MILWAUKEE, WI – The law firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. today announced the passing of its President and CEO, Randall D. Crocker, and the appointment of long-standing Board Member, John P. Rocco, as President and CEO.
“Randy passed away unexpectedly over the past weekend and we join his family in mourning his loss. As the leader of our firm since 2004, he took great pride in the growth and excellence he helped create. He also built a strong management team that will work hard to carry on his legacy of visionary leadership,” Rocco said.
Randy joined the downtown Milwaukee law firm in 1988 and led the firm’s growth from 162 employees in 2004 to more than 350 employees in 9 offices across the State today.
Rocco went on to say, “The dedicated management and client teams that Randy put in place will carry on in the spirit of teamwork and superior service he fostered as President and CEO. We will miss him greatly and are committed to carrying on in the fashion he would expect of us.”
Randy was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1954. He graduated from Drake University and obtained his law degree from Marquette University in 1979.
John Rocco obtained his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1987 and his law degree from Marquette University in 1994. John joined von Briesen in 2002 and has served as a Director and Vice President of the law firm since 2007.
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About von Briesen & Roper, s.c.: von Briesen is one of Wisconsin’s premier law firms providing a full range of legal services to businesses, institutions and individuals. For more information, please visit the firm’s web site at http://www.vonbriesen.com.