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Overview

Creative, curious and driven, Beth is a Labor & Employment attorney who handles a broad range of client matters with skill and sensitivity.

As part of the firm’s Labor & Employment team, Beth is known for taking on complex challenges. Whether helping clients research and draft proactive policies that mitigate risk, serving as an advocate during litigation, or navigating pro bono asylum and immigration cases, Beth’s Labor & Employment legal practice is performance focused and multifaceted. In collaboration with attorney teams, she assists clients with:

  • Prevention and counseling
  • Litigation
  • Employment-related immigration sponsorship

Beth prides herself on being detail-oriented, resourceful and hands-on when working closely with clients to solve sensitive workforce-based claims and hurdles. She has experience in preparing and drafting memorandums, motions, briefs, discovery, legal research and writing, and trial. That she is personable and communicative means that employers are kept in the loop at every stage of a matter.


Service

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
    • VIS Moot Court
  • B.A., Goshen College
    • Psychology
    • Student Senate
    • Goshen Student Women’s Association

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Legal Association for Women
  • Law Alliance
  • Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers

Languages

  • Amharic, fluent
Experience
  • Obtained U.S. asylum on grounds of persecution of particular social group for nearly 50 physically mutilated women from Ethiopia, Gambia and Togo.
Outside the Office

Beth and her partner enjoy spending time with their two dogs, Berkeley and Menilek II. The latter is named for the former Emperor of Ethiopia, where Beth grew up and still visits every chance she gets to see her parents and other family.

Community Leadership

Beth regularly devotes her time and legal skills to immigration and asylum pro bono cases, particularly in matters involving violence against women.

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