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Whether he is working with clients to create and administer an estate plan, solving complicated business problems, negotiating with the IRS, or helping to transition a family owned business to the next generation, Carl prides himself on being a trusted advisor to his clients. With a Master’s Degree in Taxation, Carl possesses unique skills to assist his clients in solving legal issues in a tax efficient manner. A clear thinker and easy to talk to, Carl distills complex legal issues into understandable ones that allow his clients to make effective decisions. Carl’s clients are individuals and businesses in a wide variety of occupations and industries that value a trusted advisor as their lawyer.


  • 111 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1400
    Milwaukee, WI 53202


  • English


  • University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, MBA

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin


  • Wisconsin Law Foundation - Fellow
  • Kenosha Area Business Alliance - Member
  • Kenosha County Civil Service Commission - Board Member
  • Kenosha Historical Society - Past Board Member
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals, Milwaukee Chapter - Past President
  • State of Wisconsin Elections Board - Past Chairman
  • Women and Children's Horizons - Past Board Member and Board Counsel

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Trusts and Estates

Special Focus

  • Corporate Finance
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Planning


  • Named one of “Milwaukee’s Leading Lawyers” in Tax by M Magazine in 2013 and in Estate Planning in 2014 and 2015
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, National Honor Society for Graduate Business Students
  • Judicial Intern, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™–AV Preeminent, reflecting an attorney who has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity
  • Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
  • Named as a Five Star Wealth Manager in Estate Planning in 2011, 2012, and 2013, Milwaukee Magazine
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®–Trusts & Estates in 2012–2021.
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers® in 2005–2020 Law & Politics and Milwaukee Magazine

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  • Carl frequently lectures at continuing legal education seminars on various estate and tax issues

Carl Assists Clients With

  • Structuring estate plans for affluent individuals and families to maximize wealth preservation from one generation to the next
  • Representation for corporate and individual fiduciaries, as well as beneficiaries in probate and trust administration matters
  • Business succession planning
  • Representation of taxpayers in dealing with tax controversies involving state and federal taxing authorities
  • Planning and structuring charitable donations for both individuals and charitable organizations

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