David Westrup

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David Westrup is an equity shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, s.c., and a member of the firm’s litigation and risk management practice group. He represents national and international manufacturers, banks, insurers and other business enterprises. Westrup has served as a special counsel on U.S law before the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and High Court of Australia. 


  • Columbia College, Columbia University A.B. 
  • University of Michigan Law School J.D. cum laude 

Areas of Specialization

  • Antitrust 
  • ​Corporate Restructuring 
  • Insurance and Risk Management 
  • Class Actions 
  • Product Liability and Toxic Torts 

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

  • Former President, Milwaukee Bar & Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Associations 

Service to Carroll University and Profession

  • Charter Member of Lawyers for Libraries (supporting Milwaukee Public Library’s mission of advancing knowledge and strengthening Milwaukee neighborhoods) 
  • Pro bono representation of incarcerated individuals; former pro bono liaison at von Briesen & Roper, s.c. 

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation 
  • Federal Bar Association Scholarship (University of Michigan Law School) 
  • Astor Foundation Scholarship (Columbia University) 
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