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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 6, 2020
SUSAN LOVERN NAMED PRESIDENT & CEO OF VON BRIESEN & ROPER, S.C.MILWAUKEE – The law firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. announced Monday the election of Susan Lovern as President and Chief Executive Officer. Lovern is the firm’s first woman President and CEO.
Lovern, who chairs the firm’s Commercial and Business Litigation Section, began her legal career at von Briesen 25 years ago as a summer associate. She has served on the firm’s Board of Directors since 2011 and chaired the firm’s Recruiting Committee from 2002-2011. Lovern has served numerous leadership roles in the legal community, including president of the Association for Women Lawyers and two elected terms on the Milwaukee Bar Association Board of Directors. Wisconsin Super Lawyers® named her one of Wisconsin’s Top 50 Lawyers in 2019 and she has been repeatedly selected as one of Wisconsin’s Top 25 Women Lawyers. In 2010 the Wisconsin Law Journal recognized her as a “Woman in the Law.” She is a long-time supporter of many community organizations, including Sojourner Family Peace Center, Urban Ecology Center and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. Lovern earned her J.D. from the University of Iowa and her B.A. in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa.
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