von Briesen & Roper, s.c., today announced that four attorneys joined the firm: Samantha J. Emro, Alexander R. Karana, Sarah L. Laughlin and Anthony S. Wachewicz III.

Samantha J. Emro is an Associate in the Neenah office. Emro focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, real estate and corporate matters. Prior to joining von Briesen, Emro worked as an associate commercial appraiser. She received a J.D., cum laude, from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She resides in Neenah.

Alexander R. Karana is an Associate in the Chicago office. Karana focuses his practice on intellectual property law. Prior to joining von Briesen, Karana worked for a blockchain development firm where he focused on licensing and agreements in the carbon credit markets. Karana received a J.D. from The University of Illinois Chicago Law and a B.S. from Michigan State University. He resides in Chicago.

Sarah L. Laughlin is an Associate in the Milwaukee office. Laughlin focuses her practice on structuring and documenting commercial finance transactions, loan workouts, and restructurings. Prior to joining von Briesen, she was an Attorney Advisor for the Small Business Administration. She received a J.D., with distinction, from the University of Nebraska, an M.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi and a B.A. from the University of Nebraska. She resides in Waukesha.

Anthony S. Wachewicz III is a Shareholder practicing in both the Neenah and Green Bay offices. Wachewicz has significant experience as a leader and governmental attorney in northeast Wisconsin. He focuses his practice on government law matters, including municipalities and schools, as well as labor, employment, and health law matters. Wachewicz received a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He resides in Hobart.

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