2011 WI 13

 

Supreme Court of Wisconsin

 

 


 

 

 

Case No.:

2007AP203

Complete Title:

 

Michael S. Polsky as receiver for Communications Products

Corporation,

Plaintiff-Respondent-Cross-Appellant-Petitioner,

v.

Daniel E. Virnich and Jack M. Moores,

Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Respondents.

 

 

 

 

REVIEW OF A DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEALS

2010 WI App 20

Reported at 323 Wis. 2d 811, 779 N.W.2d 712

(Ct. App. 2010 Published)

 

 

Opinion Filed:

March 2, 2011

Submitted on Briefs:

     

Oral Argument:

February 3, 2011

 

 

Source of Appeal:

 

 

Court:

Circuit

 

County:

Grant

 

Judge:

Michael Kirchman

 

 

 

Justices:

 

 

Concurred:

     

 

Dissented:

     

 

Not Participating:

ZIEGLER, J. did not participate.

 

 

 

Attorneys:

 


For the plaintiff-respondent-cross-appellant-petitioner there were briefs by Robert J. Kasieta, Andrew J. Parrish and Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, Madison, and oral argument by Robert J. Kasieta.

 

For the defendants-appellants-cross-respondents there were briefs by Donald K. Schott, Valerie L. Bailey-Rihn, James Richgels, Freya K. Bowen, Elyce M. Wos and Quarles & Brady LLP, Madison and Jeffrey O. Davis and Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, and oral argument by Donald K. Schott.

 

Amicus curiae briefs were filed by John E. Knight, James E. Bartzen, Kirsten E. Spira and Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field LLP, Madison, on behalf of the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

 

An amicus curiae brief was filed by William Haus and Haus, Roman and Banks, LLP, Madison, on behalf of the Sheet Metal Workers Local #565, affiliated with Sheet Metal Workers International Association, AFL-CIO.

 


2011 WI 13


notice

This opinion is subject to further editing and modification. The final version will appear in the bound volume of the official reports.

No. 2007AP203

(L.C. No.

2004CV285)

STATE OF WISCONSIN :

IN SUPREME COURT

 

 

Michael S. Polsky as receiver for Communications Products Corporation,

 

Plaintiff-Respondent-Cross-Appellant-Petitioner,

 

v.

 

Daniel E. Virnich and Jack M. Moores,

 

Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Respondents.

 

FILED

 

MAR 2, 2011

 

A. John Voelker

Acting Clerk of Supreme Court

 

 

 

 

 


REVIEW of a decision of the Court of Appeals. Affirmed.

 

1 PER CURIAM.   The court is equally divided on the question of whether the decision of the court of appeals, Polsky v. Virnich, 2010 WI App 20, 323 Wis. 2d 811, 779 N.W.2d 712, should be affirmed or reversed. Justice David T. Prosser, Justice Patience Drake Roggensack and Justice Michael J. Gableman would affirm; Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, Justice Ann Walsh Bradley and Justice N. Patrick Crooks would reverse. Justice ANNETTE K. ZIEGLER did not participate.

2 Accordingly, the decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.