Kathryn Sawyer Gutenkunst, Practicing Partner at CMH Law in Waukesha, WI

Kathryn Sawyer Gutenkunst, Partner

Phone: 262-542-4278
Fax: 262-542-4270

Legal Assistant: Tracy Chang
Phone: 262-542-4278

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Areas of Practice:


  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1987
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 1984


  • All Wisconsin Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Waukesha County Bar Association
  • Member, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
  • Past President, Waukesha County Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Director/Secretary, First Federal Bank of Wisconsin
  • Member, St. Anthony's Church

Representative Cases

  • Kolupar v. Wilde Pontiac, Cadillac, Inc. (WI Supreme Court 2007)
  • Pertzsch v. Upper Oconomowoc Lake Ass’n (WI Court of Appeals 2001)
  • Gaugert v. Duve (WI Supreme Court 2001)
  • Martz v. Trecker (WI Court of Appeals 1992)
  • Sandroni v. Waukesha County Board of Supervisors (WI Court of Appeals 1992)
  • Lorenzen v. Employees Retirement Plan of The Sperry and Hutchinson Co., Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit)
  • Hegwood v. Town of Eagle Zoning Board of Appeals (WI Court of Appeals 2013)

Attorney Kathy Gutenkunst joined the firm in 1987. She concentrates her practice on civil litigation, family law, municipal law, and law related to land use and development, real estate and eminent domain. Personal interests include sailing, downhill skiing and riding horses.