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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Downtown Milwaukee is the social and economic center of the greater metropolitan area hosting numerous festivals, ethnic restaurants, and cultural activities year-round. Situated on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the city exemplifies beauty in all four seasons and boasts no shortage of activities for residents and visitors alike. Forbes has ranked Milwaukee in the top ten cities for young professionals as well as one of the best places to start a career.
 

Visiting Our Office

Parking for Godfrey & Kahn visitors is available on the first floor and lower levels of 833 East. The parking structure entrance is located at the northeast corner of the building. Upon entering the garage, please proceed to the right and park in Visitor Parking. Additional parking is available on the lower levels.

Once parked, follow signs to the parking structure elevators and proceed to the 4th-floor lobby. Please check in at the security desk. You will be asked to show a photo ID.

Proceed to the 18th floor where you will be greeted by our receptionists.

833 East Michigan StreetSuite 1800Milwaukee, WI53202

414.273.3500414.273.3500

414.273.5198414.273.5198

Nic Wahl

Nicholas P. Wahl

President and Managing Partner

414.287.9230414.287.9230

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<p>Downtown Milwaukee is the social and economic center of the greater metropolitan area hosting numerous festivals, ethnic restaurants, and cultural activities year-round. Situated on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the city exemplifies beauty in all four seasons and boasts no shortage of activities for residents and visitors alike. Forbes has ranked Milwaukee in the top ten cities for young professionals as well as one of the best places to start a career.<br />
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<h3>Visiting Our Office</h3>

<p>Parking for Godfrey &amp; Kahn visitors is available on the first floor and lower levels of 833 East.&nbsp;The parking structure entrance is located at the northeast corner of the building.&nbsp;Upon entering the garage, please proceed to the right and park in Visitor Parking. Additional parking is available on the lower levels.</p>

<p>Once parked, follow signs to the parking structure elevators and proceed to the 4th-floor&nbsp;lobby. Please check in at the security desk. <strong>You will be asked to show a photo ID.</strong></p>

<p>Proceed to the 18th&nbsp;floor&nbsp;where you will be greeted by our receptionists.</p>/images/Web-Imagery/Office-Heroes/Milwaukee-HERO.png/Godfrey-Kahn/Offices/Milwaukee-bio-background.jpgMilwaukee/images/Web-Imagery/Office-Heroes/Milwaukee-TEASER.pngMilwaukee, Wisconsin643308/people/Wahl_Nicholas.htmNicholasPWahl/Godfrey-Kahn/Attorney-Headshots1/Wahl_Nic.jpgNic Wahl414.287.9230414.273.5198nwahl@gklaw.com<h2>Meet Nic</h2>

<p>Nic Wahl is president and managing partner of Godfrey &amp; Kahn. Nic joined the firm in 1990 and was named president and managing partner in 2011.</p>

<p>In addition to those roles, Nic continues to maintain a broad-based practice focused on representing private equity, management and corporate buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, providing general business advice, and advising on succession planning and real estate matters. Nic is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association and has been consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America as well as recognized as a <em>Wisconsin Super Lawyer. </em>He also&nbsp;serves on the Board of Directors of TerraLex, a worldwide network of 155 law firms in 100 countries with over 17,000 lawyers and of which Godfrey &amp; Kahn is a U.S. representative.</p>

<p>Nic is a Police Commissioner for the village of Fox Point and serves on the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Law School, and the Advisory Board of Marquette University Law School. He is also a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee and the Association for Corporate Growth. Nic is a Green Bay native. He received his Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1987 and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1990, where he served as Member/Articles Editor of the <em>Wisconsin</em> <em>Law Review</em>.</p>

<p>Nic and his wife, Sally, live in Fox Point with their three sons &ndash; Nicholas (UW-Madison), Jack and Alec (MUHS).</p><p>Advised private equity fund in its purchase of a specialty chemicals business, advised the portfolio company in its operations and advised the fund in its sale of the specialty chemicals business to a publicly traded company.</p><p>Advised private equity fund&#39;s specialty coatings portfolio company in its operations, its add-on acquisition, and advised the fund in the sale of both entities to a publicly traded company.</p><p>Advised national battery retailer/franchisor in its sale (sale of LLC interests) to a private equity fund.</p><p>Advised company founders, venture capital funds and a major institution&#39;s licensing arm in numerous early-stage portfolio company equity investments and debt financings.</p><p>Advised California-based public company in its acquisition of a portfolio company from a Warburg-Pincus investment fund.</p><p>Advised private equity fund with its acquisition of several Wisconsin-based, privately-held manufacturing companies.</p><p>Advised national HVAC distributor/wholesaler in its day-to-day activities, its national real estate matters and with respect to several add-on acquisitions.</p><p>Advised national financial institution in connection with various anchor tenant leases for its office towers located throughout the Midwest.</p><p>Advised numerous business owners and their families with respect to estate and succession planning matters.</p><p>Greater Milwaukee Committee</p>

<p>Marquette University Law School – Advisory Board</p>

<p>Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce&nbsp;– Board of Directors</p>

<p>Milwaukee Repertory Theater – Board of Directors</p>

<p>TerraLex – Board of Directors</p>

<p>University of Wisconsin Law School – Board of Visitors</p>

<p>Village of Fox Point – Police Commissioner</p><p>Listed in <em>Best Lawyers in America</em> (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007 - present)</p>

<p>Recognized as a&nbsp;<em>Best Lawyers</em>&nbsp;&ldquo;Lawyer of the Year&rdquo; (Corporate Law, 2022, 2024)</p>

<p>Recognized as a <em>Wisconsin Super Lawyer</em> (2007 - present)</p>

<p>AV Preeminent&reg; Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell&reg;</p>

<p>Included in the BizTimes&rsquo; <em>Wisconsin 275</em>, featuring Wisconsin&rsquo;s most influential business leaders</p><p>Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School,1990, <em>Law Review&nbsp; </em>(Member/Articles Editor)</p>

<p>Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, 1987, Chemistry</p><p><img alt="" loading="lazy" src="/Godfrey-Kahn/HonorLogos/Best-Lawyers---Firm-Logo.png?Medium" /></p>/Godfrey-Kahn/Attorney-Bios/WahlNicholas_Bio.pdfPresident and Managing PartnerWahl_Nicholas/images/Attorney---Bio-Page-Photos/Wahl_Nic_Milwaukee.pngNic WahlAttorney Type - Godfreykahn Data ModulesBar Adm - Godfreykahn Data ModulesWisconsinCourt Adm - Godfreykahn Data ModulesDisplay in Primary List - Godfreykahn Data ModulesGKContact - Godfreykahn Data ModulesFirm LeadershipRecruiterInitials - Godfreykahn Data ModulesWLaw School - Godfreykahn Data ModulesUniversity of Wisconsin Law SchoolLeadership - Godfreykahn Data ModulesFirm Leader 1Offices - Godfreykahn Data ModulesMilwaukeePeople - Godfreykahn Data ModulesNicholas P. WahlPosition1 - Godfreykahn Data ModulesPresident and Managing PartnerPractice Area - Godfreykahn Data ModulesCorporateMergers & AcquisitionsPractice Type - Godfreykahn Data ModulesProfessional Assoc - Godfreykahn Data ModulesAmerican Bar AssociationAssociation for Corporate Growth (ACG)Milwaukee Bar AssociationState Bar of WisconsinPublicationType - Godfreykahn Data ModulesTeam Leader - Godfreykahn Data ModulesAttorney Type - Godfreykahn Data ModulesBar Adm - Godfreykahn Data ModulesCourt Adm - Godfreykahn Data ModulesDisplay in Primary List - Godfreykahn Data ModulesGKContact - Godfreykahn Data ModulesInitials - Godfreykahn Data ModulesLaw School - Godfreykahn Data ModulesLeadership - Godfreykahn Data ModulesOffices - Godfreykahn Data ModulesMilwaukeePeople - Godfreykahn Data ModulesNicholas P. WahlPosition1 - Godfreykahn Data ModulesPosition2 - Godfreykahn Data ModulesPractice Area - Godfreykahn Data ModulesPractice Type - Godfreykahn Data ModulesProfessional Assoc - Godfreykahn Data ModulesPublicationType - Godfreykahn Data ModulesRoleType - Godfreykahn Data ModulesTeam Leader - Godfreykahn Data Modules02023-10-20T10:04:18.98000

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