Biography

CIVIC AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Alderman, City of Mequon, 2001 to 2013, 2016 to present
  • President, City of Mequon Common Council, 2005 to 2006, 2012 to 2013, 2018 to present
  • Commissioner, Mequon Planning Commission, 2007 to 2010, 2017 to 2018
  • Member, Mequon Community Foundation, 2015 to 2016
  • Member, Mequon Economic Development Board, 2014 to 2016
  • Numerous City of Mequon boards and commissions (including prior to aldermanic service)
  • Member, Lumen Christi Catholic Church (lector, building project committee member, former parish council member)

EMPLOYMENT

Mallery & Zimmerman, S.C., Shareholder and Vice President

  • Frequently serves as court-appointed receiver of operating manufacturers, service companies, distributors, tech companies, commercial real estate projects and other businesses
  • Served as court-appointed receiver of the Wisconsin Funeral Trust at the request of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions and Wisconsin Department of Justice
  • Over $2 billion of loan closings
  • Represents an array of businesses and business owners
  • Represents numerous real estate owners

EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D. (May 1988)
Wisconsin Law Review, Articles Editor (1987-1988), Member (1986-1987)
Regent’s College, London (studied international business transactions)
University of Wisconsin (Madison), B.A. (May 1985)

PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS

  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin’s SuperLawyers (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law)
  • Listed Among Wisconsin’s Top Rated Lawyers (LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®)
  • Listed Among Milwaukee’s Leading Lawyers by M Magazine (Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights and Real Estate Law)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 out of 10
  • Distinguished Service Award, Milwaukee Bar Association, 2000
  • Association of Volunteer Administrators/Service Executives’ Award of Excellence for Milwaukee Area Businesspeople, 1989

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Turnaround Management Association (past Milwaukee Committee Co-Chair)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Chair, Bankruptcy Section, 1998-2000; Program Chair, 1997-1998)
  • Ozaukee County Bar Association

PERSONAL

Married, Stacey Wirth
Father, Victoria (Tori) Wirth (25) and Erin Wirth (22)
Part owner of several small businesses