Beth Kushner

Beth Kushner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil 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
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (70%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Beth Kushner is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group and Chairs von Briesen & Roper's Appellate Section. 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, and is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators. She enjoys the respect of lawyers and judges in Wisconsin and around the country.

    About Beth Kushner

    Admitted: 1980, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a “Top 250 Women in Litigation"
    • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
    • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation
    • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    • Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
    • 2007 Women in the Law Recipient, Wisconsin Law Journal 

    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

    Industry Groups

    • Healthcare; Manufacturing; Medical Device And Drugs

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    Office Location for Beth Kushner

    411 East Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1000
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

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    Last Updated: 6/19/2020

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