Yamilett Lopez’s practice focuses on various aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, corporate governance, and drafting commercial contracts. Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, she was a legal assistant at JBentreprises, S.C. in Milwaukee. She also served as a Judicial Intern for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1 and a law clerk at Northwestern Mutual Life.
While in law school, Yamilett served as a Comment Editor for the Marquette Law Review and as President of the Organization for Student Wellbeing. She was actively involved in the Association for Women Lawyers and the Hispanic Law Student Association. She served as a Student Associate for the Marquette University Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic where she worked directly with entrepreneurs and small businesses on various projects, including entity choice and formation as well as drafting and preparing service contracts and copyright compliance policies.
Admitted To Practice
Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, Legal Volunteer, 2016-Present
Marquette Legal Initiatives for Nonprofit Corporations, Legal Volunteer, 2016-2017
Marquette University Law School Pro Bono Society, 2018-2019
Marquette University Law School Golden Quill Award recipient
Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 2019, magna cum laude
Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University, 2017, summa cum laude