PRACTICE AREAS: Commercial Law, Secured Transactions, Commercial Litigation, Debtor/Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency
PRACTICE AREAS: Commercial Law, Secured Transactions, Commercial Litigation, Debtor/Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

One of Wisconsin’s most highly regarded bankruptcy and insolvency professionals, Bill also has an active transactional and commercial litigation practice. Bill developed his skills working for a federal bankruptcy judge. In private practice, he has built a reputation as a practical, results-oriented legal strategist, advisor and litigator. Bill handles complex transactions, commercial litigation and insolvency matters for individuals, businesses, and financial institutions. He also serves as a Small Business Bankruptcy Trustee for the Wisconsin and Northern Illinois Bankruptcy Court Districts. Bill has received the highest AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, is recognized among the top 5% of business bankruptcy attorneys in Wisconsin by Super Lawyers, and is listed in America’s Best Lawyers.

EDUCATION: • University of Oklahoma College of Law School, JD with highest honors • University of Central Oklahoma, BA, English summa cum laude

Contact:
715.231.8024
815.927.0411 Fax
wwallo@bakkenorman.com

Bankruptcy Matters: Ann Clarkson, Paralegal aclarkson@bakkenorman.com
Litigation Matters: Amanda Nocchi, Paralegal anocchi@bakkenorman.com
Transactional/Business Matters: Alex Tessman, Paralegal atessman@bakkenorman.com

Awards, Honors and Professional Accomplishments

INTERESTS: Bill is married, with four adult children. He has volunteered his time with various community activities, including the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, the Chamber of Commerce, the Eau Claire Economic Development Corporation, and Momentum West. He enjoys biking, kayaking, and curling, as well as reading (whether ancient history or the latest Neil Gaiman novel). He persists in reminding his children of the value of Middle-Earth, Doctor Who, Bollywood musicals, superheroes, and Jane Austen.

 

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