Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.: Names Paul Karch co-leader of Corporate & Finance Practice Group

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MADISON – June 30, 2015 – The law firm of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. (WHD) is pleased to announce that Paul J. Karch has joined Andrew J. Schlidt and Eric E. Lenzen as co-leader of the firm’s Corporate & Finance Practice Group.

Karch is a shareholder in WHD’s Madison office where he leads the Agribusiness Team and is a member of the Corporate Transactions, Emerging Companies and Health Care Law teams. He has more than 30 years of experience as a corporate lawyer and business and community leader, with success in designing and completing innovative complex transactions, developing and implementing strategic plans, creating effective governance structures, and building and leading teams and organizations. Prior to joining WHD, Karch worked for another large Wisconsin law firm, and from 1994-2006 for a large paper company in Appleton, Wis., where he served as general counsel, vice president with responsibility for law, human resources, environment, health and safety, and communications, and was a member of the board of directors.

Karch is an Executive Committee member of the ESOP Association’s Wisconsin Chapter; board member of Community Work Services, Inc. and the Epilepsy Leadership Council; member of United Way of Dane County’s Growing Up/Getting Ready Community Service Team; and chair of The Dup15q Alliance.

Karch received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and his A.B. in Economics, cum laude, from Harvard College. He is admitted to practice in both Wisconsin and California.

“Paul’s extensive experience in corporate law and business, complemented by his leadership skills, serves our clients and our firm well,” says WHD’s Chief Executive Paul Eberle. “With Paul’s appointment as a practice group leader, we are a better firm and well-positioned to continue our growth supporting our clients and their business needs.”

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Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., one of Wisconsin’s leading full-service law firms, plays a significant role in shaping political, economic, environmental and legal landscapes. With offices in Milwaukee, Madison and Waukesha County, Wis., and Chicago, the firm has more than 150 professionals practicing in more than 50 industry and specialty areas. WHD is committed to delivering exceptional service and innovative, practical solutions to state, regional and national clients.