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Michael Best & Friedrich | Milwaukee
David Krutz joined Michael Best & Friedrich in 1990 as a summer clerk and went on to become managing partner of the Milwaukee-based law firm in 2008. A national firm with more than 350 lawyers and professionals, Michael Best specializes in corporate government relationships, political law/public policy, IP, and labor relations, among other areas.
Krutz has extensive experience in construction law, including construction lien law requirements, construction-related insurance claims, claims for extra costs, design-build contracts and systems integration disputes. Representing general contractors, subcontractors, developers and owners, he spends much of his practice time working on construction-related contracts and contract negotiations.
Participating in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Leaders at the Front initiative, Krutz made a public pledge in support of diversity, equity and inclusion at the firm. Among his personal pledges, Krutz has said he will sponsor at least two diverse professionals at Michael Best.
Krutz has served on the Brookfield Economic Development Committee and the boards of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Mount Mary University, Greater Milwaukee Committee and Junior Achievement of Wisconsin.
Education: Bachelor’s, University of Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., Northwestern University School of Law