Career Highlights

  • Contributed more than $200M to bottom line through environmental and safety knowledge 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

Firm Highlights
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Model COBRA Notices Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Two Lewis Rice Members Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

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Temporary COBRA Changes Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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COVID-19 Rescue Plan Act Expands Paid Leave Availability but Does Not Revive Employer Mandates

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Missouri Supreme Court Reverses Overtime Wages Judgment Resulting from Employer-Mandated Screenings Under the Portal-to-Portal Act

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Lewis Rice Member Ronald A. Norwood Serves on Missouri Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyers of Color to Establish Diversity, Inclusion Programs

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Brian P. Pezza Gives Advice on Vaccination Acceptance in the Workforce in Society for Human Resource Management Article

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The New Standard Contractual Clauses: Scope, Impact, and Next Steps

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Jeannine Moentmann Becomes President of St. Louis Paralegal Association for 2021-2022

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Lewis Rice Welcomes 2021 Summer Associates

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