richard Seib

    Chris is one of the most experienced attorney's in the greater Madison area. He has had immense success defending his clients and partners. He has cultivated access to a wide variety of legal talent with which to tackle any legal matter. With his strong ties to the community, a heart for volunteer service, and a passion for getting the right answers, Chris is certainly among the giants of our profession.. Without reservation, I endorse this attorney.


    Ryan Seib Aviation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Todd M. Pfeil

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is a terrific attorney who is well equipped to handle all aspects of real estate and business law. He maintains outstanding relationships with his clients and can be counted on to get the work done quickly and efficiently. I would not hesitate to use Chris in my own personal affairs.


    Todd Pfeil Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Fuhrman & Dodge S.C.

2501 Parmenter Street
Suite 200B
Middleton, WI, 53562


WIGood Standing199003/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of WisconsinPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1986