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Peter J. Faust

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Pete assists buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, and investors with a wide range of corporate law matters: including, mergers and acquisitions, formation and organization of new businesses, and contract negotiations. The head of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Pete has successfully closed more than 100 mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions involving public and private companies.


Additional Information

Pete Assists Clients With
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and recapitalizations of businesses
  • Private equity and venture capital financing
  • Private offerings of debt and equity securities
  • Securities laws issues
  • Complex contractual matters and negotiations
  • Business financing and loan documentation for borrowers and lenders
  • Formation of new businesses and exit strategies
  • Covenants not to compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Tax-exempt organizations


University of Wisconsin BA Marquette University Law SchoolJ.D. 1994
American Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationState bar of WisconsinState Bar of Wisconsin

Case History

  • Speaker, Park Bank Business seminar, panel discussion “Working on Your Business” (2015) 
  • Speaker, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, Hot Topics for Small Firm and Solo Practitioners seminar, panel discussion “The Drafting of Business Documents: Perspectives from Transactional and Litigation Attorneys” (2014)
  • Speaker,O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, Hot Topics for In-House Counsel seminar, panel discussion “Legal Ethics Issues Relating to the Media & Dealing with the Media” (2013)
  • Speaker, BizTimes Business Strategy seminar, “Preparing Your Business for Sale: A Legal Perspective” (2011)
  • Panelist, MBBI Conference on Deal Momentum, (2009)
  • Speaker, Corporate Practice Institute seminar, “The Enforceability of Employment-Related Covenants Not to Compete”
  • Speaker, Lorman Education Services seminars, “Noncompete Covenants in Other Agreements” (Sale of Business, Shareholder, Franchise, etc.)



Office Location

111 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Other Information

Gender: Male