Marna M. Tess-Mattner joined the WILMIC board in 2013 and is a shareholder in Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox, S.C., a five-lawyer general practice firm in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Her own practice is limited to representing employers of all sizes in employment and labor matters.
Throughout her career, she maintained a full-time law practice in addition to sharing her leadership skills with community nonprofit organizations. For over thirty years, Marna represented employers in all employment and labor matters, whether consulting or litigating, statewide and nationwide, and successfully litigated cases in the United States Supreme Court as well as government agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. She is admitted to practice in all Wisconsin courts and state and federal administrative agencies.