Andrea is a senior associate in the Corporate Law Practice and Emerging Companies Practice Groups in the Milwaukee office. Andrea’s practice focuses primarily on buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and venture capital equity for companies of all sizes and in various industries. Andrea also assists clients with all stages of business, from formation, financing and capitalization, to exit strategies, as well as general governance and corporate matters, including preparing and negotiating shareholder, operating, customer, supply and distribution agreements.
Andrea joined the firm in 2012 and serves on the Women’s Leadership Forum Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Andrea was an associate in the transactional practice group of a local Milwaukee firm where she also advised clients on various matters related to tax, succession planning and employee benefits.
Andrea received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated from the Marquette University Law School, cum laude, where she served as a Note & Comment Editor of the Marquette Law Review.
Represented Barcodes West (Washington) in the sale of its business to ID Label, Inc. (Illinois).
In connection with the acquisition by Formation Capital, LLC (Georgia) (and its partners) of substantially all of Extendicare Inc.’s remaining United States portfolio of senior care centers, represented Fortis Management Group (Wisconsin) in its corporate organization and acquisition of the operations of numerous skilled nursing and assisted living facilities located in Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin from Formation Capital, LLC.
Represented Technique Golf, LLC (Michigan) in sale to EG Capital.
Represented Franklin Energy Services, LLC (Wisconsin) in acquisition of Resource Action Programs, LLC (Nevada).
Represented management team of EMTEQ, Inc. (Wisconsin) in sale of EMTEQ’s business to BE Aerospace Inc. (Florida).
Represented management team of Medical Security Card Company (d/b/a ScriptSave) (Arizona) in sale of ScriptSave’s business to MedImpact (California).
Represented ARI Network Services (NASDAQ: ARIS) (Wisconsin) in sale of shares of common stock and warrants to institutional and accredited investors in a private placement.
Represented Hard and Soft Fishing, Inc. (Wisconsin) in acquisition of the assets of Acme Tackle Company (Rhode Island).
Represented Pinstripe, Inc. (Wisconsin) in a recapitalization transaction and investment by Accel-KKR (California).
Represented Apio, Inc. (subsidiary of Landec Corporation) in acquisition of GreenLine Foods, Inc.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2007
American Bar Association
Board of Directors, Tax Section of State Bar of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Named a Wisconsin Rising Star (2011)
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, cum laude