Very sad news.
Well-known Milwaukee attorney and community leader Marc Marotta died Wednesday, April 8th.Rest in peace.
According to the Medical Examiner’s report, Marotta died of a ruptured cerebral (berry) aneurysm.
52-year-old Marotta was pronounced dead at the Wisconsin Athletic Club on North Port Washington Road.
...Marotta was a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee. According to his biography on the Foley website, Marotta also served as chairman of the board of the BMO Harris Bradley Center as well as on the boards of Summerfest (Milwaukee World Festival) and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee.
Marotta was a 1987 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1984 graduate of Marquette University where he studied economics, political science and English. He was also a three-time academic All-American basketball player at Marquette.
Marotta was also involved in politics. He served as Secretary of the Department of Administration under former Governor Jim Doyle.
Marotta has a long list of accomplishments and has left a lasting impression on a community he loved. Marotta was raised in Pennsylvania and moved to Milwaukee in the 80s. He spent his life giving back and enriching the community.