Alan H. Deutch is
a 1971 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He is engaged in
the general practice of law, specializing in real estate, computers and
commercial matters, with a special emphasis on litigation relating thereto.
With an undergraduate degree majoring in Accounting (University of
Wisconsin-Madison, 1968), Attorney Deutch also has a strong background in
finance and business.
his Accounting, Legal and Computer backgrounds, Mr. Deutch served as General
Counsel/C.F.O for Innovative Software, Inc. from 1997 through 2000 (during
that time Innovative grew from a local Milwaukee business to a multinational
firm with offices/dealerships in 22 countries). Mr. Deutch also had served in
a similar C.F.O capacity for Web Emporium, LLC, an e-commerce enabling firm
primarily located in Phoenix , Arizona. Mr. Deutch has also been a 1/3
partner in Pulver Technologies, Inc which was sold to Amazon.com (see
advised and currently representing many Brokers, Purchasers, Sellers,
Developers and Builders, Attorney Deutch has written extensively in the area
of real estate, including being a regular columnist in MLS's monthly
newsletter, Off Line. He has drafted documents that are available to the real
estate public through Wisconsin Legal Blank, including Seller's Comprehensive
Condition Report, Offer to Purchase, Addendum 1 and 1A, Lead Disclosure, and
1031, Like Kind Exchanges. He often lectures at Robbins & Lloyds School
of Real Estate with respect to issues of broker liability and has a regular
guest speaker on the Radio show, Milwaukee 's Talking Real Estate.
In the area of Computer law, Attorney Deutch has represented many Software
and Hardware Sellers, Distributors and Purchasers including:
- Counsel for WIREdata in
litigation concerning Intellectual Property Rights and computer data
(2001-2004 see especially Assessment Technologies
350 F3d 640 (7 th Cir., 2003))
- Corporate Counsel to Pulver
Technologies, Inc. (2001 -2005) and Milwaukee Metropolitan Listing
Service, Inc. (1986- ) - Negotiated and drafted sale of Pulver Technologies to Amazon
- Special Counsel to
Milwaukee County for C/CJIS Project concerning developing RFP, and
negotiating and drafting $113 Million Dollar contracts for Phase I and
Phase II of the project development. (1991-1992)
- Special Counsel to
Milwaukee County for evaluation of The Software Group's proposal for the
C/CJIS project (1990)
- Special Counsel to
Milwaukee County for negotiating and drafting a facilities management
contract for Milwaukee County Hospital and related medical facilities
also been a featured lecturer at Bar Conventions and on the Wisconsin State
Bar Committees "Technology Resources Committee"(1991-1995) and
"Technology in Practice (1995-1998 )
Real Estate Law
Attorney Deutch also has a broad range of real estate, computer and business
litigation experience, including:
Representation of various real estate brokers and their
- in various Civil litigation
concerning error and omissions or other alleged liability transactions
- in matters before the State
of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (formerly Real Estate Examining Board)
General Business & Tort Litigation insurers'
- As Plaintiff counsel - Kish
v. HPO, Inc. (jury verdict 1.4 Million- Concerned sale of a business,
fraud and conversion of assets- July, 1997)
- As Plaintiff counsel 1983
accident involving a brain injury to a baby multi-million dollar
- As Plaintiff counsel 2003
truck car accident involving serious permanent injuries settled
about 1 month prior to trial for 10.7 million dollars
- As defense counsel -Baretta
v. Riverview Amusement Park , et. at al. bodily injuries due to fall off
a allegedly defective waterslide- Settled less than $20,000 - 1996)
- As Defense Counsel in
Arbitration in a bifurcated hearing, Mr. Deutch took over after
liability established and Plaintiff's accountant showed damages
approximating one million dollars result after hearing was less than
Actions involving multi - state contractual fraud
- Royal Crest Development
(77-C-487 District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin).
Actions by condominium owners and other property owners
concerning construction and developments defects:
- Dawley vs. North Meadow
Homes (settled after one week of trial for $2,700,000.00)
- Cloisters of Greenfield
- Park Meadows vs. Rosen, et
al. (settled for $500,000.00)
- Geneva Landings (settled
for $1,250,000 plus certain rights to Association)
- Improper roof and wall
construction to a commercial building settled prior to trial
Actions concerning extent to which business is governed
by Administrative Bodies:
- Richard Weller vs. State of
Wisconsin, Department of Agriculture & Consumer Protection;
- Elliot H. Shafton vs. Board
of Zoning Appeals.
Actions concerning franchise/dealership ongoing
relationships and terminations:
- Donald Murphy, et al. vs.
White Hen Pantry, Division of Jewel Cos., Inc., (79-C-4608 - District
Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin).
- White Hen vs. Buttke -
reported in 301 N.W.2nd 216 (1981).
- Burger King vs. Bauman -
Racine County .
- Glassel et. al. v.
Newcomers Inspection Service
has also been a public servant serving as Milwaukee County Court
Commissioner, and was elected in 1992 and 1995 to the Maple Dale - Indian
Hill School Board. Deutch was also a member of the Building Board - Village
of Bayside .
has also served as an advisor to the Judiciary Committee of Assembly to the
State of Wisconsin with respect to drafting revisions to the Wisconsin Condominium
Unit Ownership Act.