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December 10, 2018Press Release

Michael Best Attorney, Scott Beightol, Appointed to the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System

MILWAUKEE, WI – Michael Best is pleased to announce that Scott Beightol, a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Relations Practice Group, has been selected by Governor Scott Walker and confirmed by the Wisconsin Senate to serve on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.

Comprised of 18 members, the Board is responsible for establishing policies for governing the University of Wisconsin System and its individual units, addressing state needs for collegiate education, setting admission standards and guidelines, reviewing and approving university budgets, granting tenure appointments to faculty members, and appointing the president of the university system and the chancellors of each of the 13 universities.

During his 30 year tenure with Michael Best, Beightol has advised businesses, owners, and boards of directors to ensure legal compliance of their enterprises. He represents a variety of organizations, predominately within the manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and financial services industries, and also advocates before federal and state courts and administrative agencies across the country. Beightol also serves as chair of the firm’s Water industry group.

Beightol will serve on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System until May 2023.

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