Mark T. Ehrmann - Quarles & Brady LLP

Mark T. Ehrmann

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 608-283-2479

Mark Ehrmann is a corporate services attorney whose 20+ years of legal experience has concentrated on representing companies and their owners and investors in domestic and international stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and other corporate reorganizations and public and private financings. In addition, Mark has worked with a number of start up and emerging companies and their investors by assisting them with forming their companies, completing agreements among founders and employees, protecting intellectual property and securing angel and venture capital financing.

Mark’s experience includes:

  • Acting as primary counsel to two biotechnology companies and their shareholders in separate transactions with large pharmaceutical companies.

  • Counseling a not-for-profit provider of senior living facilities in connection with its acquisition of a retirement community.

  • Advising a MRI hardware and software company in connection with its acquisition of a division of a public company.

  • Representing a cellular telephone company in its initial public offering of stock.

  • Advising a cellular telephone company in acquisitions of various cellular markets. 

  • Counseling a manufacturer in public offering of subordinated debt. 

  • Representing a venture capital firm in acquisition of food service company, chemical company and plastics company. 

  • Advising a dental instruments company in the purchase of two separate European businesses and in a merger with public company. 

  • Representing a software company in its initial public offering and a subsequent going private transaction. 

  • Acting as counsel to management groups and founders involving transactions, in several industries, including biotechnology, retail and healthcare. 

  • Representing various companies and their shareholders in connection with the sale of their businesses through investment banker led transactions, including a fire truck manufacturer, a party goods retailer, a provider of asset management services in the health care industry, a manufacturer of MRI devices, a pet and animal food manufacturer and a malt distributor. 

  • Advising several biotech companies in connection with the formation of those companies, the licensing of technology and the completion of angel and venture capital financings. 

  • Counseling management in a management led buy-out of a health care company and a subsequent recapitalization and sale of that company. 

  • Representing management in a management led buy-out of a warehouse management company and a subsequent acquisition of a separate division. 

  • Advising a retailer in an acquisition of other retail chains. 

  • Counseling companies in purchases of assets out of bankruptcy. 

  • Representing angel and venture capital investors in the completion of private investment transactions. 

  • Acting as lead acquisition counsel for a company involved in the construction industry.

Representative clients to which Mark has provided service include: 

  • Publicly-traded and privately-held software vendors which develop and license software for a variety of industries. 

  • Manufacturers of MRI devices. 

  • Research institutions involved in developing, licensing and spinning-off technologies. 

  • Manufacturers of dental instruments and related products. 

  • Provider of senior living facilities. 

  • Publicly-traded provider of cellular telephone services. 

  • Manufacturer of well cameras and pumps. 

  • Publicly-traded provider of telephone services. 

  • Retailers of operating party goods, general merchandise and recreational vehicles. 

  • Biotechnology companies involved with several products and services, including stem cell research, and drug discovery. 

  • Foreign-owned company which rents and sells scaffolding and related products for large construction projects. 

  • Venture capital firms investing in debt and equity in various industries and companies. 

  • Provider of cable television services. 

  • Developer of security access system. 

  • Provider of asset management services to hospitals and other health care providers. 

  • Maker of dog and pet food products. 

  • Manufacturer of picture frames and related products.

  • Companies engaged in sourcing products in Europe and Asia. 

  • Distributor of heating systems and related products. 

  • Provider of senior living facilities.

University of Wisconsin Law School J.D. University of Wisconsin BS
Milwaukee Bar AssociationDane County Bar AssociationChicago Bar Association American Bar AssociationForward Wisconsin, Inc.Wisconsin Technology Council Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Office Location

33 East Main Street, Suite 900
Madison, WI 53703-3095
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Madison Metro Area
Mark T. Ehrmann has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Venture Capital Law