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Timothy A. Burkard

Managing Partner, Manitowoc Office


Tim acts as general counsel to many privately held campanies including family owned companies.  Tim represents these companies in a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, real estate matters, and business formation, structuring and planning.

As a former officer with a large regional financial institution, his practice also involves representing financial institutions in commercial and consumer creditors’ rights matters. His banking experience also brings depth to his practice advising his business clients.

Tim is the Managing Partner for the firm’s Manitowoc, Wisconsin office. 


Representative engagements:

  • Represents buyers and sellers in asset purchase, stock purchase, and merger transactions
  • Provides counsel for supply agreements, distribution agreements, terms and conditions of sale and purchase, non-disclosure agreements, employment and consulting agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, and merger and acquisition agreements
  • Represents corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships in formation, transition planning, buy-sell arrangements, and dissolution
  • Provides commercial and residential real estate counsel for purchase and sale, and lease transactions
  • Has served as a director and general counsel to nonprofit corporations

Honors & Recognitions

Tim holds an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, their highest distinction available. Tim was honored with the Joseph P. Schmitt Speak Up Award, given annually by the Manitowoc-Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce to an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the quality of life for citizens of Manitowoc County.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section and Commercial Financial Services
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin, Business Law Section and Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Section
  • Member, Manitowoc County Bar Association



Community Involvement

  • Past Board member, Manitowoc Public Library Foundation
  • Past General Counsel and Board Member, Manitowoc-Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.  
  • Past Board Member, Capitol Civic Centre Theater
  • Past Board Member, Shady Lane Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility
  • Past Board Member, U.W.-Manitowoc Foundation
  • Past Board Member and Chairperson, Hospice Advisory Committee, Holy Family Memorial Medical Center
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