January 29, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 29

Beth Kushner

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, and is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators. She enjoys the respect of lawyers and judges in Wisconsin and around the country.

Beth is a member of The American Law Institute, where elected membership of lawyers, judges, and law professors is limited to 3,000. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only society of trial lawyers comprised of less than 1/2 of 1% of American lawyers. 

In 2014, Wisconsin’s two United States senators nominated Beth to President Barack Obama as a federal district court judge. She is a Fellow of both the Wisconsin Law Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.

Beth 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.

Beth is an Adjunct Professor at Marquette Law School, where she teaches Pretrial Practice.

Beth currently volunteers in hospice with her rough collie, Howard. 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.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Beth Kushner