Walter J. Skipper - Quarles & Brady LLP

Walter J. Skipper

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 414-277-5119

Walt Skipper practices business law and helps resolve business disputes for businesses of all sizes. He has experience in numerous business matters from formation, financing, securities issuances, expansion of a business through acquisition or merger, sale of business, going public, spin-offs, recapitalizations and reorganizations, and going private. Mr. Skipper also assists with corporate governance and compliance planning. His recent experience includes:
  • Representing numerous public and private corporations in daily affairs and compliance with wide range of legal requirements and strategic events.

  • Representing a newly formed company simultaneously purchasing companies across the globe in a roll-up through the issuance of stock, cash and notes. Assisted with later expansion and strategic alternatives, including a number of financings, acquisitions and sale of a control stake.

  • Counseling and closing business acquisitions and divestitures.

  • Representing issuers and underwriters issuing billions in securities.

  • Representing parties in SEC and state enforcement investigations.

  • Representing board and addressing corporate governance matters.

  • Assisting clients in resolving litigation claims and business disputes.

  • Representing oppressed minority shareholders and effecting squeeze-out transactions for majority shareholders.

  • Representing business in succession planning and strategic alternatives.

  • Representing defrauded shareholders and investors in recovering lost investment from responsible parties.

Marquette University BS University of Wisconsin Law SchoolJ.D.
Milwaukee Institute, Inc.American Bar AssociationMilwaukee Bar Association Institute of Certified Management Accountants Corporate Services Group Associate Training ProgramMason Wells Buyout Fund I, LP and Mason Wells Biomedical Fund I, LP

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Business Planning, Closely-Held Businesses, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Leveraged Buyouts, Manufacturing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Funds, Publicly-Held Companies, Securities, Transactions)