William E. Taibl

  • Office:
    • Milwaukee

      411 East Wisconsin Avenue
      Suite 1000
      Milwaukee, WI 53202

  • Telephone: (414) 287-1213
  • Fax: (414) 238-6663

Bill Taibl has an extensive practice in nearly all areas of financial institution representation and in a wide variety of real estate related matters. He regularly provides counsel on law and regulatory compliance issues related to consumer and operational matters, including Truth in Lending, RESPA and ECOA, required Board policies, branching activities, new product development and subsidiary transactions. He has handled major troubled loan workouts in Wisconsin and around the country. He has been involved in a wide variety of real estate sales and purchase transactions and commercial lease transactions. He regularly works with land development agreements, zoning and land use issues and Tax Incremental Financing District development projects.

He has authored chapters in legal publications on real estate financing and the Federal Regulations affecting real estate financing. He has served as chairman of the Wisconsin League of Financial Institutions Legal Clinic from 1983 to 1997 and chaired the League’s Attorneys Committee from 1984 to 1997. He has also acted as the program coordinator for the Wisconsin Bankers Association legal clinics from 1999-2004.

He is a member of the Milwaukee (Member, Board of Directors, 1980-83) and American (Banking Law Committee) Bar Associations, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

Bill is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Banking and Finance Law as well as Financial Services Regulation Law. Bill was selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as Milwaukee’s 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Financial Services Regulation Law and in 2014 he received this honor in Banking and Finance Law. He is also listed as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer® in Banking Law.

Practice Areas:


  • Marquette University, J.D., 1973
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A., 1970

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin


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