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Practice Areas

Niles Berman concentrates his practice in energy and telecommunications law. Mr. Berman represents cooperatively-organized electric utilities serving rural areas of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. Niles has practiced with the firm of Wheeler, Van Sickle & Anderson, S.C., since 1975

Experience

Niles serves as general counsel for Dairyland Power Cooperative, and he represents other rural electric cooperatives in Wisconsin. He has also served as independent counsel in connection with investigations conducted by boards of similar organizations. Niles is a past president of the national association of generation and transmission cooperative lawyers.   He has been designated one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of energy law for the past 25 years.

Professional Associations/Publications

  • Past President of the National Association of Generation & Transmission Lawyers.
  • Formerly served on NRECA’s National Lawyers Committee.
  • Past Chair of the Board of the Wisconsin State Bar’s Energy and Telecommunications Section.
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation in 2017
  • Past President of the Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.
  • Current Vice Chair of the Board of the Wisconsin Public Radio Association and Chair of its Governance Committee.
  • Past President and continuing Board member of Temple Beth El Madison.
  • Past President and continuing Board member of Options in Community Living, Inc.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, 1975
  • University of Cincinnati, B.A., Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and American Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice in the State of Wisconsin Courts
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation in 2017

Please contact Niles Berman via email at nberman@wheelerlaw.com or call 608.255.7277.

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