Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., today announced the promotion of Attorneys Andrew T. Frost, Melanie L. Persich, Danny G. Thomas and Peter J. White to Shareholders of the firm.
Attorney Andrew T. Frost is a Shareholder in the Milwaukee office. Frost focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions/capital markets, executive compensation and employee benefits. He is recognized as a Rising StarSM by Wisconsin Super Lawyers®.
He is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin and Illinois and the Milwaukee Bar Association. Frost received a J.D. from Marquette University and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin. He resides in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
Attorney Melanie L. Persich is a Shareholder in the Milwaukee office. Persich focuses her practice on toxic tort, insurance coverage, and general litigation matters. Before joining von Briesen, Persich handled litigation defense matters in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and also worked for the Special Litigation Unit of the New York City Law Department.
Persich is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. She is a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association and the Association for Women Lawyers. She received a J.D. from Marquette University and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. She resides in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Attorney Danny G. Thomas is a Shareholder in the New York office. Thomas focuses his practice on toxic tort, civil litigation and corporate investigations. He has ten years of experience serving as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 multinational corporation. He uses that experience to conduct and advise on ethics policy investigations, and builds compliance programs relating to Anti-Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Export Compliance, and Sanctions matters.
Thomas is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin and New York. He received a J.D. and a B.A. from Marquette University. He resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Attorney Peter J. White is a Shareholder in the Milwaukee office. White focuses his practice on business, tax and mergers and acquisitions. He is a Certified Public Accountant and was previously a tax consultant at a Big 4 accounting firm. He uses that experience to provide clients with tax planning advice, including advising clients with international sales in establishing IC-DISCs.
White is a member of the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association and a member of the Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association. White received a J.D. (cum laude) and a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. He resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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