Attorney Ginger Zimmerman is the President and Managing Shareholder at Murphy Desmond S.C., having joined the firm in 1992. Her practice combines her experience in business, real estate, bankruptcy, secured transactions, agricultural and commercial transactions and litigation. She represents creditors, debtors, receivers and Trustees in bankruptcies, collections, reorganizations, liquidations and Wisconsin Chapter 128 proceedings.
Zimmerman also represents purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants of commercial and agricultural real estate. Her practice includes consultation and representation related to business start-ups and contracts. Her background in commercial and agricultural law is particularly helpful in structuring and negotiating financing for new businesses, refinancings, business purchases, expansions, succession planning and reorganizations.
Zimmerman currently serves as President and Chair of the firm's Board of Directors, and she is the Practice Group Leader for the Creditors' Rights, Business Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She is included on lists for Best Lawyers in America and Wisconsin Super Lawyers and is rated AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Zimmerman was honored by Wisconsin Law Journal as a recipient of the "Women in the Law" award for her work in the legal field and her support and encouragement of female attorneys in their careers. Zimmerman is a member of the board for the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and a founding member and officer of the Wisconsin Network of IWIRC (International Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation).
Zimmerman has been a panelist for American Bankruptcy Institute's Central States Workshop, the State Bar of Wisconsin, and other seminar providers and has served as an instructor for the Lawyering Skills Program of the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is a co-author of the Pinnacle Business Advisory chapter on collection law in Wisconsin.
Zimmerman works in Murphy Desmond's Madison office, but is available by appointment in the firm's Appleton and Janesville offices.