Jeff is Chair of Boardman & Clark’s Business Practice Group and leads its Restaurant & Hospitality and Agribusiness subgroups.  Jeff’s work with clients includes company formation, business succession planning and reorganization, agreements among owners, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting and interpretation, executive compensation agreements, and tax, ERISA, and other regulatory compliance.  He also works with employee benefits plans, such as ESOPs, 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing, pension, health and cafeteria plans, and health savings accounts.

In a prior life, Jeff owned a restaurant on the southeast side of Madison and knows first-hand the challenges small business owners face.  Jeff takes care of the “legal red tape” so that his clients can focus on running their business. His ideal clients are business owners who are looking for a lawyer to partner with them.

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Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin State Courts

Presentations, Publications, & Contributions

  • Co-author with Patrick P. Neuman "Wisconsin Limited Liability Company: Forms and Practice Manual," Data Trace Inc., 2013-Present
  • Speaker on numerous topics, including choice of business entity, drafting limited liability company and partnership agreements, using ESOPs for business succession planning, health savings accounts, and COBRA

Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • Madison Originals Restaurant Group, Board of Directors, 2011-2015

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Business Law Section
    • Taxation Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Sauk County Bar Association


  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2000
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.S., French, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990

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