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Barbara A. Neider - Madison, WI

222 West Washington Ave.Suite 900 Madison, WI 53703 - 2744

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Updated: 04/09/2021

Madison Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Barb practices in the areas of business litigation and professional ethics. She has over 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of complex litigation matters, such as contract disputes, cases involving claims of minority oppression, trade secret disputes, employment disputes, and cases involving claims of professional malpractice and misconduct...

Barb practices in the areas of business litigation and professional ethics. She has over 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of complex litigation matters, such as contract disputes, cases involving claims of minority oppression, trade secret disputes, employment disputes, and cases involving claims of professional malpractice and misconduct.

Examples include litigation involving:

  • a claim against an individual accused by a third-party software vendor of misappropriating its trade secrets;
  • a claim against a county involving title to a snowmobile trail located on a former railroad right of way in northern Wisconsin;
  • a claim for dissolution asserted against an auto dealership by a 50% shareholder; and
  • a claim against a utility arising out of an injury sustained on the job by a borrowed employee.

Barb has extensive experience appearing before both state and federal trial and appellate courts. She also has successfully represented clients in matters pending before the Wisconsin Supreme Court's Office of Lawyer Regulation and Board of Bar Examiners.

Barb is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

About Barbara A. Neider

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Appeals

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Center for Professional Responsibility Sections
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation Section
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • James E. Doyle American Inn of Courts, 2009 - Present (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Professional Ethics Committee, 2003 - 2009 (Member)
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ethics 2000 Committee, 2003 - 2007 (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Regulation Study Committee, 2000 - 2002 (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Regulation Study Committee, 2002 - Present (Vice-Chairperson)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Study Committee, 1986 - 1994 (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Study Committee, 1994 - 2000 (Chairperson)
  • Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Committee-District 9, 1993 - 1998 (Member)
  • Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Committee-District 9, 1999 - 2001 (Chairperson)
  • Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Structure Review Committee, 1999 - 2000 (Member)
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin Appointment Selection Committee, 2000 - 2002 (Member)

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1980
    J.D.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: Recipient Daniel Grady Prize
    Law Review: Wisconsin Law Review, Research and Writing Editor
  • University of Wisconsin, 1977
    B.A.
    Honors: With Distinction
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Pro Bono Activities

  • Blackhawk Country Club, President Elect, 2019

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, “A Conversation About the Rules of Professional Conduct: Frequent Issues Facing Wisconsin Lawyers Under the Revised Rules of Professional Conduct,” State Bar of Wisconsin (2008)
  • Adjunct Professor-University of Wisconsin Law School, “Professional Responsibility” (Fall, 2000; Fall, 2002)
  • Lecturer, “Legal Ethics 2002-The Most Recent and Significant Ethical Issues for the Wisconsin Practitioner,” State Bar of Wisconsin (2002)
  • Lecturer, “Legal Ethics 2001-Surveying the Cutting Edge Issues,” State Bar of Wisconsin (2001)
  • Lecturer, “Legal Ethics 2000,” State Bar of Wisconsin (2000)
  • Lecturer, “Resolving Ethical Issues in Everyday Practice,” State Bar of Wisconsin (1997 and 1998)

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Barbara A. Neider

Included on the 2023 Wisconsin list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Barbara A. Neider on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Selected by peers as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer for her business litigation work (since 2006)
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (since 2007)

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Office Information

Address

222 West Washington Ave.Suite 900 Madison, WI 53703 - 2744

Fax

  • (608) 259-2600

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Note, “The Scope of Immunity Available to Federal Executive Officials,” 1979 Wisconsin Law Review 604
  • Author, “Tortious Interference with Contractual Relations,” in The Law of Damages in Wisconsin(1988 and 2009), published by the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Co-editor, Litigation Forms Manual, published by the State Bar of Wisconsin (1995 and 2007)

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