Association Members

Law School and Law Alumni Association Mission Statements

The Marquette University Law School embraces the broader University's Mission as "the search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others." In short, Excellence Faith Leadership and Service.

The purpose of the Law School Alumni Association, in turn, is to further the mission of the law school, and to support positive alumni relations, by:

  • Acting as official ambassadors of the law school.
  • Assisting with recruiting students.
  • Mentoring and advising students related to their legal studies and careers
  • Encouraging students and alumni to accept pro bono projects and supporting such projects.
  • Providing select continuing legal education programs for alumni.
  • Encouraging and supporting student and alumni networking.
  • Recognizing and honoring distinguished alumni.
Listing of Alumni Association Board Members

Arthur Phillips, L'90

Arthur is Special Counsel with the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group at Foley & Lardner.

Vice President/President-Elect
Peter L. Ramirez, L'88

Peter is a shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Group at von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

National Board Rep
Cathy LaFleur, L'88

Cathy is the owner of La Fleur Law Office SC and is an adjunct Marquette law professor.

Immediate Past President
Barb O'Brien, L'87

Barb is a shareholder at Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C.



Jesica Ballenger, L'10

Jesica is an Assistant District Attorney with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.

Christopher P. Banaszak, L'94

Christopher is a shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC.

David L. Borowski, L'91

Dave is a Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Tawny Brooks, L'03

Tawny Brooks is the owner of Brooks Law LLC.

Kathie Buono, L'86

Kathie is vice president, secretary, and general counsel for Briggs & Stratton Corp.

David B. Carr, L'06

David is an associate at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP's Milwaukee office.

Kelly Centofanti, L'90

Kelly is the owner of Centofanti Law, S.C.

Steven M. DeVougas, L'07

Steven is an attorney at Quarles & Brady, LLP.

Sigrid Dynek, L'73

Sigrid is a retired attorney who formerly worked as General Counsel for Marshall Fields and Kohl's Department Stores.

Shannon (Elliott) Masson, L'02

Shannon is Senior Counsel and Compliance Officer for ArcelorMittal USA's law department.

Susan Hansen, L'81

Sue is a partner at Hansen & Hildebrand, S.C.

Sharon M. Horozaniecki, L'04

Sharon is the Managing Attorney for Compliance Services, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services.

Tom Hruz, L'02

Tom is an appellate judge on the District III Court of Appeals.

Rachel Lux, L'12

Rachel is Assistant Corporate Counsel of BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.

Creighton J. Macy, L'08

Creighton is an associate in the Antitrust Practice Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

M. Susan Maloney, L'78

Susan is an associate at Siesennop & Sullivan.


Janet Protasiewicz, L'88

Janet is a judge for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court in Wisconsin.

Peter L. Ramirez, L'88

Peter is a shareholder in the Litigation and Risk Management Group at von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Jake Reis, L‘03

Jake is a shareholder at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.

John Rothstein, L'79

John is a partner of Quarles & Brady LLP and chair of its Fiduciary, Probate. and Trust Litigation Group. 

Charles Stone, L'09

Charles is an associate in the Beijing office of Reed Smith

Sherry Terrell-Webb, L'95

Sherry is in-house counsel for LindenGrove, Inc. 

Elizabeth Westlake, L'00

Elizabeth works in Commercial Operations Contracting at GE Healthcare.

Antonique C. Williams, L'05

Antonique is the owner of the Law Office of Antonique C. Williams.