Peter Wilder is a member of the Banking & Financial Institutions Practice Group. He assists banks, mortgage banks, and other finance companies with mergers and acquisitions, branch sales, vendor contract negotiations, capital raises, mortgage regulation, consumer finance laws, and other regulatory and compliance matters. Much of his practice involves advising boards and senior management teams on strategic matters. Peter also provides legislative support for the Wisconsin community banking and mortgage banking industries.
He has been a featured speaker on a number of topics including internet banking security, mortgage reform, and strategic planning for boards and senior management, and has written extensively on a variety of regulatory matters. Peter is often sought out by industry publications for his knowledge and predictions on trends in bank merger and acquisition activity.
Peter received a 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, and he is currently enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Graduate School of Banking. Peter got his start in financial services by clerking for the General Counsel of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2008
Board of Directors, Community Bankers of Wisconsin – Building Our Leaders of Tomorrow (BOLT)
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 - 2015)
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