Milwaukee – January 5, 2012 – The law firm of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Sverre David Roang
has been awarded the Family Firm Institute’s (FFI) Certificate in Family Wealth Advising. Roang is the only professional in Wisconsin to receive the certificate, which is presented to individuals who have achieved comprehensive professional knowledge and gained significant expertise and insight into professional best practices that will be valued by family business owners and family wealth clients.
Roang is a shareholder in WHD’s Madison office and is co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group. He works with a variety of businesses to lead them through all stages of their development, from formation, through growth, and the eventual transition or exit for the owners, including mergers, acquisitions, and various other transactions. Roang strives to be a trusted counselor to businesses and the families who own them, which helps them find practical solutions to complex issues. He also has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience in complex transactions, leading to recognition by Chambers USA, which commended him for his “impeccable legal knowledge” and the “ability to keep his cool but get tough when needs be.” Roang recently was recognized by Lawyer Monthly Magazine as “Deal Maker of the Year – USA,” and by Finance Monthly Magazine for his corporate governance work, which earned WHD recognition as “Corporate Governance Law Firm of the Year (USA) 2011.” Roang also leads the firm’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Team.
“The FFI’s Certificate in Family Wealth Advising is great recognition of Sverre’s industry knowledge and his commitment to be the best at what he does" said Paul Eberle, WHD’s chief executive. “Sverre demonstrates WHD's commitment to client success.”
), an international professional membership organization of more than 1,500 individuals and organizations across 50 countries, is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary education and networking opportunities for family business and family wealth advisers, consultants, educators and researchers. It works to increase public awareness and broaden the understanding of trends and developments in the family business and family wealth fields. As the dominant form of business organization worldwide, family businesses make a unique contribution to the social vitality and economic wealth of communities. FFI seeks to increase the understanding of the family enterprise as a fundamental driver of global economic growth and prosperity.