Averi Niemuth is an associate with Kerkman & Dunn. She represents and counsels clients in general commercial matters, and she has experience in contract law, non-compete employment agreements, commercial landlord tenancy disputes, and debtor-side chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. Additionally, Averi has advocated for clients in both state and federal courts. When representing clients, Averi’s passionate and solutions-driven strategy considers both the business and legal issues at play.

Litigation & Bankruptcy Experience

  • Breach of Contract
  • Employment Agreements
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Fraud
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Assumption and Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
  • Preparation of Debtors Schedules and Statement of Financial Affairs
  • Objections to Creditors Filed Proofs of Claims

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secrets
  • Commercial Landlord Tenancy
  • Bankruptcy – Chapter 11

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin 2017

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin 2017

U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin 2017

Education

Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2017)

Marian University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2007)

Honors, Awards, and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Young Lawyers Division
  • LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society
  • Marquette Benefits and Social Welfare Law Review
  • Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition
  • Robert E. Wagner National Moot Court Competition

Past Employment Positions

  • Associate; Quarles & Brady (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Correctional Officer, Department of Corrections (Racine, WI)
  • Legal intern, U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Law clerk, Judge Paul Reilly, Court of Appeals (Waukesha, WI)