William J. Rameker - Murphy Desmond S.C.

William J. Rameker

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987
Phone: 608-268-5612

Mr. Rameker is a member of Murphy Desmond S.C. having joined the firm in 1981. He has over 35 years of experience representing clients in corporate restructuring and reorganization. In 2007 he was again ranked "Top Lawyer" in bankruptcy in a poll of lawyers, as published in Madison Magazine and continues to be listed in "Best Lawyers in America."  He also continues to be named one of Wisconsin's Super Lawyers by Milwaukee Magazine.

His expertise includes representation of secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 proceedings and restructuring troubled companies both inside and outside of Chapter 11 and representing banks.

Mr. Rameker has acted as attorney for the Creditors' Committee and for the Debtor in numerous business bankruptcies in a variety of industries. He has also acted as the State Court Receiver, Bankruptcy Trustee for the past 35 years and attorney for the Trustee in the liquidation of numerous businesses.

He has also played an active role in the community serving as officer or director for various organizations, including Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., the East Madison and Madison Metropolitan YMCAs, the East Madison Jaycees, the Elvehjem Neighborhood Association, Kennedy Little League, Inc., the Optimist Club of Downtown Madison, Badger Basketball Boosters, Inc., the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation, Inc. and Monona Grove Education Foundation, Inc.

Office Location

33 East Main Street, Suite 500
P.O. Box 2038
Madison, WI 53703
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Madison Metro Area
William J. Rameker has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Chapter 12, Chapter 7, Commercial, Committee Representation, Creditor Committees, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Liquidations, Litigation, Trustee Representation, Workouts and Restructurings)