Resources

Resources, Distinctions, and Honors

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • Creighton University

Experience

  • Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy, s.c. – Senior Legal Counsel
  • Nowlan & Mouat, LLP – Partner
  • Prent/GOEX Corporations – Legal Counsel and Human Resources Director
  • State of Missouri – Labor Counsel and Chief Labor Negotiator
  • Northwest Airlines – Managing Director

Admissions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Service

  • Vice-Chair, State Bar of Wisconsin, Labor and Employment Law Section Board of Directors, July 2018 to current; Secretary-Treasurer 2017/18
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Employee Benefits Section, Member, February 2018 to present
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Member, May 2018 to present
  • Wisconsin School Attorneys Association; Member, January 2013 to present
  • Founder and Attorney, Rock County Pro Bono Project and Domestic Abuse Restraining Order Project, 2015-2016; 2007-2008

Non-Profit Service

  • Community Action of Rock and Walworth Counties – Board of Directors 2013 to present, Board Chair current
  • Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors 2015 to present
  • Rotary Botanical Gardens, Janesville, Wisconsin – Board of Directors 2014 to present
  • Stateline Literacy Council, Beloit, Wisconsin – Board of Directors 2018 to present
  • Rock-Walworth Comprehensive Family Services – Board of Directors 2015 – 2016; Legal Advisor 2017 to present

Public Speaking

  • Wisconsin Association of School Board Officials Spring Conference May 2018, “Sustainable Strategies for Retiree and Early Retiree Health Care Plans”, co-presenter, May 15, 2018.
  • Wisconsin Association of School Board Officials Accounting Conference March 2018, “Sustainable Strategies for Retiree and Early Retiree Health Care Plans”, co-presenter, March 15, 2018.
  • Wisconsin Association of School Board Officials Accounting Conference March 2018, “IRS Payroll Tax Audits”, presenter, March 14, 2018.
  • Wisconsin Association of School Boards/Wisconsin School Law Attorney’s Association School Law Annual Conference October 2017, “Health Law Update”.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting, presenter, “What’s the Plan? ACA Remedies Update” June 2015.
  • John Marshall Law School Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits, 12th Annual Employee Benefits Symposium, presenter, “At the Intersection of Insurance and Tax – Title I of the ACA and the ERISA Equity Expansion” April 2014