May 18 2021
Bill Woodward is a Shareholder in the Green Bay office and chairs the firm’s Manufacturing Section. He serves as general counsel for business clients in a wide range of corporate and business matters throughout Wisconsin, including business planning and successor leadership issues; organizing, acquiring or selling businesses; contract review and drafting; risk analysis and planning; and, general business advice. Bill has represented both buyers and sellers in connection with the purchase or sale of businesses with issues ranging from transfers resulting from family succession to multi-million dollar deals. In addition, Bill represents several automobile dealers in all corporate matters, but with particular emphasis on those matters specific to the automotive industry.
Bill also has a significant real estate practice, assisting clients in all of their real estate matters including negotiating and drafting documents for the acquisition, sale, lease and development of real estate along with financing issues. Bill has extensive experience in condominium law that ranges from the drafting of condominium documents to representing condominium associations in a variety of ongoing matters. He has conducted numerous CLE seminars on condominium law.
Bill is an active member of the NEW Manufacturing Alliance, a group that promotes manufacturing in Northeast Wisconsin. In addition he is on the Board of Directors and is the Legal Advisor for the Door County Triathlon, a non-profit that supports charities in Door County, Wisconsin, including the YMCA and Friends of Murphy Park. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Notre Dame of De Pere School Board, Libertas Foundation, Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and NEW North, Inc.
- Marquette University, J.D., 1989
- Marquette University, B.S., 1986
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Wisconsin
- NEW Manufacturing Alliance
- Door County Triathlon, Board of Directors and Legal Advisor