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Jeffrey S. Dunn



Jeff’s practice focuses on a variety of commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general business law. Jeff also advises clients on business planning issues such as entity selection and formation; and business planning and succession.

Jeff is active in his community and serves on a number of nonprofit Boards of Directors and committees.


Before attending law school, he worked in the international banking and wire transfer department of a large regional bank.


  • Represents clients in varied industries, including manufacturing, chemical, service, sporting goods, food and beverage, and retail.
  • Represents both buyers and sellers in M&A transactions ranging in size from $100,000 to $50 million. Handles due diligence, drafting and negotiating purchase agreements and all related ancillary documents, and transaction closings.
  • Regularly represents businesses on a broad range of contract issues, including:
    • Supply Agreements
    • Requirements and Output Agreements
    • Terms and Conditions of Sale
    • Terms and Conditions of Purchase
    • Distribution and Dealer Agreements
    • Independent Contractor Agreements
    • Sales Representative Agreements
    • Service Agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Indemnity Agreements
    • International or Cross-Border Agreements
    • On-line Terms and Conditions/Terms of Use
  • Counsels small to medium-size businesses on succession planning, including drafting of shareholder and operating agreements and related documents
  • Assisted clients in raising $1 million to $3 million in capital, drafting Private Placement Memorandums, Subscription Agreements, Operating Agreements, and related offering documents
  • Handles a variety of general business matters for clients, including consignment arrangements and financing and workout issues
  • Assists clients with cross-border and import/export matters, including Export Administration Regulations, selection of appropriate arbitration requirements, and issues relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Acted as outside general counsel to businesses during transitions in their legal departments

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Manitowoc County Bar Association



Community Involvement

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Holy Family Memorial Hospital, 2017-present
  • Director, Manitowoc Two-Rivers YMCA Foundation, 2009-present
  • Vice Chair, Holy Family Memorial Hospital, 2013-2017
  • Director, 2004-2013, and President, 2009-2013, Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA
  • Member, Manitowoc Noon Rotary, 2012-present
  • Legal Counsel, Manitowoc-Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc., 2003-present
  • President, Goalgetters United Soccer Club, 2005-2007
  • Volunteer Attorney, Manitowoc County Aging Resource Center
  • Volunteer Attorney, Manitowoc County Law Day
  • Director (2000-2002) and Vice President, 2001-2002, NEW Community Shelter, Inc., Green Bay, WI
  • State Bar Association Mock Trial Judge, Green Bay Region, 2000
  • State Bar Association Mock Trial Coach, West De Pere High School, 2001-2002
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