Megan Heinzelman is a Shareholder in the Tax Law Section. In addition to obtaining a Juris Doctorate, she holds a Master’s of Law in Tax from Northwestern University School of Law. She is recognized as a Rising StarSM by Wisconsin Super Lawyers. Megan’s practice focuses on advising clients on complex federal and state tax audits, administrative appeals and an emphasis in tax litigation. She successfully represents businesses and individuals in administrative appeals. In addition she has represented clients in Western and Eastern District Court in Wisconsin, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Tax Court. Megan also works with clients to strategize transactions to attain the best possible tax result. When clients are buying, selling or dividing businesses, she assists them with solutions to their federal, state or international tax issues. Additionally, Megan regularly works with employers to meet their insurance needs and compensation objectives while minimizing their exposure to noncompliance penalties and excise taxes.
Prior to law school, Megan was a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. She held multiple securities and insurance licenses and helped families and businesses reach their financial goals and protect against losses. Her skillset is a convergence of legal, tax, financial, and insurance work, which affords her a unique perspective from which to creatively approach clients’ complex matters with exceptional client service.