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Nic Wahl

Nicholas P. Wahl

President and Managing Partner

Meet Nic

Nic Wahl is president and managing partner of Godfrey & Kahn. Nic joined the firm in 1990 and was named president and managing partner in 2011.

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 Wisconsin Super Lawyer. He also 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 & Kahn is a U.S. representative.

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’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 Wisconsin Law Review.

Nic and his wife, Sally, live in Fox Point with their three sons.

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