Chad J. Richter

Chad J. Richter

O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C.

Recognized since 2019

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Corporate Law

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Chad is a shareholder and member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group. His practice focuses on working with privately held businesses and their owners, acting as corporate counsel to help them with the various legal issues they face in operating and expanding their businesses.

As part of his practice, Chad has considerable experience in Mergers & Acquisitions and frequently works with businesses on ownership transition events. He prides himself on providing efficient, practical legal advice, and consistently finding ways to “get deals done” amid all the various challenges that deals demand.

Over the years, Chad has assisted numerous corporate clients that are involved in dealership/distribution and franchise systems, and has counseled them on the unique contractual and business issues they face as dealers/franchisees.

Chad Assists Clients With

Contact & Links
  • 111 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1400
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Marquette University, B.S.–Business Economics and Philosophy, cum laude
  • Marquette University, J.D. cum laude
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising - Member
  • International Franchise Association - Former Member/Supplier
  • Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries - Board Member/Past President
  • Oak Creek Public Library Foundation - Board Member–Chair
  • Wisconsin Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Corporate Law
    • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2019–2024
    • Selected for inclusion in 2014–2023 Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Law & Politics and Milwaukee Magazine
    • Selected for inclusion in 2008–2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Law & Politics and Milwaukee Magazine
    • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™–AV, reflecting an attorney who has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity
    • Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries, Outstanding Leadership Award, 2012

Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Franchise Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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