The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a Milwaukee-based former Foley & Lardner trust and estates partner who admitted to falsifying documents and providing them to an Internal Revenue Service auditor reviewing a client’s estate.
With its decision, the Wisconsin high court found that former Foley & Lardner partner Adam Wiensch not only deceived the IRS with falsified and backdated documents, he also caused other lawyers at the law firm to unwittingly rely on those documents. The court handed Wiensch a two-year suspension in light of the conduct.
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