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Sue K. Thome-John

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP
740 N. Plankinton Ave, Suite 600
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Sue Thome-John is the Office Administrator for the Milwaukee office of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP. She entered the legal profession in 2009 and served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the 7th largest law firm in Wisconsin and then joined one of the nation’s most highly regarded labor and employment law firms as the Firm Administrator. Prior to entering the legal profession, Sue was an executive officer of a luxury retail establishment with management responsibilities in operations, human resources, finance, facilities, and technology.

Sue joined WALA in 2010 and served as the Chairperson of the Business Partner Relations Committee before being elected to the WALA Board of Directors in 2013 as the VP of Business Partner Relations. She has served consecutive terms on the Board since then and was elected President-Elect-Elect in 2015, President-Elect in 2016 and President in 2017. Sue believes strongly in professional development and has pursued ongoing educational opportunities at the national ALA Conferences: 2011 (Orlando, FL), 2012 (Honolulu, HI), 2013 (National Harbor, MD), 2014 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2015 (Nashville, TN) and 2016 (Los Angeles, CA). She has also attended the ALA Region 3 Conference in Chicago in 2010 and Indianapolis in 2016. To expand her leadership skills in ALA, she attended the Chapter Leadership Institute in 2016. Sue regularly attends the monthly educational luncheons WALA offers.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, boating, reading, cheering on her two sons’ hockey, lacrosse and baseball teams, and supporting her favorite professional sports team -- the Green Bay Packers.

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