Firm Managing Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 

David Krutz joined Michael Best & Friedrich in 1990 as a summer clerk and became Managing Partner in 2008. He has played a key role in the firm’s growth over the last 25 years and is a leader in the field of construction law. David also serves on the boards of the Brookfield Economic Development Committee, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. 

Michael Best’s diversity initiatives include a Women’s Professional Development Group, employee resource groups, and a partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers. The firm has been recognized as a top firm for its commitment to LGBTQ diversity and a top firm for diversity in business. 

Joined LCLD 2018 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Elizabeth Prendergast; 2021: Jolly Northrop; 2020: Tanya Salman; 2019: Denise Greathouse; 2018: Jorge Leon

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Michael Chropowicz, Laura Lamansky; 2021: Rebecca Stifter, Katelyn Pellitteri; 2020: Serene Sahar, Holly Courtney

Annual Meeting (2022, 2021, 2020)

Member: David Krutz

Diversity Professional: Jorge Leon

Communications:Caleagh LarsonSusan Hollender