Milwaukee Ald. Murphy: Prominent legal victories highlight expertise in City Attorney’s office

Statement from Alderman Michael J. Murphy

Recent high profile court cases have demonstrated the high level of expertise and competence that exists in the Office of the City Attorney.

Attorney Kail Decker was instrumental in the jury’s rejection of a civil rights claim from Jeffrey R. Strasser, who took a Lamborghini for a drunken drive through downtown Milwaukee.

Attorneys Naomi Gehling and Elleny Christopoulos were instrumental in the court victory that removes notorious landlord Elijah Mohammad Rashaed causing him to lose control of his more than 160 properties and the revenue produced by the units.

Representing an office that is the legal entity of the City of Milwaukee, these civil servants exhibit the utmost in professionalism and stewardship.

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