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Godfrey & Kahn Attorneys Included in In Business Magazine’s “40 Executives Under 40” Listing

August 07, 2006

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (August 7, 2006). Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is pleased to announce that two attorneys from the firm’s Madison office, LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn, are included in In Business magazine’s “40 Executives Under 40” listing, which features the Madison area leaders of tomorrow. Included in the listing are: Rochelle H. Klaskin, a member of the firm’s Corporate and Labor & Employment Practice Groups, and Thomas N. Shorter, a shareholder in the firm’s Employment, Health Care and Education Practice Groups.

Rochelle H. Klaskin
Klaskin advises on corporate and employment matters for a wide variety of businesses in every stage of their development. She focuses her practice on private equity transactions, emerging technology issues, non-compete agreements, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. She also trains employers on a multitude of human resources matters including hiring, disability, anti-harassment, and family and medical leave issues. She graduated with high honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication.

Thomas N. Shorter
Shorter represents small businesses, health care and educational institutions in employment and regulatory matters such as collective bargaining, FMLA compliance, discrimination issues, discipline and discharge, services for children with disabilities, IDEA, Section 504, ADA, HIPAA, EMTALA, Stark, and Anti-Kickback issues. He received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, Phi Delta Phi, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Madison (LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn), Milwaukee, Appleton, Green Bay, and Waukesha, WI; Washington, DC; and Shanghai, PRC. With more than 190 attorneys, Godfrey & Kahn provides legal and business advice to clients ranging from small businesses and governmental entities to large privately and publicly held national and international companies. 

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