Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. President Steve Kailas will receive a Lifetime Achievement award for Leaders in the Law from the Wisconsin Law Journal. Honorees are selected based upon a career of service to the legal community, during which the recipient has demonstrated “a wide variety of achievement criteria, including outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise.”
Originally a litigator dealing with the representation of business interests in commercial and bankruptcy cases, Steve is the driving force that has established Kohner, Mann & Kailas as a nationally-recognized champion of business creditors’ rights. He has taken a leading role in expanding the legal capabilities of Kohner, Mann & Kailas, in line with the evolving needs of an increasingly global market. Under his leadership, Kohner, Mann & Kailas has extended its capability to enforce the rights of its clients beyond North America and to secure favorable outcomes in the most complex forms of negotiation, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Among his many community activities, he is a dedicated supporter of Marquette University Law School and a current member of both its Advisory Board of Directors and Woolsack Society.