UW Law School graduates Mark Bradley '77 and Brad Schimel '90 have been recognized by their local chapters of the Wisconsin Alumni Association as Badgers of the Year.
Bradley, of Wausau, recently was elected president of Ruder Ware, the largest law firm headquartered in northern Wisconsin, where his practice includes business succession planning, tax and estate planning, and estate and trust administration. Bradley also earned his undergraduate degree from UW-Madison, and is a member and past president of the UW System Board of Regents.
Schimel, of Waukesha, is District Attorney for Waukesha County and a founding member of the Waukesha County Child Advocacy Center Task Force. In 2006, the Wisconsin Association of Victim and Witness Professionals named Schimel their "Professional of the Year" in recognition of his work on behalf of sexual assault victims.
Established in 2004, the Badger of the Year awards honor UW-Madison graduates who have made a positive impact on their communities. Recipients are alumni who live in Wisconsin and make a difference as business or community leaders, volunteers, educators, philanthropists, or UW-Madison advocates. For a complete list of this years Badgers of the Year, click here.
Submitted by UW Law School News on July 7, 2010