|Mersch retiring after 50-year career|
Almost 50 years to the day after a young Bill Mersch began his law career in downtown Aurora, the veteran attorney will shift gears to semi-retirement.
Mersch recalled with a bit of fond nostalgia the day he went to work for John Newman and Charley Whitney on June 22, 1964. That law firm, established in 1910, would eventually bear Mersch’s name as well. The Aurora native will be honored Friday for his retirement from Whitney Newman Mersch & Otto Attorneys, the only professional home he’s ever known.
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