Alexander T. Pendleton, J.D.




Alexander “Sandie” Pendleton has over 20 years of experience as a business lawyer and business litigator. As a business lawyer, he has provided legal services to numerous global companies, Fortune 500 companies, and countless other businesses of all sizes in a variety of areas, including incorporation, shareholder disputes, trademarks, IP license agreements, executive employment agreements, M&A, antitrust compliance, supply agreements, dealership disputes, and legal liability risk management. He has assisted start-ups that have raised over $50MM in venture capital funds. As a litigator, he has handled a wide variety of matters relating to commercial disputes, contract disputes, product liability claims, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, insurance coverage disputes, dealership issues, land disputes, and environmental claims. He has significant experience negotiating the resolution of complex and contentious disputes.  He has experience serving on corporate boards, and as in-house and outside corporate counsel.

Bar Admissions:

Wisconsin; Minnesota; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1987 (graduated cum laude; Note and Comment Editor, University of Minnesota Law Review).

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 1984 (with distinction in History and Political Science)

Ratings and Awards:

  • AV-Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Review Rating Service (5 of 5 score) for over fifteen years (held highest rating since first eligible to be rated)
  • Avvo rated Superb (9.6 out of 10 score)
  • Wisconsin "Super Lawyers" listed (2009-2012)
  • Designated "Leading Lawyer" Business Law Category by M Magazine
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Honorable Charles Dunn Author Award (1993)
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association Pro Bono Award.




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