Career Highlights

  • Contributed more than $200M to bottom line through environmental and safety expertise and savvy negotiations
  • Successful launch of one of the first employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) for a major corporation, resolving potentially deal-breaking environmental issues for large paper company
  • As sole counsel, developed first outlet mall in Wisconsin, involving acquisition of land, construction contracts, leasing, and environmental due diligence
  • Achieved ground-breaking decision dismissing client from being potentially responsible party (PRP) for billion-dollar clean-up at one of the largest Superfund sites in the US
  • First in-house attorney to be elected to lead American Bar Association Section on Environment Energy and Natural Resources
  • First woman and youngest president to be elected on the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Established first solo/small firm practice committee and launched first diversity committee as President of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Transformed Kenosha, WI brownfield to vital lakefront recreation and housing area
  • Won partner dispute case, the longest trial in Wisconsin
  • Completed more than 100 environmental investigation or remediation projects, emphasizing cost containment and meeting tight deadlines