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Adam J. Tutaj is a shareholder of the firm, and concentrates his practice in the areas of business, tax and health law. Since joining the firm in 1999, he has developed his practice as “general counsel” to clients in a wide range of industries, including: manufacturing, physician group practices, real estate developers, and large 501(c)(3) medical specialty organizations having national and international scope.


Adam is a frequent speaker and author on the issues of tax law, health law and business transactions, and is a regular contributor to CCH's Journal of Passthrough Entities. He is the immediate past-chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Health Law Section and has been named a “Rising Star” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers.


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  1. Business: 34%
    17 years
  2. Tax: 33%
    17 years
  3. Health Care: 33%
    17 years

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  • Frank T. Pasternak

    I not only endorse Adam whole-heartedly, but use him professional as my firm's corporate attorney. He is an outstanding lawyer whom I have known for many years and completely trust. He is highly respected in the community and will absolutely provide excellent legal representation.


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Contact info

Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols Sc

111 E Kilbourn Ave
19th FL
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-6633


WIGood Standing199903/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2015
Rising StarWisconsin Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2014
ListedWisconsin Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarWisconsin Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarWisconsin Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderMeissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols, S.C.1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Milwaukee Bar Association, Taxation SectionCo-chairN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law SectionPast ChairN/A
State Bar of Wisconsin, Business Law SectionPast ChairN/A
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Taxation CommitteeMemberN/A
Small Business Council of AmericaMemberN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
The Group, Inc.MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Legal InsightsSix Key Steps to Developing a Record Retention Policy2016
In Business MagazineShould your business use online legal services?2015
Milwaukee Bar Association Messenger, Vol. 4New IRS Memo Offers Insights on Application of ‘Limited Partner’ Exclusion for Self-Employment Tax2014
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesProtecting Your Identity: Structuring Techniques for Preserving an Entity’s Existing Employer Identification Number in Cross-Species Mergers and Conversions2014
Milwaukee Bar Association Messenger, Vol. 4New IRS Memo Offers Insights on Application of ‘Limited Partner’ Exclusion for Self-Employment Tax2014
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesChoice-of-Entity Considerations for 501(c)(3) Organizations: More than Meets the Eye2012
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesChoice of Entity Considerations for 501(c)(3) Organizations: More Than Meets the Eye2012
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesChoice of Entity in the Age of Subsidy: Recent Developments in the Tax Treatment of Amounts Received from "Non-Owners" Under Sec. 118 and Common Law Contribution to Capital Theories2011
State Bar of Wisconsin Health Law SectionQuantity Measures under the Proposed Medicare Shared Savings Program – A Primer2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Marquette University Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of Wisconsin Real Estate & Business Law InstituteThe Revised Uniform Limited Liability Act: A Proposal for Wisconsin2013
State Bar of Wisconsin Health, Labor, and Employment Law InstituteBuying and Selling a Medical Practice: A Transactional Perspective2013
State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law SectionHIPAA & HITECH: Where Are We Now?2012