Susan Lovern is the President and CEO of von Briesen &?Roper, s.c. and Chairs the firm’s Commercial and Business Litigation Section. She represents clients in complex business litigation and appeals in state and federal courts, as well as in pre-litigation contexts, including arbitrations and mediations. Susan’s business litigation clients include hospitals, health systems, banks, and manufacturers. She regularly handles contract, lease and warranty disputes for her clients, as well as business torts, class action defense, shareholder and non-compete agreements, unfair competition and trade secrets. Susan also represents clients facing environmental and real estate litigation matters, including CERCLA cleanup and PFAS contamination cases. Her appellate experience includes numerous published opinions and arguing cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In every matter, Susan’s focus is on understanding her client’s business objectives and providing strategic, cost-effective service consistent with those objectives.