von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Continues Growth, Welcomes Four More Attorneys

Nov 04 2021

von Briesen & Roper, s.c., today announced that growth continues and welcomes four more lawyers to the firm: Edric S. Bautista, Katie L. Bireley, Griffin E. Bliler and David P. Ruetz.

Edric S. Bautista is a Shareholder in the Chicago office. Bautista focuses his practice on insurance coverage matters and he also has substantial experience in civil litigation and appellate representation. Bautista received a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago and a B.A. from The University of Chicago. He resides in Chicago.

Katie L. Bireley is an Associate in the Milwaukee office. Bireley focuses her practice on commercial contract disputes and litigation. Prior to joining von Briesen, she served as in-house counsel for a New York property management firm and real estate developer. Bireley received a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. She resides in Brookfield.

Griffin E. Bliler is an Associate in the Milwaukee office. Bliler focuses his practice on business and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, business formation and real estate. Bliler received a J.D., cum laude, and an M.B.A from Marquette University and a B.A. from the University of Illinois. He resides in Milwaukee.

David P. Ruetz is of Counsel in the Milwaukee office. Ruetz has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field, including work as an environmental attorney, the President of an environmental consulting-engineering firm, an Administrative Director of a Governor-appointed natural resource Advisory Council, as an environmental scientist and as an aquatic biologist. Ruetz focuses his practice on corporate, commercial and industrial law matters regarding environmental due diligence and risk assessment in mergers and acquisitions and real estate transactions. Ruetz received an M.S. in Environmental Studies and J.D. from the University of Montana and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He resides in Waukesha.