Reinhart Announces Orr as Next CEO Effective July 1, 2020

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MILWAUKEE Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jerome M. Janzer today announced that Shareholder Albert S. Orr has been selected as Reinhart's next CEO. Orr's term will begin on July 1, 2020.

"Al Orr is exceptionally well qualified to lead our firm," said Janzer. "He is a skilled attorney, collaborative colleague, and visionary leader who is deeply committed to the firm's long standing promise to put the needs of our clients first. Under Al's leadership, Reinhart will continue to deliver innovative legal counsel at the high standards of service that have defined Reinhart for more than 125 years."

Orr presently co-chairs the firm's Corporate Law Practice, leads Reinhart's Private Equity Group and has been a member of the firm's Board of Directors for the past seven years. Orr has also served in multiple volunteer board capacities with Children's Wisconsin since 1997 and presently serves on its Chairman's Council, and is a member of the board of directors of Milwaukee Community Business Collaborative (Milwaukee Jobs Work).

"During his 14-year tenure as Chairman and CEO, Jerry Janzer led our firm through the recession and a sustained period of dramatic growth," said incoming CEO Al Orr. "His unwavering commitment to our clients, business acumen and keen strategic insights helped propel the firm's expansion from five offices in three states to nine offices in five states, while nearly doubling the firm's revenues."

Orr's selection to lead Reinhart was the culmination of a multi-year succession plan undertaken by the firm's Board of Directors. Janzer will continue to serve as Chairman and CEO until July 1, 2020, when he will assume the role of Chairman Emeritus. In that role, he will continue to work with the Board on strategic initiatives and also provide strategic counsel to clients through his active corporate, real estate and banking law practice.

"Reinhart has always been a leader in the client-centric practice of law," said Orr, "and I am deeply committed to upholding our promise to provide exceptional service and value for our clients in everything we do."