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STEVEN MEANS, 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.


MEANS, STEVEN was born on April 4, 1961 in Charles City, Iowa, United States.


Luther College (Bachelor of Arts, 1983). University of Iowa (Juris Doctor, with high distinction, 1987). Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Iowa Law Review, 1986-1987.

Author; "Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Iowa: American States Insurance Company v. Tollari,” 71 Iowa Law Rev. 1569 (1986). Clerk for Justice Louis Schultz, Iowa Supreme Court, 1987-1988.


Working as a partner of MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH. Admitted to the bar, 1987, Iowa. 1988, Wisconsin. Major clients of STEVEN MEANS: American Appraisal Associates. Inc.; American Bowling Congress.

Amity Leather Products Company. Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin. DEC International; Experimental Aircraft Assn, First Bank, N.A.

First Financial Bank, F.S.B: Fort Howard Corp: Hamishfeger Industries. G. Heileman Brewing Co. Journal Communications.

Marshall & llsley Corporation. Savings League of Wisconsin, Ltd. Sentry Insurance; Stokely USA.

Venturedyne, Ltd.; Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority. Wisconsin League of Financial Institutions, LOCAL Counsel FOR Alfa-Laval, Inc.

AMCA International. Ltd. BorgWarner Corporation. Caterpillar Tractor Co.

CIT Corp. Crown Life Insurance Co, Deere & Company. FMC Corp; Ford Motor Company. Kraftco Inc; Pepsi Co.

Inc; Western Union Telegraph Company.


Iowa State Bar Association. (Resident Associate, Madison, Wisconsin Office). Litigation. All Milwaukee and Madison Attorneys are members of the State Bar of Wisconsin and American Bar Association.

Those resident in Milwaukee are also members of the Milwaukee Bar Association. Those resident in Madison are also members of the Dane County Bar Association. All Chicago Attorneys are members of the Illinois State and American Bar Associations.