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ROY LABUDDE, American Lawyer, Partner of MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH, specializing in the field of Litigation, Management Labor Relations. Intellectual Property, Financial Institutions, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Property and Commercial, Industrial and Residential Land Development, Taxation, Associations, Antitrust, Public and Corporate Finance, Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy, International Business, Estate Planning. Health Care, Immigration, Environmental.


LaBudde, Roy Christian was born on July 21, 1921 in Milwaukee. Son of Roy Lewis and Thea (Otteson) Laboratory.


Carleton College (A.B, magna cum laude. 1943) Phi Beta Kappa. Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1948).

Chairman, Taxation Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, 1969-1971.


Associate Michael, Best & Friedrich, Milwaukee, 1949-1957, partner, since 1958. Director DEC-Inter, Inc., Milwaukee Western Bank, Western Bancshares, Inc., Superior Die Set Corporation, Aunt Nellie's Farm Kitchens, Inc.


  • Bar: Wisconsin 1949, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1950, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1957.


Board directors Wisconsin History Society Foundation. Chairman, board directors Milwaukee division American Cancer Society Served to lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Milwaukee Estate Planning Council (past president), Wisconsin Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Attorneys (chairman tax school, board directors taxation section), University Club, Milwaukee Club, Milwaukee Country Club.


Married Anne P. Held, June 7, 1952. Children: Jack, Peter, Michael, Susan, Sarah.

Roy Lewis LaBudde

Thea (Otteson) LaBudde

Anne P. Held

Jack LaBudde

Peter LaBudde

Michael LaBudde

Susan LaBudde

Sarah LaBudde