Firm Profile

von Briesen & Roper, S.C.


411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4427
United States
(414) 276.1122

Firm Details

von Briesen & Roper, s.c. is not your traditional law firm. We transform the traditional law firm into a modern platform for legal innovation. We combine our industry leading expertise with innovative technology and a creative approach to problem-solving to generate game-changing advantages for our clients.


Recognized as a great place to work and founded on our core values of unparalleled service and recognized expertise, we provide innovative, cost-effective, value added and practical legal advice and effective representation.


Founded in 1904, von Briesen & Roper, s.c. is today more than 180 professionals strong with offices throughout Wisconsin and in Chicago. Our practice is global, national, regional and local and we are regularly chosen by industry leaders for their most significant and complicated legal matters while at the same time assisting growing businesses, startups and entrepreneurs in addressing their legal needs. Neither “Big Law” nor a “small firm”, we fit the niche that sophisticated consumers of legal services seek.


Susan E. Lovern
President & CEO

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Wisconsin in Commercial Litigation with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wisconsin in Insurance Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wisconsin in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wisconsin in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Milwaukee in Commercial Litigation with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Milwaukee in Insurance Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Milwaukee in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Milwaukee in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 4 lawyers


David I. Cisar
Banking and Commercial Transactions
Thomas J. Kammerait
Business and Corporate Law
Timothy C. McDonald
Compensation and Benefits/ERISA
Christy A. Brooks
Divorce and Family Law
Michael P. Carlton
Environmental Law and Litigation
David J. Edquist
Fraud & Abuse and Stark
Doris E. Brosnan
Heidi L. Vogt
Insurance and Risk Management
Heidi L. Vogt
Insurance Services
Doris E. Brosnan
Labor and Employment
Terry E. Nilles
Legal and Professional Responsibility
Heidi L. Vogt
Litigation and Risk Management
William R. West
Mergers and Acquisitions
James R. Korom
Municipal Law
Daniel T. Dennehy
Religious Organizations Law
Gilbert J. Berthelsen
School Law
Kenneth A. Hoogstra
Securities Law
Thomas J. Kammerait
Start-up and Business Consulting
Thomas J. Kammerait
John P. Rocco
Toxic Tort

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Municipal Law
  • Native American Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Office Locations

United States

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Chicago, IL

One North Franklin Street, Suite 2350

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

(312) 977.9902

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Eau Claire, WI

310 Pinnacle Way, Suite 201

Eau Claire, WI 54701

United States

(715) 214.1800

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Green Bay, WI

300 North Broadway, Suite 2B

Green Bay, WI 54303

United States

(920) 713.7800

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Madison, WI

10 East Doty Street, Suite 900

Madison, WI 53703

United States

(608) 441.0300

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Milwaukee, WI

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000

Milwaukee, WI 53202-4427

United States

(414) 276.1122

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Neenah, WI

55 Jewelers Park Drive, Suite 400

Neenah, WI 54956

United States

(920) 702.5300

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Waukesha, WI

20975 Swenson Drive, Suite 400

Waukesha, WI 53186

United States

(262) 241.5600

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