Awards and Accolades


AV® Preeminent™ Attorneys (Martindale-Hubbell®)

Attorneys Michael E. Taken, Joseph D. Kuborn, George H. Solveson, Gary A. Essmann, and Daniel D. Fetterley have all been ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0/5.0 by their peers and Tambryn K. VanHeyningen has been ranked Preeminent 5.0/5.0 by her clients.
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Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers® (U.S. News & World Report)

Since 2010, Andrus has been included in the U.S. News – Best Law Firms list. Most recently, Andrus Intellectual Property Law was ranked as a "Tier 1" patent litigation and trademark law firm in the Milwaukee metropolitan area in the 2017 edition. In addition, Andrus attorneys Mike Taken, Ed Williams, Joe Kuborn, Aaron Olejniczak, and George Solveson, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017.
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BTI Client Service All-Stars

In 2014, Peter T. Holsen was one of a select group of U.S. attorneys named to the BTI Client Service All-Stars list, which recognizes innovative attorneys that leverage market changes to stand out with corporate counsel and deliver superior client service.
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Chambers USA

Andrus has been ranked in Intellectual Property in the state of Wisconsin each year since 2006 by Chambers USA. Chambers ranks lawyers and law firms based on the research of 150 full-time editors and researchers at their head office in London. Researchers talk to lawyers and clients, conducting in-depth telephone interviews, and review submission forms provided by law firms.
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IAM Patent 1000

In 2016, Andrus was once again included in the guide entitled IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. In addition to firm-wide recognition, Peter Holsen, Joseph Kuborn, Aaron Olejniczak, Michael Taken and Tambryn VanHeyningen were featured individually, based on positive feedback from clients and associates.
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IAM Top Firms Securing Quality Patents

In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Andrus was featured in IAM Magazine as a top firm filing the highest-quality patents for its clients in the industrials field.
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Managing IP - IP Stars

In 2016, Andrus was listed as a recommended firm in Managing IP’s World IP Survey. In addition, attorneys Joseph Kuborn, Aaron Olejniczak and George Solveson were selected for inclusion in the IP Stars list. IP Stars highlights attorneys with a strong understanding of products and industry areas, as well as the requisite legal experience.
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Super Lawyers®

Attorneys Aaron Olejniczak and George Solveson were selected to the 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list and Ryann Beck was named a Rising Star in the State of Wisconsin. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state.
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Wisconsin Law Journal Leaders in Law

Attorney George H. Solveson was honored to be named a Leader in Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal in 2011. The Leader in Law award is given to an elite group of attorneys who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise in Wisconsin’s law community.
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Wisconsin Law Journal Up and Coming Lawyers

Benjamin R. Imhoff was honored to be named an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal in 2014. The annual award recognizes attorneys who have shown themselves to be on the rise.
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