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Attorney Stewart L. Etten Elected President of Ruder Ware

Posted on June 25, 2013

Ruder Ware is pleased to announce the election of Stewart Etten as its president. Etten becomes the fifth president in the firm's 93-year history succeeding Mark Bradley who will continue to serve on the firm's Board of Directors and practice law.

Etten is a member of the firm's Business Transactions Practice Group and serves on its Board of Directors. For the past six months, he has worked alongside Bradley and Jamie Schaefer, Chief Operating Officer, to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. In making the announcement, Bradley cited Etten's executive experience and commitment to client service. "Stew has been a valued member of our firm's leadership and is ready to assume the role of president. He has the respect of his colleagues and clients. He is known for his unwavering commitment to the highest levels of client service and will continue to emphasize that as a distinguishing characteristic of our firm."

Etten has been associated with Ruder Ware for almost 33 years. During his career he also served as in-house counsel for a $1 billion bank. He practices in the areas of banking, commercial law, creditors' rights, and mergers and acquisitions. An active community member, Etten recently served on the board of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin.