As a business and corporate law firm, Rice & Bohrofen combines the quality of legal advice and services of a large, national firm with the responsiveness, personal attention, and cost-effectiveness of a smaller boutique firm.
Focused on the success of your business.
Our focus is on providing transactional legal services to privately-held and family-owned businesses in Sheboygan County and throughout the State of Wisconsin.
Shawn Rice practices primarily in the areas of mergers &
acquisitions, corporate, business, real estate, banking & finance
and estate planning. Shawn provides counsel and strategic direction to
business clients and individuals, guiding them through a variety of
transactional matters. Shawn focuses his practice on business,
corporate and commercial matters. He advises businesses of all types
and sizes, from closely-held, family companies to multi-national
He has extensive experience providing counsel on
general business matters such as start-up and formation, limited
liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships, corporate
governance, shareholder relations, bank and other financing,
securities, real estate matters, and contracts including venture
capital, franchises, employment, vendors and consulting arrangements.
Shawn also maintains an active practice assisting clients with mergers,
acquisitions and divestitures, including leveraged buy-outs and
business succession planning. Shawn also represents local non-profit
organizations and financial institutions.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Index Rating 38||Peer Index www.peerindex.net||2011|
|Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Top Up & Coming Wisconsin Attorney||Milwaukee Magazine||2007|
|Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2007|
|Member||Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of State Bar of Wisconsin Business Law Section||2007 - Present|
|Shareholder Partner||Davis & Kuelthau||2002 - 2007|
|Attorney||Godfrey & Kahn SC||1998 - 2002|
|General Counsel||Schreier Malting Company||1996 - 1998|
|Attorney||Kohner, Mann & Kailas, s.c.||1993 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sheboygan County Chamber Biz Assistance Team||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of Business Law||Member||2006 - Present|
|Marquette Golden Angels Network||Member/investor||2005 - Present|
|Sheboygan County Estate Planning Council||Member||2004 - Present|
|Sheboygan County Bar Association||Member, Former Secretary||1998 - Present|
|Western District of Wisconsin||Admitted||1997 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section||Member||1993 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section||Member||1993 - Present|
|Eastern District of Wisconsin||Admitted||1993 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Business Law Section||Member||1993 - Present|
|Nic J. Eichenseer, et al v. Madison-Dane County Tavern League, Inc., et al||Appeals dismiss all claims vs. client & awards $|
|Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lakeside Mechanical LLC||Collected and garnished funds|
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|Marquette Law Review||Architectural Appearance Ordinances and the First Amendment,||1993|
|Marquette University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Creighton University||Political Science & American History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|New Financial Landscape for M&A||Mergers & Acquisitions market and legal update||2010|
|NFIB Annual Succession Planning||Business Succession and Estate Planning||2008|
|Building and Transferring Value in Your Business||Preparing for Sale of Business||2007|