Beth Kushner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-287-1373
Fax: 414-238-6592
Email: Beth Kushner
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (30%), Civil Litigation: Defense (30%), Appellate (20%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Beth Kushner is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group. She specializes in complex litigation and has successfully handled a broad range of business and commercial disputes, shareholder disputes, construction matters, antitrust disputes, class actions of all sorts, fraud and RICO cases, employment cases and product liability claims. She has a particular expertise in cases that involve high exposure and difficult facts, and her clients appreciate her creative, pragmatic, and cost-effective approach to litigation. She has a demonstrated ability to devise and implement winning strategies and to do so without losing sight of cost, business disruption, or public relations. In addition, Beth regularly represents clients in mediations and arbitrations, as well as acts as a neutral.  She enjoys the respect of lawyers and judges in Wisconsin and around the country.

About Beth Kushner

Admitted: 1980, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service

  • She also has volunteered extensively with brain trauma, dementia, and hospice patients. Between 2006 and 2009, she served on the Board of Directors of Meta House, an organization that assists women with substance abuse issues and their children. 
  • She has maintained an active pro bono practice and is committed to providing legal services to indigent and other underserved clients. In 1997, she received the Gene and Ruth Posner Pro Bono award for assisting Russian and Eastern European immigrants. In 2002, she received the Association of Women Lawyers’ Mentoring Award. She is the firm’s pro bono liaison for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. 

Educational Background

  • J.D. - University of Virginia, 1979; B.A. - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1975


  • , Fellow, American Law Institute, 2018
  • Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a “Top 250 Women in Litigation"
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • 2007 Women in the Law Recipient, Wisconsin Law Journal 

Industry Groups

  • Healthcare; Manufacturing; Medical Device And Drugs
  • Life Sciences

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Office Location for Beth Kushner

411 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1000
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Last Updated: 7/28/2021

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