Peter Wilder is a member of the Banking and Financial Institutions Practice Group. His clients include banks, mortgage companies, finance companies, financial services company vendors, and business executives. Peter provides a wide range of corporate and regulatory advice on topics including mergers and acquisitions, strategic revenue enhancement strategies, branch sales, capital raises, vendor contracts, and consumer finance laws. He has also provided legislative support to the Wisconsin community banking and mortgage banking industries.
Peter is a former law clerk for the General Counsel of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of only a few lawyers to have ever completed the program. There he spent over two years conducting in-depth financial and operational analyses of a publicly traded bank holding company. Areas of study included credit risk management, funding, asset/liability management, loan portfolio management, retail banking, bank marketing, and bank leadership, among others. He readily shares his unique perspective with boards of directors, executive management teams, and industry publications such as SNL Financial and American Banker.
Peter received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Dispute Resolution.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2008
Board of Directors and Legislative Committee, Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association
Named a Up & Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2012)
Recognized as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2014 - 2016)
Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
Juris Doctor, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with distinction