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Overview

Growing up around a family-owned business forged Joe’s desire to help companies of all sizes with their transactional legal needs.

Understanding the way law is intertwined with business decisions, Joe is an advocate for small and medium companies. He also applies this transactional acumen to complex mergers and acquisitions for domestic and international corporations. Joe frequently handles or manages transaction due diligence, collaborating with colleagues from a range of industries and practice groups. Joe also supports clients throughout transactions, drafting transaction agreements and ancillary documentation, and advising on a wide array of transaction issues. He handles client transactions across a broad spectrum of sectors, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Financial services

Joe has a strong understanding of how new technologies play an increasingly important role in how clients conduct business. Joe also has experience in financial transactions, business entity formation, private securities offerings, domestic and international corporate governance, and commercial contracts. He strives to provide advice and create documents that meet each client’s customized goals while reflecting the current business environment. Joe views transactional law as a way to be involved with a multitude of businesses and touch a wide variety of industries.


Services

Education

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean’s List
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award-Mergers and Acquisitions, Criminal Law, Law Governing Lawyers
    • Marquette Law Review, Technology Editor
    • Business Law Society, Vice President
  • B.A., Marquette University
    • Economics, minor in Business Administration
    • magna cum laude
    • Dean’s List

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
Experience
  • Served as on-site counsel with global manufacturing firm for four months, advising on international corporate governance and international trade compliance as well as supporting mergers and acquisitions team.
  • Advised on due diligence matters for broad range of clients from nonprofit hospitals to manufacturing companies.
  • Assisted in document drafting for clients in private equity, real estate development and early-stage startup sectors.
  • Assisted local international consumer kitchen product manufacturer.
Outside the Office

Joe is a die-hard fan of the Milwaukee Bucks, though he attends fewer games than he'd like. He also has enjoyed cooking since a very young age. There's nothing he won't try to make − or sample. Joe is an avid weight lifter, and enjoys the occasional casual round of golf.