Abby is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment team and the School and Higher Education practice group in Green Bay. Her practice primarily focuses on counseling education clients in school law and labor and employment issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Abby attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a student athlete on the Women’s Golf team before heading off to Valparaiso University School of Law on a full scholarship. While at Valparaiso, Abby was a member of the University School of Law Honors program, an associate editor of the Law Review and the chief justice of the Moot Court Society. Abby graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law magna cum laude.
Abby worked as a law clerk for the Department of Public Instruction, where she conducted extensive legal research on educational law issues and assisted the legal department in representing the state superintendent in cases regarding open enrollment, expulsion appeals, the school choice program, and the food and nutrition programs.
Abby also completed a federal externship with the Honorable Rodovich in the Northern District of Indiana and interned for the general counsel of Valparaiso University, Darron Farha.
Member, Brown County Bar Association
Secretary, Hon. Robert J. Parins Legal Society
Member, National School Boards Association
Member, Young Lawyers Association (2017 – present)
Member, Wisconsin Association of School Boards/Wisconsin School Attorney's Association (2017 – present)
Board of Directors, Hands on Deck (2019)
Board of Directors, St. John's Homeless Shelter (2019)
Professional Development Committee, CURRENT Young Professionals Organization (2018 – present)
Member, Wisconsin W Club (2014 – present)
Member, Society of Human Resource Management (2018 – present)
Member, University of Wisconsin – Madison Women’s Golf (2010 – 2014)
Former Associate Editor, Valparaiso Law Review (2015 – 2017)
Member, Valparaiso University School of Law Honors program (2014 – 2017)