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Paul Griepentrog

Paul W. Griepentrog

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Paul Griepentrog

Paul Griepentrog is a shareholder in the Corporate Law Practice Group in the Milwaukee office. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters and tax related planning for a variety of business transactions.

Paul regularly represents private equity funds and publicly-traded companies, along with entrepreneurs starting new ventures and long-standing family owned businesses. Paul assists these clients with the structuring, negotiation and closing of complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalizations. Paul's experience ranges from assisting publicly-traded clients with merger transactions, to assisting private equity groups with portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, to assisting a family-owned business with the transition of ownership from one generation to the next. The industries within which Paul's clients operate include heavy industrial manufacturing and distribution, IT management, staffing and professional services, food distribution, real estate development, supplemental educational materials and retail sales of consumer goods.

Paul serves as outside general counsel to his clients by providing day-to-day guidance on an array of issues, including customer/supplier contracts and disputes, employment arrangements, equity and debt financing, succession planning and tax questions. Paul has significant experience with corporate governance issues and provides regular counsel to and serves on numerous Boards of Directors.

Paul is also a certified public accountant.

Admitted To Practice

Wisconsin - 1996

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Milwaukee Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Certified Public Accountant

MACC Fund - Board Member

Medical College of Wisconsin – Board of Trustees

Blue Mound Golf & Country Club – Board Member


Milwaukee Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year" 2018

Listed in Best Lawyers (Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2013 - present)

Listed as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2011)


Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 1996, cum laude

Bachelor of Science, Marquette University, Accounting, cum laude

833 East Michigan Street
Suite 1800
Milwaukee, WI
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