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JAMES TROUPIS, American Lawyer, Partner of MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH, specializing in the field of Litigation, Management Labor Relations. Intellectual Property, Financial Institutions, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Property and Commercial, Industrial and Residential Land Development, Taxation, Associations, Antitrust, Public and Corporate Finance, Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy, International Business, Estate Planning. Health Care, Immigration, Environmental.


TROUPIS, JAMES was born on September 30, 1953 in Mendota, Illinois, United States.


Bradley University and Northwestern University (Bachelor of Arts, 1975): Northwestern University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1978). Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 1977-1978.


Working as a partner of MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH. Admitted to the bar, 1978, Illinois. 1987, Wisconsin.


  • Other Work

    • "Construction Claims Under Wisconsin Law, Cambridge Institute, 1988. Author: "Pretrial Publicity," 67 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 430, 1976. Immunity and Subsequent Informal Punishment," 69 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 322, 1978.

      Review Article: "A Theoretical Explanation of the Development of Criminal Law," 70 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 589, 1979. Law Clerk, Justice Howard C. Ryan, Illinois Supreme Court, 1978-1979. Mayor, City of Mendota, 1985-1987.

      Member, Board of Directors, Illinois Development Finance Authority, 1986-1988. Representative, Far East Trade Delegation.


Dane County, Illinois State and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Wisconsin. (Resident Associate, Madison, Wisconsin Office).

Litigation, General Corporate.